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).
The Puritan Board
Does the ARP intend with this membership vow to have a confessional membership?
"Do you accept that the doctrines and principles of the Standards of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church are founded upon the Scriptures?"
Furthermore, does anyone know the context of the change from this older version I've found floating on the web?:
Do you accept the doctrines and principles of the...
Reading through the Bible and this forum, I've gotten very confused on the subject of Deacons and Deaconesses. It seems that the Greek word translated deacons (Διακόνους/Diakonous) might as well be translated as "those who serve". Phoebe herself is called a servant using the word...
So do you think this is how the Lord deals with the modern Evangelical church that has the heart but not the correct outward forms in certain areas? With Jesus being the mediator now of course.
For a majority of the people, many of them from Ephraim, Manasseh, Issachar, and Zebulun, had not cleansed themselves, yet they ate the Passover otherwise than as prescribed. For Hezekiah had prayed...
Good morning, folks--
I joined the Puritan Board just a moment ago so that I could get you folks to weigh in on this question.
I'll graduate this December, and I am looking for a seminary to attend. SBTS seemed like a solid choice for theological education. They have a stout faculty-- well published and well reformed. On top of that, SBTS has been hiring outside of their institution, which...
Over the past weeks, there has been quite a number of threads dedicated to the differing views of covenant theology, and the related question of the proper recipients of baptism. These discussions have gotten a bit intense at times, as proponents of the different views defended what, I am sure, they (we) believe to be the proper biblical position.
Some of us come to our beliefs simply because...
If the order of salvation is logical and not chronological and that most Christians believe most of the ordo happens simultaneously, i.e.' the spokes on a wheel that turn', when does the infant that is regenerated in the womb become converted (possess faith and repentance)?
In the last 7 or 8 months I've had some experiences that I really don't know how to explain. I've seen things that are demonic and characteristic of 'haunting' experiences.
I'm an exterminator so I spend a good deal of time in people's houses and apartments when they're home and not home. Earlier this year I went into an apartment to treat for wasp on a tenents patio. But let me say at the...
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