Articles

  1. Singing The Lord's Song In A Strange Land

    By Matthew Winzer Originally published in Credo Quarterly, March 2002. Republished first on PB here. (See handling of the topic of the regulative principle of worship in Westminster and Worship Examined) Preface The Psalter-the Only Hymnal? is the title of a booklet written by Iain Murray and published by the Banner of Truth Trust.1 The Banner of Truth is well known throughout the world for...
  2. Sovereignty Of God

    There are many verses in scripture, which proclaim that God is the sovereign ruler of the universe and that God’s sovereignty is one of His principal attributes. Before examining any of these texts, I first want us to understand what sovereignty means, so we can have a correct understanding of this doctrine. The Mariam Webster dictionary defines sovereignty in the following way. It is the...
  3. Spotless Lamb Of God

    The hypothetical, hypostatic, Messianic, and individual arguments for the impeccability of Christ are explained and illustrated from significant theological sources.
  4. Thankful For Dr. R. C. Sproul

    A few years ago, I was contacted by Ligonier Ministries. I have supported the ministry since 1997 and they informed me that R.C.'s 75th Birthday was coming up soon and asked if I would like to write a note to him on that occasion. I wrote a heartfelt note of how much Dr. Sproul had meant to me and to my utter delight heard my note read to him on the air. He reacted with deep appreciation...
  5. The Burning Of The Wooden Shoes

    The PCA and other NAPARC churches should beware repeating the history of the CRC.
  6. The Development Of The Traditional Form Of The Westminster Standards

    First published, “Antiquary: The Development of the “Traditional Form of The Westminster Standards, The Confessional Presbyterian 1 (2005): 168–177. Appendix C omitted (but see the old PBTJ here). The Westminster Confession of Faith was approved and adopted by the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland on August 27, 1647. Subsequently, the Confession was published for the first time with...
  7. The Forerunner Of Glory

    Originally appeared on my blog, Hebridean Outpost. “…The Lord will give grace and glory…” (Psalm 84:11) In ancient days, when larger ships were unable to get close enough to shore to dock due to stormy conditions, the ship’s anchor would be placed in a small boat called a forerunner. The forerunner carried the anchor through the breakers and dropped it at the harbour securing the larger...
  8. The Troubled Sea

    Originally appeared on my blog, Hebridean Outpost. “The wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt. There is no peace, says my God, for the wicked.” (Isaiah 57:20-21) The Isle of Lewis is steeped in history, heritage and distinctiveness. It may seem strange to those of us who have been born and brought up here, but a visit to the Outer Hebrides...
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