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Treasury of David: Applications

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

Applications: 1. Spurgeon’s treatment of the Psalms teaches us something about the reverence in which we should hold the Word of God. As we read the Treasury of David, we may rightly say that Spurgeon is our master-teacher of the truth of the Psalms. But he never viewed himself as a master of Scripture.

The Treasury of David as a Help to Preachers

Friday, February 20th, 2009

The Treasury of David as a Help to Preachers: Every part of the Treasury of David serves as a help to preachers. Simply reading Spurgeon’s exposition teaches us how to view the Psalms, and how to apply them to the lives of all sorts of Christian people.

The Treasury of David and Preaching

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

The Treasury of David and Preaching The Treasury of David is a wealth of information and ideas! We must notice that Spurgeon intended, as one of its uses, for it to serve as a help for preachers, and thus it gives us a great deal of insight into his view of how the text of […]

Spurgeon’s Method in the Treasury of David

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Treatment of each Psalm: Spurgeon followed a uniform treatment of each Psalm, according to the following pattern: Introduction, Division, Exposition, Explanatory notes and quaint sayings, and Hints to preachers.

A Treasure Discovered

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

At our church, Escondido Reformed Baptist Church, we are in the midst of a series of sermons moving consecutively through the book of Psalms. This study has been great for my own soul, and for all of our people. As I have been contemplating these ‘Sweet Songs’, I discovered a paper I wrote in 2003 […]

Debunking Climate Change: Why Should We Care?

Friday, February 6th, 2009

Submitted by IRBS Fellow Ian Fuller, Ph.D. Debunking climate change: Why should we care? As Christians we desire truth in the inmost parts. Deceitfulness grieves us. We are to speak the truth in love always. This applies in every sphere of our lives and implies we are to understand and discern that which is true […]

Derek Thomas on Preaching

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

Here is a thought-provoking comment about preaching by Derek Thomas. It is valuable for us all to contemplate.

How Would You Preach an Imprecatory Psalm?

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

How would you preach an imprecatory Psalm? I suspect for many of us, we never preach them, since they seem so difficult in content and spirit. And yet they are part of Holy Scripture and deserve to be brought to God’s people. In our congregation, Escondido Reformed Baptist Church, we are well into a series […]

MP3s for WSC Conference Available for Download

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

MP3 recordings from this past weekend’s Westminster Seminary California Faculty Conference are now available from the Westminster Seminary California Bookstore. Here’s the link.

A Really Great Conference

Monday, January 19th, 2009

On Friday and Saturday Jan. 16&17, Westminster Seminary California hosted its annual faculty conference. With 2009 being the 500th anniversary of the birth of John Calvin, the theme of the conference was  . . . .  well, you can guess. Actually, it was “Calvin’s Legacy: Reforming the Church Today”.

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