Christian Living

Christian Living

The Wonderful Works of God

One of the books I have committed to reading this year is The Wonderful Works of God, by Herman Bavinck. The book is Bavinck’s own abridgment of a much more thorough exposition of systematic theology, his four volume Reformed Dogmatics. Bavinck’s desire is to put a full textbook of the Christian faith into the hands of ordinary believers. The title of the book comes from Acts 2:11, which summarizes the testimony of the early church as a proclamation of “the wonderful works of God.”…

Fear Not, Little Flock!

When the world around us is gripped by fear and anxiety, we have a unique opportunity to bear witness to the power of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. I was reminded of this as I read an article about Charles Spurgeon’s ministry during an outbreak of infectious disease in 1854. Spurgeon wrote of those days, “All day, and sometimes all night long, I went about from house to house, and saw men and women dying, and, oh, how glad they…