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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I am a musician and have been thinking about how I use my gifting in the church.
For those of you who think it's okay to use instruments in worship, what is the best reasoning you have? I have been looking at some stances, and sadly, they haven't been convincing at all.
This was posted on the Aquila report today.
I am wondering if this is the same as Norman Shepherd, or if it is farther to the infused righteousness side, and actually shall we say off the Reformed cliff.
If Ed Clowney thought NS was within confessional bounds on...
If the word hymn does not mean psalm:
- What did the word hymn mean to the people Paul was writing to?
- Was he speaking of something that was already in existence or something future yet to be written?
- If he was speaking of something that already existed is there any records of this in scripture or else where? (please don’t speculate)
As he seemed to see the necessity of Jesus going into Hell as the means to completing the salvation work?
So a visitor came into our church today, and we were talking before worship. He asked if we were Calvinists, and he was told yes. He then said Jesus died on the cross, and not Calvin.
Towards the end of the sermon, our pastor quoted Calvin. As soon as he said "John Calvin", I saw the man stand up and leave the service.
It's sad how much disdain there is for his teachings. Many people have...
I have to write a paper this semester on the most important work of Martin Luther. I am sorry to say I have only read one book by Luther (Bondage of the Will). I did not care for it much to be honest. He results to anger and name calling too much for me. So I was wondering what some of you guys think is the most important work of Luther's. Thank you for your time.
Hey everybody! My name is Brady and this is my first post. I was too scared to make a first post for two reasons. First I had no idea how to introduce myself on a discussion board. Second I am intimated by people who are my superiors in knowledge of theology and the Christian life. I now am in a place where I hope I just can learn much from you guys!
This looks like an interesting project: a documentary film on Calvinism.
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