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Sanctification and the Heidelberg Catechism, Part Two

Jon Payne has now written his second post on sanctification and the Heidelberg Catechism (HC) at Reformation 21. In his first post (to which I responded here), he discussed the variety of motivations for Christian obedience, which extend beyond mere gratitude for our justification (as important as that is). Now, he takes up the subjects of […]

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What Is the Doctrine of “Republication?”

Over at Old Life, D.G. Hart has written this piece on the recently published book Merit and Moses by Andrew Elam, Robert Van Kooten, and Randall Bergquist (Wipf & Stock, 2014). As the subtitle indicates, the book is a critique of a relatively obscure and ambiguous doctrine known as “republication.” This doctrine has been around in some form or […]

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Sanctification and the Heidelberg Catechism, Part One

Over at Reformation 21, Jon Payne has written this post on the subject of sanctification, as it is described in the Heidelberg Catechism (HC). This document, written primarily by Zacharius Ursinus in 1563, is one of the Three Forms of Unity, which together serve as the Continental Reformed counterpart to the British Westminster Standards. Some […]

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