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All articles by Jon Payne


February 2016
Articles > Historical

Jonathan Edwards: missionary to the Indians

On a wintry Lord’s Day in January 1751, in the frontier village of Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Jonathan Edwards preached one of his first sermons as a prospective missionary to the Mohawk and Mohican Indians. Edwards made a connection between the biblical narrative and the situation unfolding before him, not only for his Native American Indian…

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July 2013
Articles > Biblical/theological

The Heidelberg Catechism at 450 years

    For the past 450 years the Heidelberg Catechism (1563) has served to instruct, encourage, and profoundly comfort the faith of Christian believers the world over. It is a precious jewel in the crown of Protestantism. This sixteenth century confession has been affectionately referred to as the church’s ‘Book of Comfort’. Some have…

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