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August 29

How Infant Baptism Leads to Rebellion Against the Authority of Jesus Christ

The Church of Jesus Christ has not been given the authority to institute any ordinance of worship. It is strictly a divine prerogative which belongs to the Kingly office of Christ alone. Our Lord has spoken on the matter while giving the Great Commission, the words recorded by inspiration of the Holy Spirit through the […]

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September 03

10 Reasons to Stop Calling the Gospel ‘Scandalous’

but we preach Christ crucified, to Jews a stumbling block and to Gentiles foolishness, but to those who are the called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God. – I Corinthians 1:23, 24 To those religious Jews in the days surrounding the crucifixion of Christ Jesus, anyone put […]

Preventing Eisogesis and Doctrinal Error with the Greek Language

And he ordered the chariot to stop; and they both went down into the water, Philip as well as the eunuch, and he baptized him. When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord snatched Philip away; and the eunuch no longer saw him, but went on his way rejoicing. – […]

The Elephant Sitting in the Paedobaptist Room

Dr. Bob Gonzales, Academic Dean and a professor at Reformed Baptist Seminary as well as an Adjunct Professor of Old Testament Studies here at MCTS has posted an article defending Believer Baptism (Credobaptism) against Infant Baptism (Paedobaptism) on his post “Why I’m Still a Baptist.” John 1:12-13 states: But to all who did receive him, […]

Baptist Pastor vs New Calvinism

There was a time not too long ago when the Pastor-Teacher was respected. I fear those days are passing more quickly, if not already gone, particularly within Calvinist circles. Those men of God, called by God to a life of shepherding the flock I believe is under attack by forces of darkness that have weaseled […]

Tim Keller: “it is very misleading…to say, ‘Homosexuality is a sin’”

::UPDATE:: I’ve added the video interview of Tim Keller as he discusses homosexuality after being directly asked if homosexuality was a sin. Watching this man hem and haw, hesitate, waffle and avoid a direct, firm answer should disturb any Christian. For the record, yes, homosexuality is a sin and it is condemned in Scripture….regardless of […]

Where Scripture Has No Tongue

If infant baptism had been any appointment or ordinance of Jesus Christ, there would have been some precept, command, or example in the Scripture to warrant the same; but inasmuch as the Scripture is so wholly silent therein, there being not one syllable to be found in all the New Testament about any such practice, […]

James Henley Thornwell: The Gospel Ministry

James Henley Thornwell: How can a minister who feels the value of the soul, or of the realities of eternity, be cold and unmoved when warning sinners to flee from the wrath to come? Heaven or Hell, life or death, eternal life or eternal death, depend on the success of his message, and can he […]

5 Reasons To Be Cautious with Tim Keller’s Theology

[Here you can find more on Doctrine, and Tim Keller ] Last night a ‘new calvinist’ young buck let me know in no uncertain terms that my concern for Tim Keller’s theology was ‘silly’. Fair enough. I disagree with that of course. The sounding alarm of error is never silly. Now, I have received many questions by […]

Regenerated – What Is The Gospel? (Episode 1)

Les Lanphere of The Cross Church in Palm City, Florida presents the first episode of “Regenerated”. First up, the basics of the Gospel. Well done Les!

Coral Ridge Bans Daughter of D. James Kennedy, 5 Others

“Six members of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church — including the daughter of founding pastor D. James Kennedy — have been banned from the premises and all functions of the Fort Lauderdale church. The action, announced in a letter mailed to Coral Ridge members over the weekend, is the latest round in a brewing dispute between […]

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