Last year I purchased the remarkable 5 volume set, The Minutes and Papers of the Westminster Assembly. When it arrived I took them out of the box, unwrapped them, put them on the shelf, and...nothing: they just sat there. So I've decided to sell … Read More
This volume, Church History in Plain English, is the most engaging and readable single-volume history of the Church by bringing the story into the twenty-first century. Faced with some astonishing changes in the Islamic world, a global resurgence of … Read More
Does God Change His Mind? If God is immutable, if He does not change at all, does that mean He never changes His mind either? This is a very thorny problem. The Bible appears to say at times that God changed His mind. Related Resources What Is … Read More
Genesis 3:15 as a Test Case* Abstract: Evangelical scholars have championed grammatical-historical interpretation as an objective means of sifting truth from error. This approach has value if we use it as one focus, but limitations if we use it … Read More
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Puritans & Puritanism
Horse Racing is said to be the sport of kings. The sport of slinging mud has, however, a wider following. Pillorying the Puritans, in particular, has long been a popular pastime both sides of the Atlantic, and most people’s image of Puritanism still has on it much disfiguring dirt that needs to be scraped off. [...]
Following as it did so closely upon the Reformation it is not surprising that the Puritan movement in England believed so firmly in revivals of religion as the great means by which the Church advances in the world. For the Reformation was itself the greatest revival since Pentecost — a spring-time of new life for [...]
It is sometimes said that evangelicals are not interested in worship. If by worship one means the technicalities of liturgical study, this may be true. But I do not suppose that I am the only evangelical who finds that the actual exercise of worship, the deliberate lifting of one’s eyes from man and his mistakes [...]
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Last year I purchased the remarkable 5 volume set, The Minutes and Papers of the Westminster Assembly. When it arrived I took them out of the box, unwrapped them, put them on the shelf, and...nothing: they just sat there. So I've decided to sell them to someone who will actually appreciate and use them. If you're familiar with the set, you know it's expensive - like $625-1,000 expensive. This set is currently listed on: Oxford Unv. Press - $940.00 WTSBooks.com - … [Read More...]
"The New Testament does not actually seem to put a premium on spontaneity as an essential component of authenticity, and so I would suggest that we should not worry too much about it either. It is more likely that it is significant for us because of our culturally-conditioned understanding of what makes us and our actions "authentic" (itself as slippery a concept as "spontaneity"). Modern society puts great stock in the idea that what makes us who we are is our individual self-creation and … [Read More...]
How should a Christian respond to heretics, false teaches, those who promote unbiblical and divisive doctrines, who seek to upset the peace and unity of the church, who teach contrary to the faith once delivered to the saints, misrepresent the gospel, redefine the grace or God or who have a fleshly craving for controversy? Counterfeit Gospels: Rediscovering the Good News in a World of False Hope The Bible is clear: I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and … [Read More...]