Month: November 2021

Sermon on Acts 4:23-31 – “The King of All”

Sermon for Sunday Evening, November 28th, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Scripture reading: [Act 4:23-31 ESV] 23 When they were released, they went to their friends and reported what the chief priests and the elders had said to them. 24 And when they heard it, they lifted their voices together to …

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A Buswell Bite on “Barth’s Contradictions”

[I find Buswell’s comment here interesting since his friend Gordon Clark would make the same argument (that Barth is hopelessly contradictory) in his 1963 book “Karl Barth’s Theological Method.” Buswell is making that argument a decade earlier in this quote from 1950 in “The Bible Today”, June-September 1950, p. 261-262.] “Barth is always changing. My …

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A Buswell Bite on “Unbalanced Development”

[This is the first in a series of short “Buswell Bites” I hope to post in time. This first “bite” comes from J. Oliver Buswell’s 1926 address to Wheaton College upon his inauguration as president there. Comments very welcome.] “In the lives of many individuals, the process of maturing in Christian thinking ceases when the …

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Sermon on Exodus 24:1-18 – “A Covenant Strand”

Sermon for Sunday, November 21st, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Exo 24:1-18 ESV] 1 Then he said to Moses, “Come up to the LORD, you and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel, and worship from afar. 2 Moses alone shall come near to …

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Sermon on Acts 4:13-22 – “Right in the Sight of God”

Sermon for Sunday Evening, October 24th, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Scripture reading: [Act 4:13-22 ESV] 13 Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated, common men, they were astonished. And they recognized that they had been with Jesus. 14 But seeing the …

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