Monthly Archives: February 2013

Abraham’s Reward in Genesis and the NT

by Felipe Diez (Minister_of_Music@yahoo.com)           “After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: <sup class="crossreference" sab="672" value="(A)”>“Fear not, Abram, I am <sup class="crossreference" sab="673" value="(B)”>your shield; your reward shall be very great.” 2 … Continue reading

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Julius Scott Jr. On Church And Culture

The whole orientation of the New Testament writers assumes that the present condition of society is abnormal. The Biblical doctrine that God’s creation was originally “good” establishes that. But the effects of sin are not limited to nature and the … Continue reading

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Gilley, Horton and Wells On Consumerism And The Church

 The premise of all marketing is that the consumer must be pleased; he must be kept happy; he must be given what he needs, or has been programmed to think he needs, if we are to succeed. This premise works … Continue reading

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Wars and Battles

<!–[if !mso]>st2\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) }st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } <![endif]–> James 4:1-3:  What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you? Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members? You lust and do not have; so you commit murder. You … Continue reading

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More On Worship From Peter Masters

Contemporary worship, however, is fully aesthetic in purpose and practice. God is the audience and the worshippers are performers. Skilful instrumentalism is part of the offering of worship. We repeat, that many evangelical churches have, in this way, gone back … Continue reading

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Sandy’s Hooks Part Two

Here I wrote about my skepticism of the Sandy Hook skepticism. Now, I want to make an additional remark and give to you, (not written by me) ten characteristics of conspiracy theorists. Basically, a psychological profile of what conspiracy theorists are … Continue reading

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Michael Horton On Worship

Another notable reformation of new covenant worship occurred with the Reformation of the sixteenth century. The gospel having been eclipsed by humanly devised doctrines and practices, the Reformers knew that the power was in the preaching of the gospel— not … Continue reading

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