The Necessity of Scripture

NOTE: This is a re-post from June, 2010. “Not only is it necessary that God reveal himself by means of Word, it is also necessary that the Word be written.  Thus, the Reformed, together with the Lutheran orthodox, affirm the ‘necessity of Scripture’ or of the ‘written Word’ (verbum scriptum) over against the contrary claims… Continue reading The Necessity of Scripture

Trembling Before the Word

 Here's a great section of Jerry Bridges' commentary on the fruit of the Spirit and other Christian virtues.  Here he talks about one aspect of Christian humility. "The person who is truly humble before God is also humble before God's Word.  God says he esteems the person who is humble and contrite in spirit and who… Continue reading Trembling Before the Word