Article series on the issues involving moving from a non-reformed view to a reformed view as well as all of the 'stuff' that pops up in-between (including when to leave a church).
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I quoted Jeremiah 17:9 on Facebook the other day concerning those who say "Just follow your heart." While sympathisizing with my concern, a couple of my friends pointed out that Ezekiel says that we are given hearts of flesh instead of stone, and Paul says that we are new creatures in Christ, therefore, the heart of a Christian is no longer deceitful and wicked by nature. Is this true? If so,...
Who/What is Babylon in 1 Pt. 5:13, "The church that is at Babylon, elected together with you, saluteth you; and so doth Marcus my son."?
Most modern commentaries say Rome, older say literal Babylon where Peter was ministering at the time (after a church was planted there). What say you, and why?
I am postmillennial and interested in historicism. I have come across a few historicists who date set the timing of the millennium and the end, I believe by estimating the fall of the papacy based on the 1260 day-years of the little horn. The problem is those I read date the millennium to around the year 2000.
Is there a model of postmil historicism that doesn't have this tendency of date...
I was working on the board today and decided that it makes more sense to make the Baptists and Presbyterians groups "self-joinable".
If you desire to join one of these groups then it's in your settings: https://www.puritanboard.com/account/join-user-groups
Join one or another and do not lurk on either forum. I'm going to make it an "honor code" kind of thing but we can check to...
One of the most prominent conswrvative Thomist theologians that Trad Catholics have recommended I read is Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange.
He wrote a book on Predestination, and!i looked through it today. Here's his critique of Calvinism
"Against predestinarianism and the doctrines of Protestantism and Jansenism that revive it, the Church teaches: (a) God wills in a certain way to save all...
What effect does your personality type have on your theological convictions?
There was a related thread back in 2010 which revealed that most PB members are one of a few Myers Briggs personality types. Mostly INTJ, INFJ, & ENTJ. Each of these types comprise around 2% of the population.
Apart from making us all feel warm and special, and apart from debating the legitimacy of personality...
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