Vos on Preaching and the Lord’s Supper

Geerhardus Vos, in a sermon preached at Princeton in 1902, notes the importance of cross centered preaching.  In a wonderful way, he brings it to the table of the Lord.    "There can be a betrayal of the gospel of grace by silence. There can be disloyalty to Christ by omission as well as by positive offence against… Continue reading Vos on Preaching and the Lord’s Supper

The Joy of Resurrection Life: A Meditation from Vos

The sermons of Geerhardus Vos are treasures, to say the least. These are messages that focus the Christian on the things that are not fading away - the eternal things. As Sinclair Ferguson wrote in the introduction, "These pages contain a thesaurus of theological riches, a gold mine whose every vein is packed with gleaming… Continue reading The Joy of Resurrection Life: A Meditation from Vos

Vos on Abraham’s faith

Geerhardus Vos' description of the faith of the OT patriarchs - particularly Abraham - is most excellent.  I highly recommend (re)reading the entire section, since I only have room to quote a few statements.  See pages 83-87 of Vos' Biblical Theology: Old and New Testaments (Edinburgh: Banner of Truth, 2000). "Faith was in Abraham's life… Continue reading Vos on Abraham’s faith

Geerhardus Vos on Kingdom

 Is the kingdom of God a process of development or social utopia?  Let's ask Vos: "Side by side with 'the future age,' and characterizing it from a less formal point of view, the phrase 'kingdom of God' designates the consummate state, as it will exist for believers after the judgment.  Jesus, while making the kingdom… Continue reading Geerhardus Vos on Kingdom