Confirmation and the Local Church

Confirmation is the opportunity for teenagers to ‘confirm’ the promises made on their behalf at their infant baptism. They are now at an age where they can reaffirm those promises and claim them publicly as their own. If a teenager has not been baptized as an infant, then adult baptism is the appropriate public expression of faith. It would be meaningless for them to confirm promises that were…

King at God’s Right Hand

“The LORD said to my Lord: Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet” Psalm 110:1 Psalm 110 begins with the most extraordinary invitation. It is an invitation made by the LORD, the Triune God, to a human king, a son of David, to sit at His right hand. This language may or may not be familiar to us, but to those who first heard this Psalm read it would have come as…

The Church of England in South Africa – Distincives

The Church of England in South Africa REACH – SOUTH AFRICA The Reformed Evangelical Anglican Church of South Africa The Great Commission Mt 28:16 Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.…