This was originally posted on my site. I would rather put this under the general title "The Christian Walk". "The profession of our faith is made by deed. A man that cannot speak may make a profession of his faith. He cannot make it by words, but he may make it otherwise; I acknowledge not so...
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What will Christ's return be like?
Earlier posts have biblically concluded that He will literally, physically return, but I'm curious about something.
Will He return, to a certain part of the world, and we'll all need to seek Him out and discern whether or not He is the true Christ?
Or will it be obvious? Will the world see Him descending on the clouds?
Will the world and life as we know...
So, I believe my long term goal is to pursue the mission field. I don't have a time frame, but right now I love serving our church and community, and I strongly desire people to know the our Lord.
What good short reads would you recommend on missions? Also, do any of you have any good connections with missionaries that are looking for short term help in the future? Thank you so much!
I have just rejoined Puritan Board after a gap of some years. I live near Grimsby in North East Lincolnshire. I first came to the reformed faith (Presbyterian) as a young man nearly forty years ago soon after my conversion. Though there are many churches in this area, there no reformed churches, they are all either liberal in theology or Arminian in doctrine. The local population...
What American churches hold the 1647 Westminster Confession of Faith, and support all of the doctrines thereof, without alteration?
I was listening to a Reformed Forum podcast that stated Credobaptism (meaning the view that believers only should be baptized) originated in the Reformation era and there is little to no evidence of it prior to that or in the early church. Is this true? My wife is Baptist and I am Presbyterian. She has recently been surprised by the evidence for infant baptism in the early church.
(Not sure if this was the right forum)
A continuationist friend and I are thinking about studying theology books together. Our first book will be Authentic Fire by Michael Brown, presenting my friend's position, of course. I have three books on cessationism: Warfield's Counterfeit Miracles, Gaffin's Perspectives on Pentecost, and Chantry's Signs of the Apostles....
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