Repentance without casting out idols is like putting a piece of duct tape on a cracking dam. It will not work, and if continued, will lead to ruin.
We can learn three things from the fall of King Uzziah: first, a warning concerning the pride of life; second, the importance of proper worship; and third, the remedy for man's uncleanness.
If I had to be left with only one book of the Bible, and I was not allowed to retain the Book of Psalms, I believe I would keep the Song of Solomon.
Too often we Americans get so caught up in our own affairs that it is easy to forget that the church is not American. It is not even Western. It is global.
The LBCF is a distinctively Baptist work. Every page drips with Baptist thought. In this example, we ought to always be refining our language.
This is the first lesson in the series "The God of the Gospel."
The method of the Confessional Text position starts with the premise that God, in his word, has revealed how we are to understand his word.
Are we talking about God, or are we talking about the things of this world? We like to dress up our discussion of worldly things in "christianese."
This is a lesson I taught Sunday afternoon, 7-26-20.