False teachers must be rejected from our homes when they come specifically to promote falsehood.
I believe the Reformation does have value for those of us who aren't Reformed, including those who are believers in dispensationalism, free-grace, fundamentalist, and Baptist. The five "alones" of the Reformation are great expressions of truth, even if they aren't enough and even if later believers have added certain things.
It has been longer than I would like since I posted on here, so here's a thought on my daily Bible study. I have recently begun a "binge-reading" Bible challenge to read the whole Bible before the end of the year. Today I read a passage in the Old Testament that beautifully wove together a … Continue reading The Covenant with Abraham Is Not the Covenant with Israel in the Law
I have been very busy this summer, in part due to taking a church history class on American Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism from Maranatha Baptist Seminary. That is part of why there has not been much blogging going on of late. I do have a paper I have been writing regarding the relationship of young-earth creationism … Continue reading Small Update and Follow Me on Social Media!
B. B. Warfield in an article titled "Faith in its Psychological Aspects" offers a presentation of faith that explains how faith must be a true conviction based on evidence. While he proceeds to use the idea in an apologetic for Calvinistic soteriology, his approach remains very helpful and fits well within some other helpful ideas that are generally in the classical apologetic tradition. Doubting believers must pursue the convincing evidence to bring them to faith, not merely "choose to believe."
Dr. Norman L. Geisler has been one of the foremost Christian apologists during the last 50 years. He has written books on everything from open theism to ethics to higher criticism and more. Later in his career, he has also authored a four volume systematic theology which was consolidated into a one-volume edition as well. Like traditional systematic theologies, his work … Continue reading A Review of Norm Geisler’s Prolegomena
An introduction to the issue of the relationship of the Church to the New Covenant in Dispensationalism and some links to articles about the topic.
A brief reply to some comments from Albert Mohler about revivalism and the state of evangelism today in context with a discussion of the history of evangelicalism.
A brief devotional-type format blog post about God's progressive revelation in history. God has revealed himself through many people in many ways. We must understand each part of the Bible on its own merits and fit it all together without allowing later truths to be read into the earlier truths.
Christians should desire to care for animal life and the environment, but because the earth is the Lords and he requires it. The true salvation for the planet and animal life will be found in the Second Coming of Christ.