Hebrews 10:25 and COVID-19

In the wake of COVID-19 and the pandemic we are currently experiencing, many churches have taken to cancelling or redirecting Sunday services. This has led to quite the outrage from some on social media, who have cited Hebrews 10:25 against those who cancel Sunday services. Their argument is that, since scripture tells us we should... Continue Reading →

Augustine on the Keys Given to the Church

The following is taken from Augustine's On Christian Doctrine. He has given, therefore, the keys to His Church, that whatsoever it should bind on earth might be bound in heaven, and whatsoever it should loose on earth might be loosed in heaven; that is to say, that whosoever in the Church should not believe that... Continue Reading →

Is your church a cult of personality?

The following is a good article from the Gospel Coalition website, and is addressed to pastors on how to avoid turning their church into a cult of personality centered around them. In this day and age when many churches are becoming such places, this is definitely something to seek to avoid.An excerpt:How do you handle... Continue Reading →

Charles Hodge and the Church

Charles Hodge, in speaking on the aftermath of the Council of Nicaea (325 AD) and the Arian Resurgency, touches upon a flaw in the Roman Catholic definition of what the church is, and how it is identified.In dealing within this undeniable fact, Romanists and Romanizers are forced to abandon their principle. Their doctrine is that... Continue Reading →

Giving Denominations the Benefit of the Doubt

A lot of times I've spoken with people who say that they don't like associating themselves with denominations or giving themselves denominational titles. They either prefer to call themselves simply "Christians" or even "Bible-believing Christians." While this may not be necessarily wrong, and while no one's a heretic or going to hell for doing so,... Continue Reading →

Re: A Call to Unity

A few days ago, I got into a Twitter conversation with one Dakota Hermes on Twitter, who had posted this regarding the International House of Prayer:I took the chance to begin conversation, and offer Mr. Hermes to interact with what I had written on the subject. This offer was initially refused:This continued into a short... Continue Reading →

Modern Marriage and Modern Theology

Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior. Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands. Husbands, love your... Continue Reading →

Jonathan Edwards and the Flood

The following is from Jonathan Edwards's A History of the Work of Redemption, and deals with the flood and Noah's ark.By means of this flood, all the enemies of God’s church, against whom that little handful had no strength, were swept off at once. God took their part, appeared for them against their enemies, and... Continue Reading →

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