RTS Charlotte 2014 Convocation

Covenant Theology: The Unfolding Revelation of God's Plan of Salvation

Covenant Theology

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Covenant Theology: The Unfolding Revelation of God's Plan of Salvation
The Gospel By Numbers

The Gospel by Numbers

Message from T4G 2014

The Gospel By Numbers
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The Chaired Professors of RTS Jackson Waters (NT); Duncan (ST/HT); Medeiros (Missions); Van Pelt (OT)


Explore Covenant Theology

with Sermons and Articles
by Ligon Duncan

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The Chaired Professors of RTS Orlando: Frame (ST), Hill (NT), Sweeting (CH), Futato (OT)

RTS at 9Marks at SEBTS
Dr Duncan will speak for the 9Marks Conference at Southeastern in September
RTS at 9Marks at SEBTS

The Chaired Professors of RTS Charlotte: Currid (OT); Belcher (OT); Kelly (ST); Kruger (NT); Cara (NT)

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Introduction to Covenant Theology

by Filip LolićThe study of Covenant Theology is a topic vital to pastoral ministry and, frankly, to Christian ministry of any kind.  And so I am convinced that the time that you put into your study will be well spent.  It will pay not only you dividends but the people of God whom you serve dividends for years to come.  Let’s hear God’s word in Hebrews chapter 6, we’ll begin in verse 9. “But, beloved, we are convinced of better things concerning you, and things that accompany salvation, though we are speaking in this way. For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love which you have…

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Victoria Osteen, the glory of God and Reformed Worship

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What gathered worship should look like: Historic

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B. B. Warfield on Elijah and 1 Kings 19:9

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God and Katrina, August 29, 2005

KatrinaOn August 29, 2005, nine years ago today, Hurricane Katrina crashed ashore, and changed New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast forever. Here is the article that I wrote for the First Presbyterian Church newsletter, The First Epistle, that…

Books on the Cross of Christ

MacleodEvery Christian ought to want to know more of the Father’s great love for us and our Savior’s dying work for us in the atonement. The cross is at the heart of the Gospel, the heart of the Christian faith and the heart of the Christian life. The…

A helpful article on #Ferguson from Bryan Loritts

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The 49th Convocation of Reformed Theological Seminary

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A year at Reformed Theological Seminary

2014-08-19 09.28.52A year ago yesterday (August 18, 2013), I announced to the congregation of First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS my intention to accept the call of Reformed Theological Seminary to become the 5th chancellor of the institution (thanks for the kind…

RTS welcomes Michael Allen to RTS/Orlando

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