1. Twenty-nine Years

    This article originally appeared on my blog (Here). “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord…their works follow them” (Revelation 14:13) David Brainerd (1718-1747) was an 18th century American missionary to the native American Indians of New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Robert Murray M’Cheyne (1813-1843) was a 19th century Scottish minister in Dundee. These two men lived in different...
  2. 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...
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    Please Stop Saying " God Told Me "

    In the article, Buice offers up seven important questions to ask when someone says "God told me" and six appeals to the preacher. Is Buice on target? What has he missed, if anything?
  4. 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...
  5. Baptism And Circumcision Compared

    Showing show side-by-side, and with accompanying Scripture, how both OT and NT covenant-signs make substantially the same statements, and teach substantially the same truth; while allowing for NT improvement wherever appropriate.
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    25 Protestations Against Christmas By Daniel Kok

    By Daniel Kok. It is difficult for people to understand why some Christians do not celebrate Christmas. I offer the following as an explanation and defense of that position so that you can understand why that is: 25 Protestations against Christmas 1. The scriptures do not inform us of the date or season of our Lord’s birth. 2. Thus all attempts to date the birth of Christ are conjecture and...
  7. Minced Oaths (tdiph)

    This Day in Presbyterian History Daily devotional readings in Scripture, the Westminster Standards, & Presbyterian history. [URL][/URL] A visiting minister was asked to lead in prayer in Sunday school, and when he had finished, a teacher heard one of her girls whisper, “Gosh, what a prayer!” Such an exclamation seems incongruous in expressing one’s...
  8. Partial Rapture And Dispensational Punishment

    A refutation of the doctrines of Witness Lee and Watchman Nee.