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 →
Nehemiah Coxe On the Trinitarian Persons
The Scripture doth also instruct us concerning the subsistence of God, or the manner of his being; and this is such a glorious mystery as by his word only is revealed to us; We cannot by reason comprehend it, but ought to adore it; and by Faith rest in his testimony concerning it... …Here then... Continue Reading →
Limited Atonement Proved By Covenant Theology
This is a companion piece to our podcast episode titled, “Limited Atonement is Biblical: A Response to Austin Brown” Covenant theology is crucial to the understanding of the doctrine of limited atonement. God's redemptive plan for humanity is laid out by means of covenant. There is no instance in Scripture where God does not interact... Continue Reading →
The Incarnation and the Lord’s Supper
There was no small debate over the issue of the “presence” of Christ in the Lord’s Supper in the early Reformation period. Just look at the arguments with Luther, Zwingli, and Beza for instance. It is an important topic as whatever view one lands on regarding the Supper will flow from how one views the... Continue Reading →
We Are On Patreon!
I don’t think I ever thought our ministry would be where it is now. Our audience has grown so much and it is by God’s grace this has gone where it has. And now we are Patreon! Would you consider partnering with us? Being a patron means receiving EXCLUSIVE benefits! Supporting us through one of... Continue Reading →
Foundations for Assurance
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Jingle Bells and Worship
The regulative principle is the guiding principle of Reformed worship. It governs how we come before our holy God. Without this principle, God could be approached as we please, doing essentially what the Israelites did at the end of Judges, In those days there was no king in Israel. Everyone did what was right in... Continue Reading →
Not by Imputing Faith Itself, the Act of Believing…
I want to thank The Particular Baptist team for feedback and edits. Having other eyes on your work is always best (Proverbs 19:20). This seemingly strange phrase may go unnoticed when reading paragraph 1 of chapter 11 as found in the 2nd London Baptist Confession of Faith. It is buried among the body of the... Continue Reading →