Monthly Archives: October 2011

Reformation Day 2011

To all of my brothers and sisters in Christ, I wish you all a happy Reformation Day!  This year I haven’t written anything myself, but instead I’ll be sharing links to what others have written (or will write).  Take a … Continue reading

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Baptist Catechism 97

Question 97: What is baptism? Answer: Baptism is an ordinance of the New Testament instituted by Jesus Christ, to be unto the party baptized a sign of his fellowship with him, in his death, burial, and resurrection; of his being … Continue reading

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We Have Tradition Too! – Part 1

In today’s milieu of theological discussions, it seems prudent to properly define our terms and ensure that all participants are on the same page.  The onset of post-modernism certainly hasn’t helped matters and our discourse is often given over to confusion more … Continue reading

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PC Revision for the ESV?

I saw this linked on the A&O Ministries blog.  Apparently the ESV translation is being revised to get rid of the word “slave” (“doulos” in the Greek) and replace it with “bondservant.”  If this is true, then what is motivating … Continue reading

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A Cause for Rejoicing

I’ve announced it elsewhere, so I would be remiss if I didn’t announce it here… My beloved wife is pregnant!  Yes, God has blessed us with another child.  This is definitely a cause for rejoicing.  We pray for our child … Continue reading

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Baptist Catechism 96

Question 96: How do baptism and the Lords supper become effectual means of salvation? Answer: Baptism and the Lords supper become effectual means of salvation, not for any virtue in them, or in him that doth administer them, but only … Continue reading

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History Repeats Itself

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