But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame. 1 Peter 3: 14-16
Debate on Purgatory and focus on 1 Corinthians 3:10-15, between Tim Staples and James White. (from January of 2010)
Review of that debate on the Dividing Line:
Purgatory – a good article with quotes from an important book on Purgatory, “The Birth of Purgatory” by Jacques...
“He who was so deeply acquainted with grief, who knows better than anyone how tragic the world truly is, does not turn away when the darkness descends on our minds and hearts.”
Scripture is superior to relics, statues, crucifixes, icons. The words of Scripture bring us to God because the words are “God-breathed” (2 Timothy 3:16-17), when the Spirit works inside of us to...
Luther’s Reformation Breakthrough (by Church History, Historical Theology Professor Ryan Reeves, Gordon-Conwell Seminary)
Dr. Reeves summarizes Luther’s Breakthrough on Justification by Faith Alone:
The Importance of the Reformation:
Dr. Reeves then goes back to explain the 95 Theses:
Lyrics and music by Keith Green
The original meaning of the word “canon” κανων is “standard”, “rule”, “law”, “measuring rod”, “criterion”), based on the Hebrew קנה (= reed, rod, measuring stick). The later meaning...
See the link where John Piper preached the same message at a different venue – see the written text of his message.
Authors: Ken Temple...
A very interesting lesson from church history, by Robert Godfrey of Ligonier Ministries.
Here are some notes I made:
Empires and Missions
Late 19th and Early 20th century.
As Empires spread, so did missions.
Lawrence James –...
Jesus Christ said “I was dead, and now I am alive forevermore – into eternity”. I will never forget in 1986, first hearing a debate between Josh McDowell & the famous Muslim debater and showman, Ahmed Deedat. The debate took place in 1981, but I...
by Michael Horton
Here is a good portion of the article: (go to the link to read the full article)
One of the great places where this gets worked out in Reformed theology is the covenant of redemption. Also known by its fancy...
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