Daily Roundup for May 22, 2018

Daily Roundup for May 22, 2018

Here are the items and resources of interest for May 22, 2018:


Theology/Christianity:

  • Six hymns that teach bad theology — It is vital that we sing hymns that teach correct theology, especially in corporate worship. Music is a powerful tool, and it has been used throughout the ages to smuggle false doctrine into the church. Read and decide if you agree with the author. 
  • Everyone is talking about the sermon preached at the royal wedding.  In my view, the gospel was not preached because Christ was not preached. Yes, He was mentioned, but the gospel was absent. This is a helpful article on the matter, and this is another and another and another.
  • We were made to worship, privately and, more importantly, corporately. What does your worship look like? 

 

 

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Daily Roundup for May 10, 2018

Daily Roundup for May 10, 2018

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Daily Roundup for April 10, 2018

Daily Roundup for April 10, 2018

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Christ’s fullness is given to us. Fellowship with Christ means fullness in Christ. The Christian, by Christ’s Spirit, is united to Christ in fellowship, and in Him we have everything. We are filled. We lack nothing.

 

 

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Daily Roundup for March 13, 2018

Daily Roundup for March 13, 2018

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I will be away at the GPTS Theology Conference this week.  Look for the next post on Friday**
Daily Roundup for February 16, 2018

Daily Roundup for February 16, 2018

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BOOK RECOMMENDATION: The Church of Christ by James Bannerman

From the website: “The New Testament places the church at the centre of its practical vision of the Christian life and at the heart of the Great Commission. A church-less Christianity is no real Christianity at all.
As we head into a world very similar to Paul’s own context, in which pluralism dominates and Christianity is regarded with intellectual and moral suspicion, it is vital that Christians have a clear understanding of what the church actually is.
James Bannerman’s The Church of Christ is one of the key historic texts of the doctrine of the church. Few will agree with everything the author has to say, but as Carl Trueman states in his foreword, ‘the great thing about the book is that it will stimulate the reader to reflect on the nature of the church in a profoundly biblical and historically sensitive way’.
After dealing with basic principles and distinctions, such as the contrast between the visible and invisible church, and between the local and universal church, Bannerman takes up the important and far-reaching question of the relation between church and state. But the body of the work is really a treatise on church power—the nature, limits and exercise of Christ’s power in the church in its connexional and local aspects. In what does the ordained ministry consist? Should the church micro-manage the lives of her members? To what extent should the church campaign for wider political or social causes? Is the church to be an agent for the transformation of society as a whole? What tools does the church have for making disciples and, if necessary, disciplining them? Answers to these questions can only come from a correct understanding of the nature of the church’s power.
Although Presbyterian in conviction, the author has undertaken a ‘comparative’ study of the various classic positions on each issue under consideration as these are expressed in the confessional symbols and standard authors. It is this method which makes the book so useful for all serious-minded readers. The appendix also contains valuable bibliographical material.
This is classic Scottish theology at its best, and those who take the time to digest it will be richly rewarded.”

 

Technology:

  • For those of you who have a Samsung phone, a nice little app called SideSync is very helpful. It mirrors your phone on your laptop/desktop computer. In order to use it you need the SideSync app on your phone.If your Samsung phone is fairly new it is probably installed already. Check and then go to the SideSync website and download the program for each computer you want to us with your phone.

 

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