"Signal To Noise"

In the coming weeks and months, the Sandwich will be presenting a series of articles that will examine in greater detail the increasing noise of Christian Romanticism and Neo-Gnosticism which is being amplified within the postmodern acoustics of American Christianity, and is often drowning out the pure sound of God’s biblical revelation with the static of myth and imagination. We hope in time to show through a simple, straightforward examination of Scripture how this rising dissonance has no place in our discipleship and is threatening to weaken the signal of our Gospel witness. Our latest offerings can be found below.

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…The day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up. Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness…? — 2 Peter 3:10-11

The question before us is a sobering one, dear reader. The whole of this world in which you presently find enjoyment and amusement will soon dissolve. Vanish. Kaput. Considering this, what manner of person ought you to be? Think greatly upon this truth and perhaps you will be confronted with how deeply you have entrenched yourself in the world for your pleasure, comfort, and ease. I have certainly been convicted by this realization.

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The Divine Beauty

“There is this great difference between the works of men and the works of God, that the same minute and searching investigation, which displays the defects and imperfections of the one, brings out also the beauties of the other. If the most finely polished...

The Illumination

Scripture can only be savingly understood by the illumination of the Holy Spirit. The Gospel is a picture of God’s free grace to sinners. Now, were we in a room hung with the finest paintings, and adorned with the most exquisite statues, we could not see one of them if all light were excluded…

The Single Plank

When Mr. M’Laren of Edinburgh was dying, Mr. Gustart, his associate pastor, paid him a visit, and inquired of him, “What are you now doing, my brother?” The strong and earnest response of the dying minister was, “I’ll tell you what I am doing, brother…

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C. R. Carmichael


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