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    25 Protestations Against Christmas By Daniel Kok

    By Daniel Kok. It is difficult for people to understand why some Christians do not celebrate Christmas. I offer the following as an explanation and defense of that position so that you can understand why that is: 25 Protestations against Christmas 1. The scriptures do not inform us of the date or season of our Lord’s birth. 2. Thus all attempts to date the birth of Christ are conjecture and...
  2. A Refutation To The Charge That The Calvinistic View Of Predestination Is Pagan.

    The idea brought forth by those who claim that we who hold to God's sovereignty in all things are similar to the Greek pagans is without warranted. As Ronald Nash states in his book The Gospel and the Greeks, these so called gods were limited by their own weakness both physical and moral. Not to mention many of these gods fell into vices in which humans fall prey. See The Gospel And The...
  3. Ash Wednesday: Picking And Choosing Our Piety

    Carl Trueman, Ash Wednesday: Picking and Choosing our Piety The rise of Lent in non-Roman, Orthodox or Anglican circles is a fascinating phenomenon. "Finally, it also puzzles me that time and energy is spent each year on extolling the virtues of Lent when comparatively little is spent on extolling the virtues of the Lord’s Day. Presbyterianism has its liturgical calendar, its way of marking...
  4. Baptism And Circumcision Compared

    Showing show side-by-side, and with accompanying Scripture, how both OT and NT covenant-signs make substantially the same statements, and teach substantially the same truth; while allowing for NT improvement wherever appropriate.
  5. Critique Of Deism

    Deism is defined as the belief that reason and and the Natural world are sufficient to determine the existence of God. Deists believe God is not knowable and untouchable. God is seen as the first cause of all creation, but he is not interactive within creation. Here is an analogy, think of God as a watchmaker that winds up a clock by setting up the creation process that are guided by laws...
  6. Doctrine

    "That we should no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine…” (Ephesians 4:14) Many people today react negatively to the words, “theology” and “doctrine.” They are said to involve dry, irrelevant matters, which have no bearing on real life. If that were true, it would be quite understandable why we might want to steer clear and focus our attention...
  7. From Non-reformed To Reformed: Opening Perspectives

    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).
  8. Holding The Rope

    This article originally appeared (Here). “I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.” (Matthew 16:18) A slate engraving and a stone cairn were recently unveiled in Stornoway as the first in a series of events to commemorate the centenary of the Iolaire disaster (Here). Before being used by the navy in anti-submarine and patrol work, the Iolaire had been a...
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