Who are the dreaded Hyper Calvinists?

Accordingly, Hypers view God as being the author of sin AND they also believe that man has no responsibility before God for his sin. Hypers believe the Gospel should only preached to the elect and are therefore against the free proclamation of the Gospel to all.  Hypers belief you must agree with their soteriological positions as a prerequisite … Continue reading Who are the dreaded Hyper Calvinists?

Andrew Fuller Deciphered

"Andrew Fuller, who was born in Cambridgeshire in 1754, became a Baptist minister, and is best known for founding the Baptist Missionary Society. Such was his international standing, he was offered honorary doctorates by both Yale and the College of New Jersey - now Princeton - although he turned them down." FULL ARTICLE HERE

Pope’s “apostolic succession” from Judas Iscariot

Reblog from Reformed Covenanter: Let no one deceive you by any means; for that Day will not come unless the falling away comes first, and the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition (2 Thessalonians 2:3) Papists vainly pretend that the pope is the successor of Peter.  Granted, the pope is the successor of an apostle. As … Continue reading Pope’s “apostolic succession” from Judas Iscariot

The Covenant of Grace and Baptism

Posted in 2013: As I work through Durham's commentary on Revelation I am reminded over and over about the covenant. When I picked up this work I expected to find a fairly standard commentary except for the classic Post Mil Historicist point of view, but I find it is often devotional and always deeply theological. … Continue reading The Covenant of Grace and Baptism

Okefenokee Sacred Harp Singing

A fan of traditional Sacred Harp? This essay explores "Hoboken-style" Sacred Harp singing of the Okefenokee region of southeast Georgia and northeast Florida. It considers the history of this tradition, distinctive characteristics of this variant of Sacred Harp, and how "Hoboken-style" leaders have negotiated rapid change while maintaining core values of memory, legacy, and spiritual … Continue reading Okefenokee Sacred Harp Singing

1689 Federalism compared to Westminster Federalism

"What is the nature of the federal union of an unregenerate person in the covenant of grace to Jesus Christ, and do they remain under Adam's federal headship in spite of being in the covenant of grace (?) which is to say, can you be in the covenant of works and the covenant of grace … Continue reading 1689 Federalism compared to Westminster Federalism