Monthly Archives: October 2011

Doctrine Matters, Luther Says So

I cringe when I hear Christians lament “doctrine is overrated” or “doctrine is useless. I just need Jesus.” Outside of the Bible the greatest event in history (up to this point) was spurned by a godly man whose doctrine of … Continue reading

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That Little Monk From Wittenberg

I shall not bore you with my own words for Luther accept to say that if my wife would let me, I would name my next son after him. Luther’s own words in regards to the Reformation: After the pope … Continue reading

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Why I Love My Paedobaptist Brethren Part 3

 During discussions on baptism (other doctrines too) it is sometimes necessary to pause and re-affirm our love for the brethren based on the Gospel of Jesus Christ, which unites us. Else we become too consumed with proving our brothers wrong … Continue reading

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"For You and For Your Children"= Infant Baptism?

“Now when they heard this they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Brothers, what shall we do?” And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in … Continue reading

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Paedobaptism Without Paedocommunion?

It is my contention that paedobaptism nor paedocommunion are commanded in Scripture. Neither by direct command or from John Murray’s “good and necessary inference.” I dare say, along with others, that paedobaptism is not a “necessary” or “good” inference from … Continue reading

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The Error of The Free Will of The Fallen Nature: Considerations and Ramifications

The more I am confronted with the doctrine of “free will,” by which is meant what has been historically called “libertine free will,” and which I will define simply as “free will of the fleshly nature,” or, more appropriately, “sovereign … Continue reading

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A Covenantal Baptist Response

The issue of baptism certainly opens the floodgate of discussion. My article here provoked a response from a good brother, found here (a good blog that I do recommend). Although I do not personally know Mr. Silva, I have had the privilege of meeting … Continue reading

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