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  • Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 49 image

    Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 49

    ["Your will be done" could easily be a passive and fatalistic prayer, a sort of Christianised inshallah. Heidelberg will have none of this; it is supposed to be an... Read more
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    Nineveh As Jonah Saw It

    This is an extraordinary 3D simulation of Nineveh under King Ashurbanipal of Assyria (seventh century): in other words, pretty much what Jonah saw when he went to call... Read more
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    100 Books in 2016

    Last December, prompted by a challenge from Tim Challies, I decided to read one hundred books in 2016. It probably strikes some as a silly, artificial, vainglorious or... Read more
  • Is Faith Without Works Dead, Or Just Sleepy? image

    Is Faith Without Works Dead, Or Just Sleepy?

    For those interested, I have a post up at The Gospel Coalition today in which I engage in a bit more detail with Steve Holmes and Alan Jacobs, on sola fide, ethical... Read more
  • Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 48 image

    Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 48

    [Everybody knows that the kingdom of God is a pretty central theme in Christianity, but many are slightly unclear about exactly what it is, or how to pray for it. Is it... Read more
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    True to Form

    True to Form is a pastoral and theological resource you should know about. It's a readable but in-depth look at gender and sexuality from a Christian point of view, and... Read more
  • The Difference Between Envy and Jealousy (and Why it Matters) image

    The Difference Between Envy and Jealousy (and Why it...

    What is the difference between envy and jealousy? And does it matter? In modern English the words are used almost interchangeably, so much so that when people read both... Read more
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    Sex, Gender and Public Discourse

    Alastair Roberts has just written what may turn out to be my post of the year. Simply put, it is an extended argument for the idea that sex and gender differences have a... Read more
  • Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 47 image

    Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 47

    ["Hallowed be your name" is probably the phrase in the Lord's Prayer that people find the hardest to understand, so Heidelberg gives one Lord's Day over to explaining it... Read more
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    The Identity of Ezekiel’s Prince

    The identity of the prince in Ezekiel 40-48 is puzzling, and understandably disputed. Why is he called a prince, rather than a king? Is he a regular king in the manner... Read more