Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Office of Elder/Pastor Is More Important Than The Office Of The President…Appreciate Them

A Portrait of Paul is a book to be read by congregants and elders alike. Here is a piece from the forward: Finding faithful pastors is one of the most difficult tasks facing Christ’s church. Any local church that conscientiously seeks to … Continue reading

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Some Things to Notice About Paul’s Epistles

<!–[if !mso]>st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } <![endif]–> Some things to notice about Paul’s letters: (as well as those other epistles of the apostles and writers of the New Testament corpus: First, a simple observation, but one that, nowadays, is often lost on those … Continue reading

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Solitary Christian Syndrome: It’s Causes and Cure

<!–[if !mso]>st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } <![endif]–> 11 And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, 12  to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, 13 until we all attain to the … Continue reading

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Suffering as the Kind Intention of His Will

<!–[if !mso]>st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } <![endif]–> Let us consider, now, the kind intention of His will – that which He purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord before the ages began (Ephesians 1:4-5; 2 Timothy 1:9). This is the testimony that Paul shares … Continue reading

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Of Impartiality, Entitlement and God’s Sovereignty

I recently posted this to facebook. It was, as usual, during one of the times when God was pleased to have me understand somewhat of His Scripture and man’s misuse of it, during a time of meditation. That God even … Continue reading

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A Can of Candy

It’s that time of year. And since the charismatics, fundamental Baptists, and the rest of the animals in between will be waging their holy war on Halloween, I thought I would join in on the fun. Last year I wrote … Continue reading

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"Sufficient For All But Efficient Only For The Elect"?

William Cunningham clarifies the confusion of that often stems from such a statement: We would now make two to three observations, suggested by this account of the state of the question. First, the advocates of a limited or definite atonement … Continue reading

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