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  • Redeemer Radio interview on the law of God (1), question and answer 1

    Question #1 – Pastor Barcellos, let’s start from the very beginning. Was a law given by God to the first man, Adam? And if so, how was this law given, and what was its purpose? (cf. 1689 London Confession of Faith, Chapter 19, paragraph 1). A: The short answer is yes. ...

  • Some Thoughts on Interpreting the Confession

    Some Thoughts on Interpreting the Confession 1. Like the Bible, the Confession is often self-interpreting, latter statements shedding interpretive light on former statements and former statements upon latter. 2. Unlike the Bible, however, the self-interpreting phenomena of the Confession are not infallible. 3. Like the Bible, the Confession is progressive in its formulation, ...

Redeemer Radio interview on the law of God (1), question and answer 1

Question #1 – Pastor Barcellos, let’s start from the very beginning. Was a law given by God to the first man, Adam? And if so, how was this law given, and what was its purpose? (cf. 1689 London Confession of Faith, Chapter 19, paragraph 1). A: The short answer is yes. What’s interesting, though, is that the text in Genesis does not say, “God gave to Adam a law of  [ Read More ]

Some Thoughts on Interpreting the Confession

Some Thoughts on Interpreting the Confession 1. Like the Bible, the Confession is often self-interpreting, latter statements shedding interpretive light on former statements and former statements upon latter. 2. Unlike the Bible, however, the self-interpreting phenomena of the Confession are not infallible. 3. Like the Bible, the Confession is progressive in its formulation, latter statements assuming the former and building upon them. 4. Like the Bible, inner-biblical (i.e., inner-confessional) exegesis/intertexuality  [ Read More ]

The Ordinary Christian Life by Michael Horton

Here is a good article by Dr. Michael Horton, published by Ligonier Ministries – “The Ordinary Christian Life.”

2014.8.24 Lord’s Day/Sunday morning worship

On Lord’s Day August 24, GRBC will meet at Holiday Inn on 5th Street West and Palmdale Blvd. (38630 5th Street West) at 10:00am in rooms SG1 & SG2. We will be meeting there for morning worship until further notice. If you have any questions, call Pastor Richard Barcellos at (661) 609-3450.

Spurgeon on those who congratulate themselves

“There are  some professing Christians who can speak of themselves in terms of admiration; but, from my inmost heart, I loathe such speeches more and more every day that I live.  Those who talk in such a boastful fashion must be constituted very different from me.  While they are congratulating themselves, I have to lie humbly at the foot of Christ’s cross, and marvel that I am saved at all,  [ Read More ]

Q. 19. From what source do you know this (i.e., who the mediator is)? A. Out of the gospel which God first made known in paradise (a), and afterwards did spread it abroad by the patriarchs and prophets (b), shadowed it by sacrifices and other ceremonies of the law (c), and lastly accomplished it by His only begotten Son, Christ our Lord (d). (a) Gen. 3:15. (b) Gen. 22:18; 49:10-11;  [ Read More ]

2014.8.17 GRBC morning worship location

On Lord’s Day August 17, will meet at The Holiday Inn on 5th Street West and Palmdale Blvd. (38630 5th Street West) at 10:00am in rooms SG1 & SG2. We are not sure how long we will be meeting there so stay tuned to the website for further information. If you have any questions, call Pastor Richard Barcellos at (661) 609-3450.

2014.8.10 GRBC Lord’s Day public worship

On August 10, 2014, GRBC will meet for public worship at 10:00am at The Palmdale Hotel, 300 W. Palmdale Blvd. Evening worship – prayer, the Word preached, the Supper, and singing – will be at 5:45pm, 349 Sunrise Terrace, Palmdale. (661) 609-3450

2014.8.3 Lord’s Day worship at GRBC

AM  Worship, 10am, The Palmdale Hotel, 300 W. Palmdale Blvd. PM Worship, 5:45pm, 349 Sunrise Terrace, Palmdale Fellowship meal after AM worship

2014.7.20 GRBC Lord’s Day worship

Tomorrow morning, I will be preaching John 17-21. Please pray that the Lord would be honored, bless His people, and save the lost in our midst! In the evening, I will continue with An Orthodox Catechism, questions 6-11. We will be praying for a new place to meet and for the Lord to give me more opportunities to talk with folks in our community. We will sing His praises and  [ Read More ]

Redeemer Radio inter

Question #1 – Pastor Barcellos, let’s start from the very ...

Some Thoughts on Int

Some Thoughts on Interpreting the Confession 1. Like the Bible, the ...

The Ordinary Christi

Here is a good article by Dr. Michael Horton, published ...

2014.8.24 Lord's Day

On Lord’s Day August 24, GRBC will meet at Holiday ...

Spurgeon on those wh

“There are  some professing Christians who can speak of themselves ...

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