"That we should no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine…” (Ephesians 4:14)
Many people today react negatively to the words, “theology” and “doctrine.” They are said to involve dry, irrelevant matters, which have no bearing on real life. If that...
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I admit that I really do not like the change from "man" to "people" in Psalm 1. Although I'm no scholar, it seems to me that when a translation seeks to "update" the language of the Bible from its ancient cultural context, they seem to show a profound mistrust in the authorship and infallibility of scripture. The argument that the biblical writers and Jesus himself would speak differently...
If it is of interest, and as I suspect many here probably have opinions on the topic, I have collected as many resources on Infralapsarianism and Supralapsarianism as I could get my hands on through reformed history.
For those new to the subject, of whether God, in his predestinating purpose, conceives of the clay of mankind in forming vessels to honor and dishonor as sinful (infra)...
The attached side by side comparison of what the author calls "Neo-Puritanism" and "Neo-Calvinism" I think displays an accurate picture of the two. Do you guys agree?
I ask because Im finding myself leaning very much to the "Neo-Calvinism" "camp"... What are the dangers you see?
I know there are different kinds of reformed, though we all agree on the core reformed (confessional) standards. I wanted to know for a long time, what kind (or flavor) of reformed am I based on my beliefs? Or, what group of people who were considered reformed would my views best fit into (reformed baptist, early Presbyterians, this or that group of the Puritans, etc.) I know many of you are...
In psalms that say to sing a new song, could the psalmist be referring to the Psalm itself?
Before posting, I was able to find a similar point mentioned briefly in a thread, but the poster's main point was another interpretation.
This is like the commands to use different instruments, for example. I tend to reckon those could be about instruments used with that very song.
I am reading a book on Covenant Theology and the author makes the following statement," At each stage of the Covenant of Grace, God gives a physical sign to identify those who belong to His people." What is the physical sign that identifies God's people between the span of time separating Adam and Abraham?
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Just wondering - has anyone read this biography? If so, What did you think of it? Does it give a spiritually profitable analysis of the disagreement between Van Til and Clark? Thanks.
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