Thursday, February 22, 2018

‘Articles’

Christians, Immigration, and the Bible

Thursday, February 1, 2018 21:58

. . By Elinor Griffin, Refugee Ministry Coordinator for Outreach North America, Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church Recently, a friend of mine told me about her family’s first Christmas in the United States. Her three year old son woke up to the sound of fireworks, but he was not excited. ...

Straight Talk for Reformed Christians

Monday, January 1, 2018 21:42

. . [Editor's Note: The Christian Observer, the editor, and the Reformed Presbyterian Church - Hanover Presbytery, in which the editor is ordained a Minister and Teaching Elder, subscribe to the Westminster Confession of Faith, including the cessation of charismatic gifts of the Holy Spirit, which is addressed ...

Of “Hush” Funds and Collusion: Christmas and “The Rule of Law”

Sunday, December 3, 2017 15:05

. . By David Brand . “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders.  And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.  Of the increase ...

Behind Every Transgression: Doubting the Goodness of God

Sunday, December 3, 2017 13:00

. . “. . . everything that does not come from faith is sin.” Romans 14:23 ESV Beginning with that tragic episode in the garden of Eden, Satan’s strategy has been to sow doubt into the human heart concerning the goodness of ...

Behind Every Transgression: Doubting the Goodness of God

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 0:00

. . by David Brand “. . . everything that does not come from faith is sin.” - Romans 14:23 ESV   Beginning with that tragic episode in the garden of Eden, Satan’s strategy has been to sow doubt into the human heart concerning the goodness of God. ...

Joy in Hope

Thursday, October 5, 2017 17:00

. . If in Christ we have hope in this life only, we are of all people most to be pitied.” -1 Corinthians 15:19 ESV- . . . . we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God.   Not ...

Reconciliation: The Language of the Cross

Friday, September 1, 2017 0:00

. . Pilate had a notice prepared and fastened it to the cross.  It read: JESUS OF NAZARETH, THE KING OF THE JEWS.  . . . and the sign was written in Aramaic, Latin, and ...

God Is

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 0:00

. . “In him we live and move and have our being.” -Acts 17:28- . To say that “God is” represents a far more foundational category of expression than to say that “God is love.” [1]  Were it not for the profound truth of those ...

The Head of the Church?

Sunday, July 2, 2017 22:23

. . The Ancient and Modern Enigma Concerning Simon Peter Many within professing Christendom have long assumed, on the basis of Jesus words in Matthew 16:18, that Peter is the head of the church universal. [1]  To be sure, in verse 17, Jesus promised to give him “the keys ...

From the Ground Up

Sunday, June 4, 2017 21:51

. . “Faithfulness springs up from the ground, and righteousness looks down from the sky.” Psalm 85:11 To the very apostle to whom, from the cross, our Lord Jesus Christ committed his own mother, [1] God gave “the revelation of Jesus Christ” in order “to show ...