To Promote a Fortitude of Mind Against the Fear of Death

Dr. John Gill observes, That Christ has abolished death as a penal evil, so that it will never be inflicted on the believer by way of punishment. The sting of death is taken away by Christ, which is sin, and a very venomous sting it is, and death thus armed is to be feared; but … Continue reading To Promote a Fortitude of Mind Against the Fear of Death

17th Century Particular Baptists

Two groups of Particular Baptists emerged from the 1700's. Those who were Reformed and Confessional and another group that focused more on soteriology and took a different approach to the Decalogue. The following quote was taken from Gospel Standard Baptist site, it highlights some of the differences between the two groups, it's worth a read. … Continue reading 17th Century Particular Baptists

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?

Prayer

A. W. Pink, “…what is now being taught on the subject of prayer, and the deplorable thing is that scarcely a voice is lifted in protest. To say that “human destinies may be changed and moulded by the will of man” is rank infidelity—that is the only proper term for it. Should any one challenge this … Continue reading Prayer

Still Reforming, Still a Protestant…

or years I have visited different online forums to discuss theological topics and recently spent some time on a forum discussing Anglicanism with Anglicans. Although friendly, it was immediately clear that even a very general orthodox position was not tolerated by Anglicans on the forum. It was as if Christian doctrine was being re-assessed by … Continue reading Still Reforming, Still a Protestant…