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Category: theology

September 10, 2018
John Owen on Divorce

I'm pretty staunch in my adherence to a Baptistic view of doctrine, specifically, the 1689 London Baptist Confession of Faith. Yes, I've studied Presbyterian ecclesiology, however I find its claims lacking Scriptural evidence. Having said that, the authors of 1689 LBC, for whatever reason, chose to omit the Westminster’s clear response to the issue of […]

May 14, 2012
What Then Is Joy?

Best definition of joy I've found thus far. Read, re-read, and let its truth soak into your soul. "What then is joy? One begins to suspect that for most of [the New Testament and Early Church writers] joy was more than a happy feeling, a pleasing mood or a sense of overflowing jubilation, although it […]

April 30, 2012
Outlets of Glory

As a seminary student withering beneath the hot breath of year-end finals, it's easy to get lost in the haze. Topics flood like tides, roll across my tongue and my mind, coming to invade even my sleeping self. Historical criticism and its impact on the destabilization of faith, the "unlimited plurality of hypotheses" leading to […]