Preaching Prep: My Distillation and a Confession

October 8, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

I mentioned in the last post on David Jackman's book, "Teaching Isaiah" that in a couple weeks I'm attending what I consider to be one of the most helpful events for a preacher - the annual "Charles Simeon Trust" Preaching Workshop in Portland, OR (they are similar annual conferences all around the … Read More

"Teaching Isaiah" by David Jackman

October 6, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

I'm attending one of my favorite engagements as a pastor later next week. It's not something I look forward to as a time to relax and rest - there are conferences that have that benefit for the tired and weary pastor. This conference involves quite a bit of work, but it is well worth the effort and … Read More

Bob's Week Links 10/3/2014

October 3, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

(1) Peter Enns & Jonathan Merritt(2) Joseph Prince(3) Don Whitney – “No Coasting into Christlikeness” ----- (1) Peter Enns & Jonathan Merritt I saw a reference to an apparent debate or discussion between Kevin DeYoung (who I greatly appreciate) and Peter Enns on somethin… Read More

John Owen 5: What Mortification is Not

October 2, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 2 comments

We're working our way currently through John Owen's, "The Mortification of Sin in Believers" with Tim Challies and others following his current series, "Reading Classics Together." My thoughts on the first four chapters are here: (1), (2), (3) and (4). As we come to chapter 5 we move from Part 1 to… Read More

In the three previous posts, we've looked at (1) God's forgiveness as the model for our forgiving others, (2) God's forgiveness as both gracious and faithful, and last time (3) What this reciprocal forgiveness looks like with someone who is repentant. Today we finish this series with a look at what … Read More

Reciprocal Forgiveness 3: Forgiveness and the Repentant

September 29, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

Having considered (1) that God's forgiveness is the model for our forgiving others, and (2) that God's forgiveness is both gracious and faithful; in the two posts that remain I want to wrap things up by bringing the rubber to the road and addressing specifically what biblically faithful and gracious… Read More

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Bob's Week Links 9/26/2014

September 26, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

(1) Tullian on TBN again with Elyse Fitzpatrick and Steve Brown(2) Aspiring Writers(3) Spanking ----- (1) Tullian on TBN again with Elyse Fitzpatrick and Steve Brown Video link here Back in the middle of Ausust of this year (2014) I made some comments on Tullian Tchividjian's first appearance on… Read More

We're working our way currently through John Owen's, "The Mortification of Sin in Believers" with Tim Challies and others following his current series, "Reading Classics Together." My thoughts on the first three chapters are here: (1), (2) and (3). Chapter 4, Part 1: "The Necessity of Mortification… Read More

In our first post in this series on Forgiving the Sins of Others we established that foundational point, that our forgiving others is to patterned after God's forgiveness of us.  Colossians 3:13,“…forgiving each other, as the Lord has forgiven you…”Ephesians 4:32… Read More

Reciprocal Forgiveness 1: God's Forgiveness as our Model

September 22, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

With these words I profoundly agree: Jerry Bridges:“Forgiveness of one anotheris one of the most important subjects in the Bible,and yet one so often misunderstood.” Today we begin to walk through a 4 part series on this very important subject, The Biblical Doctrine of Forgiving the Si… Read More

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