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    1. OT Historical Books

      Discussion of texts from Genesis - Esther
      Hear O Israel, the Lord our God is One! (Deut. 6:4)
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    2. OT Wisdom Literature

      Discussion of texts in Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Song of Solomon
      The Lord is my light and salvation; whom shall I fear? (Ps. 27:1)
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      Latest: Wineskin in the smoke (Psalm 119:83) Kinghezy, Jan 20, 2019 at 1:40 PM
    3. OT Prophets

      Discussion of Major and Minor Prophets, from Isaiah - Malachi
      The Spirit of the Lord is on me, for the Lord has anointed me to preach good news to the poor (Is. 61:1)
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    4. The Gospels & Acts

      Discussion of texts from Matthew, Mark, Luke, John and Acts
      These are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing you may have life in His name. (John 20:31)
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    5. NT Epistles

      Discussion of texts from Romans - Jude
      Grace be with all those who love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerety. (Eph. 6:23)
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    6. Revelation & Eschatology

      Discussion of the book of Revelation, Millennial Views, and Last Things
      Even so, come, Lord Jesus! (Rev. 22:20)
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      some things hard to understand, which the ignorant twist to their destruction (2 Pe. 3:16)
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    8. Translations and Manuscripts

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    9. Languages

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    1. The PuritanBoard Theological Journal

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    2. Debate Forum

      1. Some topics come up ad nauseum and it may be desirable to get "experts" to duke it out and cover the issue in an orderly fashion which would give 2. A resource to refer folks to which may also be a draw to PB generally if we do this right.
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    3. Theological Forum

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      Grow in the grace and the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ (2 Pe. 3:18)
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    4. Covenant Theology

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    5. Baptism

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    6. Calvinism & The Doctrines of Grace

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    7. Federal Vision/New Perspectives

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    8. The Confession of Faith

      Discuss Westminster Standards, 1689 Confession and 3 Forms of Unity
      Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful (Heb. 10:23)
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    9. Natural Revelation and God's Creation

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      The heavens declare the glory of God (Ps. 19:1)
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    10. Controversial Topics

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  1. The Church

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      Psa 5:7 But as for me, I will come into thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: and in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple.
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    4. Evangelism, Missions and the Persecuted Church

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      Latest: How does non-free offer person share the gospel? timfost, Jan 22, 2019 at 10:51 AM
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    6. Church History

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    1. Daily Devotional Forum

      A Daily Devotional for reading and discussion
      Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up (Ps. 68:19)
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      Latest: The Essence of Religion by Horatius Bonar jwithnell, Jan 20, 2019 at 10:05 PM
    2. The Pilgrims Progress

      Discussions regarding the Christian Life
      as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him (Col. 2:6)
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    4. Spiritual Warfare

      Discussions related to the believer's struggles with the devil, the world and the flesh (1 John 2:15)
      Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. (Eph. 6:11)
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    1. The PuritanBoard Apologetics Journal

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    2. Apologetical Methods

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    3. Defending the Faith

      Discussion of Apologetical Issues with Unbelievers and Unorthodox groups
      always ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope in you, with meekness and fear (1 Pe. 3:15)
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    5. Philosophy

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    1. The PuritanBoard Marketplace

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    2. Book Reviews

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    5. Seminaries, Colleges & Education

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  2. Puritan & Reformed Publishers

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    1. Naphtali Press

      Naphtali Press was founded in 1987 to publish new editions of classic Presbyterian & Reformed books that are now scarce and out of print. Our focus primarily is the Puritan era, with a specialization in the Scottish Presbyterian authors of that period. http://www.naphtali.com/
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    2. A Puritan's Mind Updates

      A Puritan's Mind updates. Since 1998 A Puritans Mind has been the largest Puritan and Reformed Christian website on the internet. It exists to offer free resources on Reformed and Puritan literature for the Christian's spiritual growth in Christ to the glory of God.
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    3. Puritan Publications

      Puritan Publications is the book publishing sister site to A Puritan's Mind. We are working to expand the Kingdom of God through Biblical and Reformed Theology concentrating on publishing works from the Westminster Assembly.
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    4. Northhampton Press

      The Northampton Press is committed to reprinting some of the finest Christian literature ever published, with a focus on the 17th and 18th century English and American Puritans. http://www.donkistler.org/?page_id=15
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      Latest: Audio Book DTK, Oct 13, 2018
    5. TeXset Press

      Specializing in high quality and inexpensive Puritan and Reformed eBooks with special attention paid to details in typography and usability—since 2011. http://www.texset.com
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    1. General discussions

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