What is the true Gospel?

The message of the Gospel is the good news of abundant life in Jesus Christ if we submit to Him as Lord before Savior in the relationship of covenant.   Fallen and depraved men who deserve only death can have Life through Jesus Christ. He said, “I came that they may have life and have […]

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Our Confession

We observe the Lord’s Table on a weekly basis at Christ Covenant Church. Here is the confession that our members recite in unison just prior to the serving of the elements: We who profess to be the redeemed people of God also confess that we are sinners in need of a Savior. We cannot save […]

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Does the Roman Catholic Church teach the true gospel?

The Gospel Coalition has been around for some time and we often read their publications. Recently, the group published an article entitled, “Dating across the Protestant/Catholic divide” where Chris Castaldo writes about the difficulties faced by marital unions between protestants and Catholics. Castaldo mostly discourages such unions and for that we commend him. The problem with […]

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John MacArthur and Beer

John MacArthur caused a bit of a ripple through the theological blogosphere with his article entitled Beer, Bohemianism and True Christian Liberty. Many of John’s concerns are justified and we agree with him that the kingdom of God (the church) should not embrace the reputation of being a place where alcohol consumption is characteristic or […]

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Everything is Essential

Today, we frequently hear references to this idea: In Essentials, unity. In non-essentials, liberty. In all things, love. The idea behind this statement has become the mantra and dominant influence among many who claim Christianity. This sentiment ultimately amounts to churches creating lists where doctrine is divided between “essentials” (points of fellowship with others) and […]

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