Category Archives: Compare and Confess

Reading Scripture Together: Kindle edition

A few weeks ago I posted about Reading Scripture Together: A Comparative Qur’an and Bible Study Guide, by my aunt, Barbara Hampton. While it is still available in its original paperback form, it is now also available in an extra crispy Kindle edition! … Continue reading

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Reading Scripture Together

I am very pleased to announce the release on Amazon of a study guide written my dear Aunt Barbara: Reading Scripture Together: A Comparative Bible and Qur’an Study Guide. Barb has been studying Islam (and the Bible), and working with … Continue reading

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NCC 5

This week, question 5: What else did God create? God created all things by his powerful Word, and all his creation was very good; everything flourished under his loving rule. The verse is fitting, Gen 1:31, “God saw all that he … Continue reading

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NCC 4

This week, question 4: How and why did God create us? God created us male and female in his own image to know him, love him, live with him, and glorify him. And it is right that we who were … Continue reading

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NCC 3

This week, question 3: How many persons are there in God? There are three persons in the one true and living God: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. They are the same in substance, equal in power and … Continue reading

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NCC 2

OK, on to question 2: What is God? God is the creator and sustainer of everyone and everything. He is eternal, infinite, and unchangeable in his power and perfection, goodness and glory, wisdom, justice and truth. Nothing happens except through … Continue reading

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NCC 1

Lord willing and time permitting (which I guess is redundant), tonight at dinner begins my family’s year of working through the New City Catechism (introductory thoughts here…). Last year I never got around to it, but I’ve got another opportunity … Continue reading

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