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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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      Latest: Who performed circumcision in the OT? Contra_Mundum, May 28, 2017 at 12:38 PM
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      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: Song of Solomon - What is it? Joshua, May 29, 2017 at 10:30 PM
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      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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    8. Translations and Manuscripts

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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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    5. Baptism

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    6. Calvinism & The Doctrines of Grace

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      Salvation belongs to the LORD (Ps. 3:8; Jonah 2:9)
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    7. Federal Vision/New Perspectives

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    8. The Confession of Faith

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      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. Worship

      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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    5. Church Order

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      Latest: Resources on Equipping the Saints Ryan J. Ross, May 26, 2017 at 11:18 PM
    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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    2. The Honor Roll

      A place to honor our departed PuritanBoard brothers and sisters that have gone to the Lord.
      I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on that Day, and not to me only but also to all who have loved His appearing. - 2 Tim 4:7-8
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    3. 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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    5. 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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    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

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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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