In Belgic Confession Article 27, we confess certain foundational truths about the nature of Christ’s church: things like its universality, its unity and its holiness.  Vital to our understanding of the church and its attributes is that they find their ultimate source in the workings of the Triune God.  ItContinue Reading

Simon Jooste’s first sermon preached as an ordained minister from Deuteronomy 31.  You can listen to it here.     What exactly is it that defines the church and what defines a Christian? Well, simply put, the answer is: the Word of God. The church is a creature of theContinue Reading

In Matthew 5:33-48, Jesus – as the one greater than Moses – contrasts his spiritual kingdom with the earthly geopolitical kingdom of Israel in the Promised Land, governed by the laws of the Mosaic (Old) covenant.  What is most striking about Christ’s words here is that he overturns God’s commandsContinue Reading