Posts from September 2017

Standing on the Word of God- Part 5

“The Doctrines of the Reformation – Christ Alone” For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit… – 1 Pet. 3:18 As we saw last week, the Scriptures alone are the rule of faith for believers, being necessary for us to understand our need…

Standing on the Word of God – Part 4

“The Doctrines of the Reformation – Scripture Alone”  For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. – Romans 15:4 Having considered some of the historical developments which contributed to the coming of the Reformation we want to take the rest…

Standing on the Word of God – Part 3

“The Necessity of Reform: The Church’s Crisis of Holiness” 13 Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 14 As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, 15 but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in…

Standing on the Word of God – Part 2

“The Necessity of Reform: The Church’s Crisis of Authority”  For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, “The righteous shall live by faith.”    – Romans 1:16-17 We began our series…

Standing on the Word of God – Part 1

“The Necessity of Reform: The Church’s Crisis of Authority”  14 But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it 15 and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. 16 All Scripture is breathed out by…