Shawn Mathis Has a New Website

Many of the blog's regular readers will remember that I have linked to a number of Shawn Mathis' articles in the past, particularly dealing with the Family Integrated Church Movement. Shawn has offered a critique of this movement from the Presbyterian point of view, while I have responded from the Reformed Baptist perspective. I still … Continue reading Shawn Mathis Has a New Website

On the Delights and Dangers of Learning the Biblical Languages

In a podcast entitled Biblical Languages – Who Need ‘Em?! two experienced pastors discuss whether or not pastors need to learn the Biblical languages, as well as the positive and negative implications of such study. The podcast was uploaded earlier today, along with this description: Biblical Languages – Who Need ‘Em?! In which Mr. Geer … Continue reading On the Delights and Dangers of Learning the Biblical Languages

John Piper Explains Why He Hates the "Prosperity Gospel"

In the video above, John Piper explains why he abominates -- or hates -- the "prosperity gospel." He lists several reasons. He rightly says that it is another gospel, and he cites Paul's teaching in 1 Timothy: NKJ 1 Timothy 6:6-9 Now godliness with contentment is great gain. 7 For we brought nothing into this … Continue reading John Piper Explains Why He Hates the "Prosperity Gospel"

Psalm 95 – A Call to Worship (Teaching Outline)

Note: The LXX says that David wrote this Psalm, and the author of Hebrews confirms this fact when he cites a portion of the psalm and attributes it to David (4:7). We will look at this passage from Hebrews later in our examination of the psalm. I have added transliterations for any Hebrew words. Introduction: C.S. … Continue reading Psalm 95 – A Call to Worship (Teaching Outline)