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Youth Worrying About Their Future

Prone to Worry Young people (and older people) are liable to worry about their future. Given our old sinful natures, legitimate questions can easily lead to illegitimate concerns, unhealthy doubts and damaging, even crippling, fears. Just as “I am prone by nature to hate God and my neighbour” (Heidelberg Catechism, A5), so we are prone […]

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Previously, we considered the relationship between Scripture and tradition. Now we shall consider the relationship between Scripture and the church, which I Timothy 3:15 calls “the pillar and ground of the truth.” Does the church authorize Scripture, so that the Bible has no authority without the church’s say-so? Does the church produce the Word or does the […]

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Holding the Traditions (2)

Rev. Stewart is a missionary of the Protestant Reformed Churches to the Covenant Protestant Reformed Fellowship of Northern Ireland. This series is being reprinted with permission from the Covenant Protestant Reformed Fellowship website, http://www.cprf.co.uk/ Volume X, Issues 2 & 3. Having explained the idea and the content of the “traditions” (II Thess. 2:15) last time, […]

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Holding the Traditions (1)

Rev. Stewart is a missionary of the Protestant Reformed Churches to the Covenant Protestant Reformed Fellowship of Northern Ireland. This series is being reprinted with permission from the Covenant Protestant Reformed Fellowship website, http://www.cprf.co.uk/ Volume IX, Issue 24 and Volume X, Issue 1. Scripture (God’s hammer) is the more sure word that shall never pass […]

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Scripture Twisting (2)

Rev. Stewart is a missionary of the Protestant Reformed Churches to the Covenant Protestant Reformed Fellowship of Northern Ireland. This series is being reprinted with permission from the Covenant Protestant Reformed Fellowship website, http://www.cprf.co.uk/ Volume IX, Issues 22–23. II Peter 3:15-16 tells us two ways in which false teachers twist the Scriptures. First they abuse […]

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Scripture Twisting (1)

Rev. Stewart is a missionary of the Protestant Reformed Churches to the Covenant Protestant Reformed Fellowship of Northern Ireland. This series is being reprinted with permission from the Covenant Protestant Reformed Fellowship website, http://www.cprf.co.uk/ Volume IX, Issues 20-21. So far we have seen that God-breathed Scripture is absolutely sure and unbreakable, and that it shall […]

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Rev. Stewart is a missionary of the Protestant Reformed Churches to the Covenant Protestant Reformed Fellowship of Northern Ireland. This series is being reprinted with permission from the Covenant Protestant Reformed Fellowship website, http://www.cprf.co.uk/ Volume IX, Issues 17–19. Christ’s words, “Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away” (Matt. 24:35), […]

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