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9:30 am Kid City and Adult Education Hour
10:30 am    Morning Service and Big Picture Kids
6:00 pm Evening Service (@ Bond Chapel)

North Side Notes

Lingering and Consequential (WCF 6.5-6)

Posted by Kyle Edwards on

This is part of an ongoing series in the Westminster Confession of Faith, HTC's confessional statement of faith.  In our last post we introduced the Confession's teaching on sin. Two more points remain.  First, sin lingers. Paragraph 5: This corruption of nature, during this...

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Are people basically good? (WCF 6.1-4)

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This is part of an ongoing series on the Westminster Confession of Faith, HTC's confessional statement of faith.  Os Guinness notes that the great 20th century poet W. H. Auden was once an unlikely candidate for becoming a Christian. He was a "an atheist, a left-wing socialist, a...

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Tags: evil, goodness, sin

God's providence over good stuff and bad stuff (WCF 5.4-7)

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This is part of an ongoing series on the Westminster Confession of Faith, HTC's confessional statement of faith.  So what's the providence of God all about? The last post in this series dealt with the first half of chapter 5. This hits the second part. There's so much to say here...

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Tags: providence, sin, sovereignty, suffering

Introducing the Providence of God (WCF 5.1-3)

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This is part of an ongoing series on the Westminster Confession of Faith, HTC's confessional statement of faith.  The last chapter in the confession explored God's work of creation. We can say that his work of creating is finished, but his relationship with his creation is continuing. This...

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Days Gone By (WCF 4:1)

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This is part of an ongoing series on the Westminster Confession of Faith, HTC's confessional statement of faith.  With the last post we entered into chapter 4, "Of Creation." The chapter opened with some comments about God's creation generally. The second section speaks to the creation of...

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Something rather than nothing (WCF 4.1)

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This is part of an ongoing series on the Westminster Confession of Faith, HTC's confessional statement of faith.  Why is there something rather than nothing? Why is there something rather than nothing? Why is there a universe at all, with all of its people, stars, black holes, and Time...

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Feeling Calvinism Out (WCF 3.8)

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This is part of an ongoing series on the Westminster Confession of Faith, HTC's confessional statement of faith. And the last several posts, on chapter three of the confession, have waded into the most controversial waters of the Confession; that Hurricane Katrina of doctrines (as some people...

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Calvinism Part Deux

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This is part of an ongoing series on the Westminster Confession of Faith, Holy Trinity Church's confessional statement of faith. And it's been too long since I've posted here! Of all my pastoral and familial duties, I rank blog posts towards the bottom. I hope you'll forgive me for...

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That thing called Calvinism (WCF 3:2-4)

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This is part of an ongoing series on the Westminster Confession of Faith, Holy Trinity Church's confessional statement of faith.  Our initial tiptoe into chapter 3 of the Confession last time introduced us to the difficult but (to my mind) biblical and beautiful doctrine of God's eternal...

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Tags: calvinism, election, predestination

Stepping in it, theologically speaking (WCF 3.1-2)

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This is part of an ongoing series on the Westminster Confession of Faith.  So now we've really stepped in it. Hard theology, I mean. Chapter 3 of the Confession might be the toughest of the whole lot. So, without further adieu, here we go: A Big God 1. God, from all eternity, did...

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