Online Trends Parents Need to Warn Their Kids About

by Ava Pennington These days, the information superhighway resembles a virtual Wild West more than it does a highway. Problem is, the local sheriff is usually several steps behind the bad guys. Often the targets—our kids—don’t think they need protecting. A 2012 study by McAfee indicated that almost 70% of teens hide their online activity. … Continue reading Online Trends Parents Need to Warn Their Kids About

Hoe om God se stem te hoor

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Baie keer as ek sê dat die Heilige Gees vir my hierdie-of-daardie gesê of gewys het, is die eerste vraag wat ek kry: “Hoe?”.

God praat met ons op verskillende maniere. Omdat Hy ons inside out ken, weet Hy ook watter kommunikasie metodes om te gebruik sodat ons kan hóór. Dit is ook ‘n leerproses om Sy stem te kan onderskei. Want in ons koppe is daar drie stemme – ons s’n, God s’n en die vyand s’n. En ons moet leer hoe om te identifiseer wanneer wie praat.

Eerstens moet ons ‘n verhouding met Hom hê voordat die kommunikasielyne waarlik kan oopgaan. (Nie ‘doen ‘n uur Bybelstudie en rammel ‘n eentonige gebed af’ nie.) God ken ons harte en weet wanneer ons regtig ‘n hunkering na Hom het. As ons tot Hom nader, sal Hy tot ons nader. Maar ons moet die eerste move maak.

Ons gedagtewêreld moet ‘n…

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How can I prevent my personal Christian growth from becoming stagnant?

There’s only one absolute way I know of to keep your Christian growth from becoming stagnant, and that is to die. The only time Christian growth stops altogether is at death. That’s because we don’t need to grow any further; we’re ushered into the state of glorification. If a person is in Christ and Christ … Continue reading How can I prevent my personal Christian growth from becoming stagnant?

Our Lord Jesus Christ, … though he was rich, yet for your sakes … became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.

It pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell. - The brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high; being made … Continue reading Our Lord Jesus Christ, … though he was rich, yet for your sakes … became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.

Did Spurgeon hold to 1689 Federalism?

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Benjamin Keach pastored a fellowship at Horse-lie-down, Southwark for 36 years (1668-1704). He was succeeded by Benjamin Stinton from 1704-1718 (14 yrs), who was succeeded by Joh Gill from 1720-1771 (51 yrs). In 1833 the congregation moved to New Park Street where Spuregon began preaching in 1854 (20 years old).

Keach held to 1689 Federalism while Gill held to a more Westminster-style baptist covenant theology (what has been dubbed “modern reformed baptist covenant theology”).

Which view of covenant theology did Spurgeon hold to?

It’s Important

First, note how important Spurgeon believes this issue is:

“For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts; and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people.” — Hebrews 8:10.

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