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Johann Sebastian Bach and George Friedrich Handel, two of the great composers of the early modern world, signed their scores with the abbreviation, "S. D. G.," standing for Soli Deo Gloria or "Glory to God Alone." But it isn't just the masters of high culture who bring glory to God. To give glory to God […]

Ryan Glomsrud
Thursday, November 1st 2012

When it comes to work, many Christians feel as though they have much in common with the mythological figure Sisyphus. Having angered the gods, he was condemned by them to the task of eternally pushing a boulder up a mountain. As soon as he reached the summit with his burden, the boulder rolled past him […]

Alan Maben
Thursday, November 1st 2012

The Jewish historian Josephus recounts the sight of Herod’s temple before its destruction. As the sun rose, its gilded surface became so brilliant that pilgrims could see it from miles away as they approached the city. Isaiah 60 envisions a still more remarkable scene. The context is the Babylonian exile. Here Zion is lying in […]

Michael S. Horton
Tuesday, November 6th 2007

Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage, Rühmet, was heute der Höchste getan! Lasset das Zagen, verbannet die Klage, Stimmet voll Jauchzen und Fröhlichkeit an! Dienet dem Höchsten mit herrlichen Chören, LaÃ?t uns den Namen des Herrschers verehren! Rejoice, exult! Up, glorify the days, praise what the All Highest this day has done! Set aside fear, […]

Patricia Anders
Tuesday, November 6th 2007

Only let each person lead the life that the Lord has assigned him, and to which God has called him.1 Corinthians 7:17 "Justification by faith alone" is surely the most important contribution of the Reformation. The second most important, arguably, is the "doctrine of vocation." Whereas the doctrine of justification has wide currency, the doctrine […]

Gene Edward Veith
Tuesday, November 6th 2007

Now to him who is able to strengthen you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery that was kept secret for long ages but has now been disclosed and through the prophetic writings has been made known to all nations, according to the command of […]

John Piper
Tuesday, November 6th 2007

It is fitting that we end the year, looking forward to the Christmas holiday, with an issue on soli Deo gloria. Not only do the familiar Christmas carols and stories of angel voices singing "glory" to the Lord remind us of our celebration of the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem, but the entire Christmas story […]

Eric Landry
Friday, November 2nd 2007

“Modern Reformation has championed confessional Reformation theology in an anti-confessional and anti-theological age.”

Picture of J. Ligon Duncan, IIIJ. Ligon Duncan, IIISenior Minister, First Presbyterian Church
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