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NOTE: The content below expresses the views of the individual named as the author and does not necessarily reflect the position of the WRF as a whole.
The Decalogue Project: Discipleship and the Blessing of Meditating on God’s Law

The Decalogue Project: Discipleship and the Blessing of Meditating on God’s Law

From Editor: This article by Dr. Thomas K. Johnson (United States and Czech Republic) is an introductory chapter in the upcoming WRF/WEA book on The Decalogue and is posted here in its entirety. Dr. Thomas invites "you, as disciples and students who belong to Jesus, to join in the process of lifelong learning from our covenant God. Blessed are those who meditate on God’s law!"

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Written in Stone

Written in Stone

From Editor: This article by Dr. Thomas K. Johnson (United States and Czech Republic) is a chapter in the upcoming WRF/WEA book on The Decalogue and is posted here in its entirety. Dr. Thomas challenges believers not to look upon God's law with the terrible feeling of those who "only know its condemning use", but to understand that "once we really know God's grace, we can see what a treasure God's law is... We can say with the psalmist, 'Oh, how I love your law' (Psalm 119:97)."

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The Ten Commandments: Given by God?

The Ten Commandments: Given by God?

From Editor: This article by Professor Pierre Berthoud (France) is a chapter in the upcoming WRF/WEA book on The Decalogue and is posted here in its entirety. In the chapter, Prof. Berthoud offers a very important reflection about the nature and origin of the Commandments. He masterfully shows how they are "an amazing and challenging invitation to reconsider and practice, within a dismantled and broken world that has lost its bearings, the “law of Christ” as fully manifested and accomplished in Jesus of Nazareth!"

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Abortion in the United States after June 24, 2022

Abortion in the United States after June 24, 2022

Christians worldwide may be hearing confusing news about abortion in the United States after the US Supreme Court decision on June 24, 2022, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health.[1]  As a civil rights attorney and previous adoption lawyer, I can summarize this consequential ruling.  Then I will suggest some ways forward for Christians, both in the U.S. and elsewhere.

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WRF Members in The USA Seeking to “Live Out” Isaiah 58 and Matthew 25

WRF Members in The USA Seeking to “Live Out” Isaiah 58 and Matthew 25

Recently, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the American law recognizing the legality of abortion should be overturned. By that ruling, the law known as “Roe v. Wade” was rendered null and void. There has been much discussion of this matter and some of that discussion has suggested that evangelical Christians tend to demonstrate greater concern for the human fetus than for human beings after they are born. 

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Where is the Divinity in the Degree?

Where is the Divinity in the Degree?

Some years ago, I was drawn to consider the subject of Godliness. After all, I was teaching at a Reformed Seminary that was known for a pretty decent standard of theological education. Our graduates who proceeded for further studies invariably did very well in the institutions they attended, thanks to the solid preparation they had received. 

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THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SINNERS

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SINNERS

We have all been troubled by stories from those who have been abused or betrayed by the church. Sometimes these anecdotes stymie us as we try to share the gospel.

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Remembering the Global Church

Remembering the Global Church

I distinctly remember an incident that happened in my Worship class over 30 years ago.   I was teaching in an evangelical and Reformed seminary.   The seminary stressed the importance of the Bible as the Word of God, and an appreciation of the Westminster Standards and the Reformed tradition.  If my memory serves me correctly, I was, on that cold, winter day (unheated classrooms) in the late 1980s, teaching the Genevan order of worship used by Calvin.  

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The Eclipse of Justice: Loving God and Our Neighbor

The Eclipse of Justice: Loving God and Our Neighbor

In modern day Christianity the integral relationship between sharing the good news of the gospel and pursuing biblical justice has been eclipsed. There are many people today, including many Christian pastors, who are calling for justice. But rather than allowing God to define what justice is, what it entails, and how we are supposed to pursue it, they redefine it to suit their own purposes.

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WRF Board Chairman Rick Perrin Asks If We Are Facing the Beginning of the End of the World (Repost)

WRF Board Chairman Rick Perrin Asks If We Are Facing the Beginning of the End of the World (Repost)

EDITOR´S NOTE:  This is a reposting of an August 19, 2014 article by the then Chairman of the Board of Directors of the World Reformed Fellowship, Dr. Rick Perrin.  Ric has already been called to be with our Lord, but we are posting his article again because of the relevance in light of the currently developing situation in Ukraine.

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Can Science Explain Everything? Davi Charles Gomes Interviews John Lennox

Can Science Explain Everything? Davi Charles Gomes Interviews John Lennox

In this video, Dr. Davi Charles Gomes (International Director of the World Reformed Fellowship) interviews mathematician and writer Dr. John Lennox, about his book Can Science Explain Everything? In their conversation, Dr. Gomes and Dr. Lennox discuss science, faith, apologetics and  evangelism.

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About Horizons and Perspective

About Horizons and Perspective

On September 7th many friends around the globe saw in the news some of the images of the sea of people protesting peacefully in many major Brazilian cities over aspects of the political turmoil that has been brewing in that nation. Some were particularly impressed with the crowd that took over certain vast open spaces near the federal buildings in the heart of Brasília, the capital.  Having spent my early teens in that city, I had a sense that the masses were even larger than what the images might suggest. 

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