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 2
A couple months ago, I wrote an article that entailed my responses to eight supposed reasons for paedobaptism. These “reasons” were all proposed by a brother in Christ which led to some great discussion. Just as I did with the first eight, I intend to show why these seven additional reasons (#9 thru #16) aren’t... 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 →
MATTERS OF GOD: Where is Your Zeal?
“Why so serious?” It’s a famous question that nearly every movie buff will recognize. But I’d like to pose a counter question. Why are we not serious enough? Why are we so lackadaisical in our approach to the things of God? I mean, we’ll pray when things go wrong, give thanks when things go right,... Continue Reading →
Good Works and Salvation
Imagine you are on the street witnessing to the strangers around you. You ask each person whether or not they feel they will go to heaven when they die. How many of those people do you think will say yes? Furthermore, how many of those people will justify their answer by saying they feel they... Continue Reading →
Where Does Faith Come From?
This may sound like a rather obvious question but you would be surprised how many people get it all wrong. The dictionary defines faith as belief that is not based on proof. Where does this faith come from? Is it a product of a decision we make or is it something more? Thankfully, the bible... Continue Reading →
THREE SIMPLE WORDS: Grace, Faith, Regeneration
I want to start out by asking a question. I’m just going to mention three simple words and I want you to put them in chronological order. While contemplating the order in which you believe these words should be placed, I ask you to truly question what the words actually mean. The words are: 1)... Continue Reading →