“The Lord Jesus not only gives many and excellent benefits to His church, but He and His church mutually belong to each other, are united with each other – and exercise communion with each other, all of which is wondrous beyond comparison.” – Wilhelmus à Brakel #church #christ#communion #union #theology #reformed #seminarylife #churchlife gpts.edu
Derek Thomas briefly describes how Calvin’s sermons are different from his commentaries, who they are intended for, and why you should read them.
One of the highlights of my year is attending the annual Ministers Conference of the Banner of Truth Trust. Each year, ministers, elders, and seminary students gather in Elizabethtown PA to hear the Word of God, enjoy sweet fellowship, and find refreshment in the middle of the busyness that is the pastoral ministry.
Thou hast given me the ordinance of song
as a means of grace;
Fit me to bear my part in that music ever new,
which elect angels and saints made perfect
now sing before thy throne and before the Lamb.
—Valley of Vision