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Why is God called ‘God’?

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  We’ve begun looking at the names of God and how his names help us understand him better. We’ve seen that God is called ‘The Father’, ‘The Son’ and ‘The Holy Spirit’ and unpacked what those names teach us. This week I want to look at the name ‘God’.   The English word ‘God’ is […]

Why is God called ‘the Holy Spirit’?

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We’ve begun looking at the names of God and how they help us understand him better. We’ve seen that God is called ‘The Father’ but also ‘The Son’. We also know from the Scriptures that God is referred to as ‘the Holy Spirit’.   For example Paul, quoting from Isaiah, says: ‘”No eye has seen, […]

Why is God called ‘the Son’?

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We’ve begun looking at the names of God and how they help us understand him better. Last time we began with the name ‘Father’. This week I want to look at the fact that God is also referred to as ‘Son’.   The Bible clearly teaches that Jesus is God. And it also clearly teaches […]

Do you have room in your inn for Jesus?

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The manner in which the Son of God was born into the world is most surprising.   The Bible tells us that Jesus was born in a place of animals and put in a feeding trough instead of a crib: ‘While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she […]

Why is God called ‘Father’?

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I’ve decided to take a break from our series of articles on the Westminster Larger Catechism and commence a series on the names of God.   One of the joys of being a Christian is learning more about the God who made us and saved us. And one of the ways we can learn more […]

Are you misdirecting praise away from God?

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In this series of bulletin articles, we’ve been examining the Westminster Larger Catechism, published in the 17th Century. Lately we’ve been looking at the first of the ten commandments: ‘You shall have no other gods before me’ (Exodus 20:3). We saw the duties of the first commandment and have now been considering the sins forbidden […]

Are you guilty of foolishly charging God?

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In this series of bulletin articles, we’ve been examining the Westminster Larger Catechism, published in the 17th Century. Lately we’ve been looking at the first commandment of the ten commandments: ‘You shall have no other gods before me’ (Exodus 20:3). We saw the duties of the first commandment and have now reflected on the sins […]

Are you guilty of resisting and grieving the Spirit?

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In this series of bulletin articles, we’ve been examining the Westminster Larger Catechism, published in the 17th Century. Lately we’ve been looking at the first commandment of the ten commandments: ‘You shall have no other gods before me’ (Exodus 20:3). We saw the duties of the first commandment and have now reflected on the sins […]

Are you guilty of despising God?

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In this series of bulletin articles, we’ve been examining the Westminster Larger Catechism, published in the 17th Century. Lately we’ve been looking at the first commandment of the ten commandments: ‘You shall have no other gods before me’ (Exodus 20:3). We saw the duties of the first commandment and have now reflected on the sins […]

Are you guilty of worshipping another person?

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In this series of bulletin articles, we’ve been examining the Westminster Larger Catechism, published in the 17th Century. Lately we’ve been looking at the first commandment of the ten commandments: ‘You shall have no other gods before me’ (Exodus 20:3). We saw the duties of the first commandment and have now reflected on the sins […]