Although God had promised Israel a king to point toward the greater reign of Christ over the nations and to bind the people ever closer to the covenant, Israel’s demand for a king like all the other nations sprang from another motive – the desire for an alternate sovereign to get them further away from God. The scriptures show however, that any attempt to replace the sovereignty of God with another source of sovereignty can only lead to decay and the collapse of freedom. The modern West is testament to these consequences.
The Return to Bethlehem
Naomi returns to Bethlehem with her daughter-in-law, Ruth, in hope of finding food.
Providence and Hope
We are not at peace when we are unwilling to think in terms of God's revealed meaning. Man in his rebellion not only wants to determine good and evil but also demands an infallible knowledge of how evil arose in the first place.
Christianity and History
Dr. Steve West, lecturer at Toronto Baptist Seminary, discusses the Christian perspective of History, and calls attention to the overarching providence of God. Originally delivered at Belleville Worldview Conference, May 26, 2012.
Westminster Chapel at High Park 10th Anniversary Lecture
Michael Haykin provides the history of how the 1908 Hewitt Avenue Mission became Westminster Chapel at High Park, and the lessons we can learn from Rev. John Linton's ministry during a time of controversy in the 1920s