Milne and Textual Conjectures by Calvin

The topic of the preservation of Scripture is a hot topic among the Reformed. Books are written, podcasts made, and articles posted (including this one!).  Garnet Howard Milne wrote a book on what the purity of the text of Scripture meant according to the Reformed called, ‘Has the Bible been kept pure? The Westminster Confession... Continue Reading →

Who Is the Author of Sin?

AUTHORSHIP. As I sit here and write this article, I find it interesting to be writing on the topic of authorship. Having authored several books of my own, I am intimately familiar with the process of forming thoughts, putting them into words, and seeing the final outcome of being published in written form. However, this... Continue Reading →

The Church is the Second Eve

Christians have long recognized that Christ is prophesied not merely by explicit prophesies but also by type. By type I mean that certain people and events foreshadow Christ and his work. For example, Paul writes: Nevertheless death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam's transgression,... Continue Reading →

Is Gender Real?

GENDER. What is it? Is it just another word for biological sex, or is it a word that has assumed a more modern and relativistic meaning? This seems to be the great debate. Personally, I affirm the former. While some may attempt to argue my position, they would first have to take on the historical... Continue Reading →

The Nature of Sin and Pagans

I'd like to thank the Particular Baptist team for the review of the article and edits. Introduction A doctrine that is a core tenant of “Calvinists” is the “T” in TULIP: Total Depravity. This so-called acronym is nowhere found in the high Reformed or even among Calvin’s known writings but is a summary of certain... Continue Reading →

Worldliness and the Christian

This article is an adaptation from a lesson given on Daniel chapter 1 by Daniel Vincent found here. Thanks to Andrew Warrick for his review and edits. As for these four young men, God gave them knowledge and skill in all literature and wisdom; and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams. Daniel 1:17... Continue Reading →

Does God Repent?

…catholic accounts of God's perfections have stressed that God's repentance signals that God is working a change in the course of history. The early Reformed theologian Amandus Polanus, for example, writes that divine repentance is not a divine "perturbation" or "change of counsel" but rather a "change of works." In fact, because God's counsel already... Continue Reading →

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