Posts Tagged: robert godfrey

How Did Protestants Think About the Church After the Reformation?

How Did Protestants Think About the Church After the Reformation?

Up until the Reformation, by and large, certainly in the West, there had been one united institutional church. It didn’t mean everybody agreed about everything, but at least, theoretically,...

The Essential Difference between the Protestant and Roman Catholic Views of Assurance

The Essential Difference between the Protestant and Roman Catholic Views of Assurance

Here is the embodiment and summary of what had generally been taught in the Middle Ages but it had never been officially defined that God loves the lovely. “For...

Worship Influences All of Life

Worship Influences All of Life

And so, the Lord is building in to the life of His people structures that are constantly going to be saying to them, “Are you serving Me? Are you...

The Heart of the Law

The Heart of the Law

And Moses says, “Now Israel, what does the LORD your God require of you?” It’s a great question, isn’t it, posed in other places in the Scriptures. But what...

The State of the Church in the Sixteenth Century

The State of the Church in the Sixteenth Century

The church itself in the early 16th century is undergoing changes and challenges and we can perhaps say, although this is of little interest to most people, that the...

Be Careful How You Worship

Be Careful How You Worship

Now we all know, don’t we, that the idea that God is a consuming fire is just an Old Testament idea. This is a trick question, this is to...

Does God turn His face away from Christians?

Does God turn His face away from Christians?

well you know the great ironic blessing that God gave to the priesthood in Israel – / – lay upon Israel – bless Israel was that the Lord’s face...

The Donation of Constantine

The Donation of Constantine

Who’s in charge in Western Christendom? We can see this tension in a number of different ways. We’ve already talked about coronation of Charlemagne in the year 800 on...

Why should Christians study Christology?

Why should Christians study Christology?

it’s amazing in a sense that anyone would have to ask that question Christians are about Christ to have to convince Christians that somehow knowing about Christ is important...

How can I witness to my friends who say they’re Christians but their actions say otherwise?

How can I witness to my friends who say they’re Christians but their actions say otherwise?

Horton: Well, I think it’s hard to know exactly what to say. That’s a very large and difficult problem. I would say the best way into it for someone...