We would like to welcome you to the new and improved Reformed Baptist Blog! A few factors led to the need for an upgrade so we took on the task. You will find a new look with the same pastoral writing and insight from a Reformed Baptist perspective. Whether you are a long time reader … Continue reading Welcome to the New Reformed Baptist Blog
This is a final reminder to the blog's readers that the Christmas giveaway drawing is next month. As I announced on September 23, this year the Reformed Baptist Blog would like to thank our readers by offering an opportunity to two of the blog's email subscribers to receive a free book for Christmas this year. Two of our readers … Continue reading Final Reminder – The Christmas Giveaway is Coming!
Ligon Duncan spoke at the Gospel Coalition conference this morning on 2 Timothy 4:6-22. As he was expositing the text, he mentioned what he called a classic sermon by Charles Spurgeon on verse 13, in which Paul admonishes Timothy to "bring the cloak that I left with Carpus at Troas when you come-- and the … Continue reading The Importance of Books for the Pastor
A Year through Calvin's Institutes (1559) b by You can see a larger version of the paper or print it out by clicking the appropriate button or drop down menu above.
I have stumbled upon an interesting new Bible study software program called ScriptureDirect, which is dedicated to study of the New Testament. The makers of this software have also made a fun little movie called Back to the Source, which can be viewed or downloaded for free. The movie takes you on a journey with … Continue reading Back to the Source: A Cool, Fun, Free Movie on Keys to Bible Interpretation
The following prayer for the Untied States of America was composed by George Washington on June 8, 1783, and sent to the governors of the states: Almighty God, we make our earnest prayer that Thou wilt keep the United States in thy holy protection, that Thou wilt incline the hearts of the citizens to cultivate … Continue reading George Washington’s Prayer for the United States
I remember one of my professors as Covenant Theological Seminary declaring in class one day that "Reformed theology isn't perfect; it is just the best we can do." Well, of course he was referring to Reformed Presbyterian theology, so I cannot agree that it is the best we can do. But I would say the … Continue reading Reformed Baptist Theology Isn’t Perfect….
I have been teaching through the book of Ephesians lately, and while studying about the apostles and prophets in 4:11, my research led me to some interesting comments in The Didache. Although there are some strange things to be found in this document, it does give us an intriguing glimpse as to the practices of … Continue reading A Timely Warning From the Didache
This picture reminded me of how we can all sometimes feel. We can all feel as though we are weighed down with a heavy burden, and, try as we might, we just can't seem to get anywhere. I have found at times like these I am generally feeling this way because I have begun to … Continue reading Are You Feeling Weighed Down?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLRue4nwJaA I saw this over on Steve Camp's blog, Camp On This, and just had to share it here as well. I would only add that I am not entirely sure what I think of Piper's final statement, that "God is most glorified in you when you are satisfied in the midst of loss, not … Continue reading John Piper on the Prosperity Gospel