https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pR3ExDuY8Ic In the video above, James White does a good job discussing the growing number of so-called “Reformed Thomists” and the dangers of Thomism. It is well worth taking time to watch.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXOxFdDcQVw In this video, James offers some helpful insights and cautions when we speak about such theological matters.
Introduction In my own past study of the Lord's Supper, some twenty six years ago now, I spent some time wrestling with John Calvin's understanding of the Lord's Supper, especially as he addressed the matter in his Institutes of the Christian Religion, and it started me thinking in a different way about it than I … Continue reading Toward a Proper Understanding of the Lord’s Supper as a Visible Word
Jeff Johnson has released a new edition of his book, He Died For Me, which is now available in paperback. He describes the book as essentially about an “in-house debate among Calvinists,” and that it is. But I think even non-Calvinists would learn a great deal from this book. It is an excellent introduction to … Continue reading New Edition of He Died for Me by Jeff Johnson
I love systematic theology. In fact, I have a whole bookshelf dedicated to systematic theology. Some of my favorites are De Doctrina Christiana by Augustine and Peter Lombard’s Sentences. I can hardly resist them. Aquinas, Barth, Bavinck, Berkhof, Brakel, Brown, Dabney, Dagg, Erickson, Frame, Gill, Hodge, Horton, Turretin, Reymond, Vos, Warfield, and the like fill … Continue reading Review of Greg Nichols’ Lectures in Systematic Theology, Vol. 2
Daniel Chamberlin's book A Portrait of God is now available at Free Grace Press. Here is the description of the book on the website: Stephen Charnock's Discourses Upon the Existence and Attributes of God is a classic, but is over 500 pages. Daniel Chamberlin has done the church a service by summarizing the essential thoughts … Continue reading A Portrait of God by Daniel Chamberlin
For any interested readers, here is a link to download or read online Augustus Hopkins Strong's Systematic Theology: A Compendium Designed for the Use of Theological Students for free. For those of you not familiar with A. H. Strong, here is a description from the Christian Classics Ethereal Library (where the same work is also … Continue reading Download A. H. Strong’s Systematic Theology For Free
Note: The following is taken from chapter 20 of the upcoming book The Absurdity of Unbelief, which may be pre-ordered here. It is true that God is a simple being that is not composed of non-divineparts. For instance, if the attribute of power was not essential to God’s nature, then power would cease to be divine, which … Continue reading Simplicity and Trinity
Immanuel Baptist Church, where I serve as the primary teaching elder, has been privileged to support Phil and Cindy Fisk in their ministry at the Evangelical Theological Faculty (ETF) in Leuven, Belgium. May God bless their ministry and the ministry of ETF! Phil recently defended his doctoral dissertation at ETF, and you may watch his … Continue reading "Jonathan Edwards on Freedom of the Will" by Philip Fisk
As the description on the YouTube pages says, in this message "Pastor Jeff Johnson, author of The Fatal Flaw Behind The Theology of Infant Baptism, shows us how the Abrahamic Covenant unifies the Old Testament and the New Testament; the Old Covenant and the New Covenant, the demands of the law and the glory of grace." … Continue reading The Primacy of the Abrahamic Covenant by Jeff Johnson