Reformed tradition

Whenever you hear the phrase “relationship with God”…

… I want you to think: “covenant!”. That was the take home lesson of the first session of our “crash-course on the covenants” last week.  Believe it or not, you won’t find the phrase “relationship with God” anywhere in your Bible! But what you do find is talk of a covenant between you and God. King David …

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The sin of curiosity

If you read Christian theology, you’ll come across something called the sin of curiosity. For example, the Westminster Larger Catechism lists “curious searching into God’s secrets” as a breach of the first commandment (Q.105). At first, the sin of curiosity sounds odd to 21stcentury ears. After all, we encourage curiosity in our children, don’t we? Isn’t curiosity …

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