FGBC Update – May 15, 2020

Brethren, Greetings in the Lord Jesus. Here is the update regarding Sunday services for this week. As you are all most likely aware of, the B.C. Provincial Government has implemented a plan for “re-opening” the Province. In light of…

Weekly Update for May 8

Brethren, Greetings in the Lord Jesus. Here is the update regarding Sunday services for this week. The BC provincial government addressed the plan to re-open the province, so the deacons and I will meet on Sunday to discuss our plan as…

Weekly Update – April 24

Brethren, Greetings in the Lord Jesus. Here is the update regarding Sunday services for this week. The government of Canada still has not changed the rule that less than fifty persons are allowed to meet, so we will proceed on this Sunday…

Weekly Update – April 10

Greetings in the Lord Jesus. I wanted to update everyone on our plan for Sunday services this week. Since the government of Canada has not changed the rule that less than fifty persons are allowed to meet, we will proceed on this Sunday as…

Weekly Update – April 3, 2020

Brethren, Greetings in the Lord Jesus. I wanted to update everyone on our plan for Sunday services this week. Since none of the three levels of government in Canada have changed the rule that less than fifty persons are allowed to meet,…

Weekly Update – March 19

May God Almighty be pleased to advance His cause in the midst of this crisis, and may He be pleased to protect His people for His glory and their good.

Who Shall Ascend the Mountain of the Lord?

Who Shall Ascend the Mountain of the Lord? A Biblical Theology of the book of Leviticus L. Michael Morales (Downers Grove, IL: Inter Varsity Press, 2015, 347pp.) Who Shall Ascend the Mountain of the Lord (WSA) is a compelling study that…

The Fear of God

The Bible often speaks about the “fear of God.” There are two types of the fear of God, the first is a slavish fear, and the second is a filial fear. Both are referred to in Exodus 20:20, “And Moses said to the people, ‘Do not fear [slavish];…

Services Canceled – Dec 31, 2017

Morning and Evening Services Canceled - Dec 31, 2017

The Lawful Use of God’s Law

The law is used by God for the restraint of sin among men.

A Necessary Distinction

The doctrines of justification and sanctification are both necessary components of the Christian faith. There is no such thing as a justified but unsanctified sinner and no such thing as a sanctified but unjustified sinner. Both are essential.

The Judgment of the Sheep and the Goats (Mt 25:31-46)

The question of good works and the final judgment is one that often perplexes the people of God. The teaching of Jesus in Matthew 25 is relevant as it is a clear statement of the judgment of the sheep and the goats. There are several reasons…

Surrey Reformed Baptist Church Bible Study and Church Plant – Fall 2017 Update

Fall 2017 | Update Much has happened since our Spring 2017 update -- and we give all glory and thanks to the Lord who has enabled us to get much accomplished as we advance with the work connected to the Surrey Reformed Baptist Church Plant…

Regeneration

You Must Be Born Again – What must you do to be born again? In North America, many people make the unbiblical distinction between “Christian” and a “born-again Christian.” The Bible teaches that if a man is not born again, he is…

The Resurrection of Christ – Are you ready?

At the heart of the Christian gospel are the truths of Christ crucified and Christ resurrected. Jesus came into the world to save sinners – to reconcile God and man through His atoning sacrifice. Christ was the sinner’s substitute…

Following Jesus Christ – Do you follow Christ?

Many people in North America profess to be Christians. There is, however, a great difference between the number of professors and the number of followers of Christ. Christians are not saved because of their works – that is impossible (Rom.…

Prepared to Preach

In 2 Timothy 2:15, Paul writes, “Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” There are several things the church needs to hear about this text. In the…

Christ the Saviour

Some people feel as if there is no hope for their lives.  The Bible holds out hope for eternal life through the Lord Jesus Christ. Only Jesus Christ can give the forgiveness of sins that men and women desperately need.  Christ alone can…

Born to Reign

Prior to Jesus’ crucifixion, Pilate asked Jesus about His kingdom. The Lord Christ answered, “My kingdom is not of this world” (John 18:36). Christ’s kingdom certainly includes the world as He has all authority in heaven and on…

A Heart Problem

The Bible reveals that man’s greatest problem is a problem of the heart. Unfortunately, there are people who believe that if they just fix their environment, social status, or economic standing, then all their problems will be solved. Jesus…
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What Interests You?

Christians profess to worship and adore God Almighty. He, therefore, should be the supreme interest of all...
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The Covenant of Grace

The genius of Particular Baptist covenant theology is seen in the 2nd London Confession of Faith 1677/1689 (2LCF) Chapter 7. In paragraph 1, the general necessity of God’s working through covenant is stated. It is because of “voluntary condescension…

Born to Reign

Who is the ruler of the universe?

A Heart Problem

Should you follow your heart?

The Covenant of Works

The covenant of redemption was pretemporal; the covenant of works was established by God for Adam and his posterity in the Garden of Eden. The Westminster Confession of Faith 7:2 (WCF) gives a helpful summary statement of the covenant of works:…

The Good News

The word “gospel” simply means “good news.”  The gospel is the historic, revealed message concerning Jesus Christ. It is that record of events which focuses upon Christ’s life, death, and resurrection for sinners. It is important…