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 →
REASONS FOR INFANT BAPTISM? PART 1 (Do They Exist?)
PAEDOBAPTISM. Is there a valid reason for doing it? More importantly, is there a valid biblical reason for doing it? See THIS ARTICLE for my thoughts on paedobaptism and the covenant of grace. Over the last few months, a dear brother in the Lord has been sharing what he deems to be “Reasons for Infant... Continue Reading →
PAEDOBAPTISM MOCKS THE OLD TESTAMENT
BAPTISM. It’s no surprise that I disagree with paedobaptism. It also shouldn’t be a surprise when I say the Baptist and Presbyterian views of baptism will revolve around how we view the covenant of grace. Each side believes in the covenant of grace, but we greatly differ in how we believe it is applied as... Continue Reading →
Abortion, Apathy, & Abolitionism: What is the Church’s Role?
Recently, I was discussing abortion with an acquaintance. While we both agree that abortion needs to be outlawed, there was still plenty of room for disagreement. This is because of a statement that was made: Woe to you, pastors, seminary professors, hypocrites! For you attend church every Sunday, Bible study twice a week and you... Continue Reading →
Glory to God Alone!
“Not to us, O Lord, not to us,But to Your name give gloryBecause of Your lovingkindness, because of Your truth.”Psalm 115:1, NASB NOT TO US. We live in a world that screams, "US!" Whether it be our job success, latest toys, or life experiences, the world says to always look out for #1. The sheer... Continue Reading →
EPIC CHARGE: Duties of the Church Body
SUNDAY. It is a day nearly everyone has grown fond of. Whether it be the unbeliever who gets to enjoy a day off work, or the Christian who is looking forward to fellowshipping with other believers, it truly is a day to be recognized. Unfortunately, for too many believers, it tends to be the only... Continue Reading →
A Morning Among Mormons
The following is an essay I once wrote as a part of a college class. The idea behind the assignment was to visit a service of a faith group other than my own. After some consideration, I decided to attend the morning service of a local Mormon church. As you read on, my hope is... Continue Reading →