Monday Meditation: The Faithfulness of God

Last week when I was looking up some references on the faithfulness of God I found these helpful paragraphs on this topic by Martyn Lloyd-Jones. It's a good Monday meditation! ...Now that brings me to the fourth moral attribute of God, and that is God’s faithfulness. This, in a sense, is included in His righteousness… Continue reading Monday Meditation: The Faithfulness of God

On Not Broadcasting a Worship Service (Lloyd-Jones)

Sometime during the 1960s D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preached in the United States at a church that broadcasted the evening service on the radio. You can find this story in chapter 13 of Preaching & Preachers. At the end of his story about preaching at this worship service, Lloyd-Jones gave his opinion on broadcasting a service… Continue reading On Not Broadcasting a Worship Service (Lloyd-Jones)

Governed by Our Own Logic: Hyper-Calvinism (Lloyd-Jones)

 There are various ways to define hyper-Calvinism.  For example, we might explain it as a system of doctrine that rejects the free offer of the gospel based on a low view of man's responsibility.  We might also explain it in terms of biblicism or rationalism.  Some have rightly called this the quest for illegitimate religious… Continue reading Governed by Our Own Logic: Hyper-Calvinism (Lloyd-Jones)

You Are My God (Lloyd-Jones)

 The first words of David's prayer in Psalm 63 are, "[O] God, my God you are" (אֱלֹהִ֤ים אֵלִ֥י אַתָּ֗ה).  Or, in better English: "O God, you are my God!"  I like how Martyn Lloyd-Jones reflected on these words: Listen to David in this psalm; here is the language always of the true children of God.… Continue reading You Are My God (Lloyd-Jones)

Lord’s Day Worship x2 (Lloyd-Jones)

 In the history of Reformed churches, the Lord's Day practice has been to gather for corporate worship twice, usually morning and evening.  True, there is no command in Scripture to worship twice on the Lord's Day.  However, I would say that a person needs a good biblical reason not to come twice if his or… Continue reading Lord’s Day Worship x2 (Lloyd-Jones)