What True Conversion Produces

LD 33: What True Conversion Produces by Rev Dennis Lee Colossians 3:18-22: Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.  Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.  Fathers, provoke not your children to…

What True Conversion Consists Of

LD 33: What True Conversion Consists Of by Rev Dennis Lee Colossians 3:5, 8, 12: Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:… But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth… Put on therefore,…

An Example Of True Conversion

LD 33: An Example Of True Conversion by Rev Dennis Lee 1 Peter 5:1-2: The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed: Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking…

LD 33: True Conversion Distinguished by Rev Dennis Lee Philippians 2:12-13: Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his…

The Power Of True Conversion

LD 33: The Power Of True Conversion by Rev Dennis Lee Acts 26:18: To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me. Consider these beautiful…

The Character Of True Conversion

LD 33: The Character Of True Conversion by Rev Dennis Lee Luke 1:16-17: And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God.  And he shall go before Him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom…

The Idea Of Conversion

LD 33: The Idea Of Conversion by Rev Dennis Lee Isaiah 6:10: Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed. Isaiah 59:20: And the Redeemer shall come…

Why Must We Still Do Good Works (2)?

LD 32: Why Must We Still Do Good Works (2)? by Rev Dennis Lee Matthew 5:16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. Why must we still do good works?  The Catechism reminds us that we, whose only comfort is that we belong…

Why Must We Still Do Good Works (1)?

LD 32: Why Must We Still Do Good Works (1)? by Rev Dennis Lee Romans 6:1-2 What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein? When Q/A 86 is worded, “… why must we still do good works?”, understand that our Reformed…

What Good Works Are (3)

LD 32: What Good Works Are (3) by Rev Dennis Lee 1 Corinthians 10:31 Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God. Suppose, a wealthy man finds out he is soon going to die.  Among the many things he does before his death, he donates most of…