This article originally appeared on my blog (Here). “For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.” (Mark 10:45) Service is not a uniquely Christian concept. The language of service is something engrained throughout society....
The Puritan Board
I am a Ruling Elder in the PCA and our local church has had some significant issues with heavily involved, communing non-members that continue to refuse to become members. They are Reformed-ish Baptists and don't want to become members for that reason, even though it has been explained multiple times that the PCA's membership vows mention nothing of infant baptism and are purely evangelical....
My kids have gotten a little chonky. What do I do?
p.s. I am also thick like a brick. But I've been powerlifting, so it is all power-gut you see and power-fat to fuel my strength gains.
Any parental advice? I make them exercise. And we cook nutritious food. Trying to find them outdoor activities.
My dispensational friend who knows I’m reformed sent me a video that ‘proves the pre-trib rapture’. I watched it, and he had three main points that i thought were inadequate but honestly some of the arguments I’m not too familiar with. I wanted to post them here to see if any of you had studied or heard any of them to see if they actually have an merit. The message was, of course, based off 1...
My last comments in here were from 2009, and I was a freshly minted Calvinist of 4 months.
After 11 years I'm still here I love to debate and discuss soteriology with those who seem a bit hostile to us. Over the past 11 yrs or so I've traveled more of the world for old jobs, started businesses, and many other experiences (and a few roller coasters ). I look forward to giving back a...
Among the Foreign Plants we may reckon Tobacco and Coffee: the former is the Product of the Plantations in the West-Indies, the latter grows on little Trees or Shrubs in the Deserts of Arabia, and scarcely any where else: And both are of great use at this Day in the European parts, whether more for Diversion than real Benefit I will not now dispute....
Is there a difference between reconciliation and forgiveness? Can you forgive someone without reconciling with them? Are we called to forgive someone even if they don’t apologize or ask for forgiveness?
I recently heard a teaching in which the speaker stated there was a difference between the two - the context being that of marriage in which a spouse demonstrates unrepentant destructive...
I have a friend who attends an RP Presbyterian church who sings exclusive Psalms acapella (without instruments). Says that its aligning to how God commands to be worshiped per the Regulative Principle of Worship. LBC 1689 says Chapter 22, Section 1 says,
1. .... But the acceptable way of worshipping the true God, is instituted by himself, and so limited by his own revealed...
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