The Baptist Confession on Lawful Oaths and Vows

In the seventeenth century, certain sects of Christendom, such as the Anabaptists and, later, the Quakers, denied the legitimacy of taking oaths or making vows. The teaching of this chapter was designed to clarify the meaning and confirm the lawfulness of oaths and vows when properly used. The Baptist Confession (2LCF) retains the substance of … Continue reading The Baptist Confession on Lawful Oaths and Vows

Biblical Thoughts on Christian Patriotism

Photo by Scott McGuire https://scott-mcguire.pixels.com/ Introduction: Perhaps some of our blogs regular readers will remember that I have offered some reflections on the topic of Christian patriotism in the past. However, since we are celebrating Independence Day today, I though it would be good to offer some additional thoughts about the concept of patriotism and … Continue reading Biblical Thoughts on Christian Patriotism

Apparently Scott Brown Will Never Respond to the Case He Said Could Not Be Made

The blog's regular readers may recall that some time ago I wrote a post entitled Answering Scott Brown's Challenge Concerning Age Segregated Education (back in august of 2014). This post sought to publicly notify Scott about a series of articles I had written in response to his own assertions that he had never heard a … Continue reading Apparently Scott Brown Will Never Respond to the Case He Said Could Not Be Made

Bob Schilling Reviews ‘He Died for Me’

In a Facebook thread earlier today, Bob Schilling posted this brief, but helpful, review of Jeff Johnson's most recent book He Died for Me: Having read the book, I'd recommend it to all as a title that challenges some modern assumptions among those who love the doctrines of grace. While defending the free offer of … Continue reading Bob Schilling Reviews ‘He Died for Me’

Brandon Adams’ Helpful Outline of Nehemiah Coxe’s Discourse of the Covenants

Some years ago I was happy to post Brandon Adam's Collapsible Outline of Owen on Hebrews 8:6-13. Today I would like to post another such outline offered by Brandon, this time of Nehemiah Coxe's A Discourse of the Covenants that God Made with Men before the Law. These outlines should prove quite helpful when reading … Continue reading Brandon Adams’ Helpful Outline of Nehemiah Coxe’s Discourse of the Covenants