Monthly Archives: November 2011

Baptist Catechism 105-106

Question 105: What is prayer? Answer: Prayer is an offering up our desires to God (Ps. 62:8), by the assistance of the Holy Spirit (Rom. 8:26), for things agreeable to his will (1 Jn. 5:14; Rom. 8:27), in the name … Continue reading

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We Have Tradition Too! – Part 2

In Part 1 of this article on tradition, we looked at the distinction between sola Scriptura and so-called “solo” Scriptura while emphasizing the necessity of tradition.  Sola Scriptura does indeed mean “Scripture alone” as the ultimate authority of faith and … Continue reading

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A Psalm of Thanksgiving

Psalm 100 Make a joyful shout to the LORD, all you lands! Serve the LORD with gladness; Come before His presence with singing. Know that the LORD, He is God; It is He who has made us, and not we … Continue reading

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Thornwell on the Purpose of the Church

We live in a day and age in which the church is having an identity crisis, much of which is rooted in a misunderstanding of the Great Commission.  Like many problems in the church today, this one is nothing new.  … Continue reading

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Why the Pro-Life Movement Fails

Al Mohler recently wrote an excellent commentary on this year’s election results in Mississippi in which the pro-life movement experienced a blistering defeat at the polls.  A personhood amendment was placed on the ballot and voters rejected it a landslide … Continue reading

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Was the First Thanksgiving in Virginia?

I mean no offense to my friends in New England, but the facts make it clear that the first thanksgiving celebration was not held at Plymouth.  Contrary to what many of us may have been taught in school, the first … Continue reading

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Baptist Catechism 102-104

Question 102: What is the Lord’s supper? Answer: The Lord’s supper is an ordinance of the New Testament, instituted by Jesus Christ; wherein by giving and receiving bread and wine, according to his appointment, his death is shown forth, and … Continue reading

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