Westminster Seminary California
 
 

Valiant for Truth - Worship

Basics of the Reformed Faith: The Lord’s Supper
Kim Riddlebarger

The Reformed understanding of the Lord’s Supper is grounded in an important distinction between the sign and seal (bread and wine), the thing signified (forgiveness through his blood, the “blood of the covenant”), and a sacramental union between the two (our Lord’s words “this is my body”).

 
 
 
Eating with Our Ears: Thoughts on Isaiah 55.1-3 (pt. 5)
VFT

As a pastor of a local church, I often walk alone through the empty auditorium of our building during the week. In the stillness, I look at the empty pews and think of the people who will fill them on Sunday during the ‘dinner rush.’

 
 
7 / 25 / 2012
 
 
Basics of the Reformed Faith: Baptism
Kim Riddlebarger

Before our Lord Jesus ascended into heaven, he left his disciples with the following command: “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.

 
 
 
Basics of the Reformed Faith: The Sacraments
Kim Riddlebarger

Although any discussion of the role of the sacraments in the Christian life seems too “catholic” for many evangelical Christians, the sacraments do play a very important role throughout the New Testament.

 
 
 
Eating with Our Ears: Thoughts on Isaiah 55.1-3 (pt. 3)
VFT

In the animated film, Ratatouille, a story about a gifted rat in Paris who dreams of becoming a chef, Remy, the main character, laments the fact that his fellow rats are content with eating garbage. “If you are what you eat,” declares Remy at the beginning of the movie, “then I only want to eat the good stuff.”