Creeds, Confessions, & Catechisms: A Reader’s Edition (Short Review)

Here's a new publication for Protestant Christians who appreciate and utilize confessions: Creeds, Confessions, & Catechisms: A Reader's Edition. It's a hardcover that contains thirteen creeds, Reformed catechisms, and Protestant confessions. Specifically, it has the Apostles', Nicene, and Athanasian creeds. It also has the Chalcedonian Definition. As for confessions, it has the Augsburg (Lutheran), Belgic… Continue reading Creeds, Confessions, & Catechisms: A Reader’s Edition (Short Review)

Sale Notice: Excellent Reformed Resources on Logos

I typically don't do blog posts like this, but I just noticed that Logos Bible Software is having a pretty good sale on some very good Reformed resources. And I hope our readers don't mind me posting a list of the sales here - maybe it'll be of some use for some people! If not,… Continue reading Sale Notice: Excellent Reformed Resources on Logos

By His Sovereign Will

In 1559 Antoine Chandieu and John Calvin wrote the first draft of the French Confession (also called the Gallican Confession). That same year the Synod of Paris edited and adopted it. In 1571 it was revised and adopted by the National Synod in La Rochelle, France; therefore sometimes this confession is called the "Confession of… Continue reading By His Sovereign Will

The Popes of Evangelicalism (Lints)

(This is a re-post from December, 2015) I always think it’s ironic and comical when a Christian mocks or discredits creeds and confessions then turns around to favorably quote popular evangelical leaders on social media. While social media is new, this anti-confessional and pro-popular leader mindset is not new. It was a central characteristic of… Continue reading The Popes of Evangelicalism (Lints)

Christian Doctrine and Experience (Machen)

Sometimes Christians get doctrine and experience mixed up.  For example, suppose a person came to faith by experiencing the kindness of Jesus.   Then suppose the same person started teaching that the essence of conversion is experiencing Jesus' kindness.   It is biblically true and wonderful that Jesus is kind.  But it isn't helpful - or… Continue reading Christian Doctrine and Experience (Machen)