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The Greatest Loss and the Greatest Command

September 19th, 2014 by Pastor Scott Rees

I want to pick up where I left off in my last post, so you may want to quickly review that one before reading this one. The point I drew out was that the HC attributes our misery to our failure to live by the Two Great Commandments.


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We Just Don't Get It

September 11th, 2014 by Pastor Scott Rees

Have you ever remembered someone telling a joke that you didn’t get and then getting it ... weeks, months, or even years after they told it? I’m embarrassed to say that this has happened to me several times.


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The Diagnosis of our Soul; Or “Doc, I feel miserable. What’s wrong?”

September 9th, 2014 by Pastor Scott Rees

The last post introduced us to the 2nd Q&A of the Catechism; “What must you know to live and die in the joy of this comfort? Answer: Three things â€" First, how great my sin and misery are; Second, how I am set free from all my sins and misery; Third, how I am to thank God for such deliverance.”


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What is Our “Misery”?

September 2nd, 2014 by Pastor Scott Rees

When we read the Heidelberg Catechism (HC) for our spiritual growth we step back into the world of 1563. That is when it was written. Like all documents, the HC is a product of its time and place. The 16th century was tumultuous.


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