Tag Archives: Westminster Confession of Faith

No Running!!!

As a child, I LOVED visiting the pool.  Maybe a neighbor’s pool or summer camp, etc.  Hot and humid South Carolina weather made the cool clear waters a wonderful respite. Most pools we visited had some form of posted rules. … Continue reading

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Aspartame vs. Honey

A number of months ago, I began using honey in my morning coffee instead of refined sugar.  In fact, because we have bees, my wife began substituting honey in a number of places in our family’s diet. Well, late last … Continue reading

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Houses Built on Rock and Sand

Is your house built on the Rock? Most do not know what that means!!  Do you?  Sure?  Keep reading. We’ve all read the parable, and if we were raised in the church, we had multiple Sunday School or VBS lessons … Continue reading

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10 Paradigm-shifting Old Testament Verses

A few days ago I published a piece titled ‘10 Paradigm-shifting New Testament Verses.’  It was a piece that generated more discussion than anything I have published to date on this blog.   Great discussion thread!! Good! Discussion and thinking are … Continue reading

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10 Paradigm-shifting New Testament Verses

Maybe I’m the only person this happens to, but have you ever read a verse that you’ve read a 100 times, but suddenly you ‘see’ it totally differently?  Like a bolt of lightning, or a V-8 moment, you suddenly understand … Continue reading

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Puttin’ lipstick on a pig! A lil’ dab’ll do ya!

My, the lengths we go to to justify behaving like the world.  Do we understand the damage it does to us and to our children? Here is an invitation we received…  followed by some thoughts. ____________________________ October 31, 2013 from … Continue reading

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The Error of Dividing the Law

For centuries, millenia, really, Christendom has embraced an error that it calls the ‘Three-Fold Division of the Law.’  It is particularly prevalent in Reformed circles, sometimes even called a ‘cornerstone’ of reformed teaching.  Most all other main streams of theology … Continue reading

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Of elephants and theologians….

On an unnamed blog that I read from time to time, the question was asked, We understand that the Old Covenant was inaugurated with blood (Ex. 34) and its terms were verbally established for God’s people through the giving of … Continue reading

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What are the ‘sacred writings…?’

Lately, I have been feverishly working to finish an extended study of the Book of Ezra.  Part of my study today brought a familiar verse to mind, so I took a quick look.  You know this one.  Rav Shaul (Paul), … Continue reading

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By what standard?? Pray tell!

… I can tell you what is NOT the standard!!

The Westminster Confession of Faith is NOT the standard!!
The 1689 London Baptist Confession of Faith is NOT the standard!!
The Articles of Religion of the Methodist Church are NOT the standard!!
The Confessions of the Lutheran Church are NOT the standard!! …. Continue reading

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