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    2. Introduce Yourself

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    1. OT Historical Books

      Discussion of texts from Genesis - Esther
      Hear O Israel, the Lord our God is One! (Deut. 6:4)
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      Latest: Josh 7:4 clark thompson, Jun 20, 2017 at 5:27 AM
    2. OT Wisdom Literature

      Discussion of texts in Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Song of Solomon
      The Lord is my light and salvation; whom shall I fear? (Ps. 27:1)
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    3. OT Prophets

      Discussion of Major and Minor Prophets, from Isaiah - Malachi
      The Spirit of the Lord is on me, for the Lord has anointed me to preach good news to the poor (Is. 61:1)
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    4. The Gospels & Acts

      Discussion of texts from Matthew, Mark, Luke, John and Acts
      These are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing you may have life in His name. (John 20:31)
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    5. NT Epistles

      Discussion of texts from Romans - Jude
      Grace be with all those who love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerety. (Eph. 6:23)
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    6. Revelation & Eschatology

      Discussion of the book of Revelation, Millennial Views, and Last Things
      Even so, come, Lord Jesus! (Rev. 22:20)
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    7. Exegetical Forum

      Exegetical and Hermeneutical Considerations or Questions
      some things hard to understand, which the ignorant twist to their destruction (2 Pe. 3:16)
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      Latest: Sing THIS new song? TylerRay, Jun 13, 2017
    8. Translations and Manuscripts

      Discussions regarding translations of the Bible and Bible manuscripts. This is now a moderated forum. New threads/posts will be approved at the discretion of the Admins/Mods.
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    9. Languages

      Discussions regarding languages with primary emphasis upon the Biblical languages.
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    1. The PuritanBoard Theological Journal

      Full length articles on any theological subject. Ability to submit articles is restricted by the board administrators. Please request permission to submit articles to the board administrators.
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    2. Debate Forum

      1. Some topics come up ad nauseum and it may be desirable to get "experts" to duke it out and cover the issue in an orderly fashion which would give 2. A resource to refer folks to which may also be a draw to PB generally if we do this right.
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    3. Theological Forum

      Systematic Theology, Biblical Theology and just plain Theology discussions
      Grow in the grace and the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ (2 Pe. 3:18)
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    4. Covenant Theology

      Discuss the Covenants and their Implications
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      Latest: Understanding Specific Passages in Deuteronomy JTB.SDG, Jun 23, 2017 at 12:22 AM
    5. Baptism

      Discuss baptism and the objects of baptism.
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      Latest: Best arguments for paedo-baptism C. Matthew McMahon, Jun 22, 2017 at 1:03 AM
    6. Calvinism & The Doctrines of Grace

      Discuss TULIP, God's Sovereignty and Reformed Soteriology
      Salvation belongs to the LORD (Ps. 3:8; Jonah 2:9)
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      Latest: Controversial John Calvin quote MW, Jun 23, 2017 at 7:40 PM
    7. Federal Vision/New Perspectives

      Discussion of the various innovations regarding justification (New Perspective on Paul, Federal Vision, Shepherdism)
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    8. The Confession of Faith

      Discuss Westminster Standards, 1689 Confession and 3 Forms of Unity
      Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful (Heb. 10:23)
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    9. Natural Revelation and God's Creation

      Discussions regarding science and creation
      The heavens declare the glory of God (Ps. 19:1)
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    10. Controversial Topics

      A moderated forum for discussion of current hotly debated topics which normally would be under other forums, but emotions are getting in the way of discussion. Threads will be moved here that require the benefit of moderation. Thread creation is turned off for this forum. Posts must be approved by the moderators. Craft posts which deal with the substance of issues, such as historical and doctrinal argumentation, and not personalities. Posts containing excessive rhetoric or ad hominem attacks which will inflame emotions rather than inform reason will not be approved.
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  1. The Church

    Issues pertaining to the organization, governance, worship, discipline, and evangelism within the Church
    1. Worship

      Psa 5:7 But as for me, I will come into thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: and in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple.
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      Latest: "An Argument Against Exclusive Psalmody" JimmyH, Jun 22, 2017 at 9:56 PM
    2. Preaching

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    3. Church Office

      Discussions related to Church Office - Pastors, Elders, Deacons, Doctors, & Evangelists.
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    4. Evangelism, Missions and the Persecuted Church

      Discussions about Evangelism, the Church and missions, personal missions experiences and the Persecuted Church throughout the world.
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      Latest: Fall Conferences Edward, Jun 22, 2017 at 8:14 PM
    5. Church Order

      Discussions related to issues of Church Order: administration of the Sacraments, Church discipline, conduct of meetings, and suggested forms.
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      Latest: Hoeksema's rejection of ex nihilo MW, Jun 23, 2017 at 7:11 PM
    6. Church History

      Discuss the History of the Christian Church
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      Latest: Kuyper's "New Perspective" on the Christian life? MW, Jun 23, 2017 at 7:18 PM
    1. Daily Devotional Forum

      A Daily Devotional for reading and discussion
      Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up (Ps. 68:19)
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      Latest: Christ gets their most vehement love MW, Jun 23, 2017 at 4:32 AM
    2. The Honor Roll

      A place to honor our departed PuritanBoard brothers and sisters that have gone to the Lord.
      I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on that Day, and not to me only but also to all who have loved His appearing. - 2 Tim 4:7-8
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      Latest: In Loving Memory of Eric Heistand KMK, Jun 7, 2012
    3. The Pilgrims Progress

      Discussions regarding the Christian Life
      as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him (Col. 2:6)
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    4. Family Forum

      A Place to discuss family issues (especially issues with children).
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      Latest: The love of pocket money is the root of all evil? Von, Jun 20, 2017 at 1:40 AM
    5. Spiritual Warfare

      Discussions related to the believer's struggles with the devil, the world and the flesh (1 John 2:15)
      Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. (Eph. 6:11)
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    1. The PuritanBoard Apologetics Journal

      Articles on apologetics and the defense of the faith. Ability to submit articles is restricted by the board administrators. Please request permission to submit articles to the board administrators.
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    2. Apologetical Methods

      Discussion of Various Apolgetics, including Presuppositionalism and Evidentialism.
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    3. Defending the Faith

      Discussion of Apologetical Issues with Unbelievers and Unorthodox groups
      always ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope in you, with meekness and fear (1 Pe. 3:15)
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    4. Cults & World Religions

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    5. Philosophy

      Beware lest anyone cheat you through philosophy and empty deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the basic principles of the world, and not according to Christ. (Col. 2:8)
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    1. The PuritanBoard Marketplace

      Marketplace to sell Reformed literature.
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    2. Book Reviews

      Review a book you've recently read. Leave the ratings as n/a if you simply wish to comment on another's review or change them to the appropriate rating to add your own review when commenting on a submitted review. Reviews of all sorts of books are welcome. All reviews should be from a Reformed perspective, and written for the edification of a general audience. Reviews that are excessively fragmentary, specialized, or promote literature destructive of Reformed faith and life will be removed at moderator discretion.
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    3. Book Exchange

      List books here that you would like to lend or borrow from fellow PuritanBoard members.
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    4. The Literary Forum

      A Forum for the Discussion of good and bad reading material.
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    5. Seminaries, Colleges & Education

      Questions and discussions about various schools and learning
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      Latest: From SBTS to Covenant? Jacob Sweeney, Jun 23, 2017 at 8:04 PM
  2. Puritan & Reformed Publishers

    Publishers of Puritan and Reformed works. Publishers are welcome to contact the Administrator in order to create a forum to announce new works on the Puritan Board. The Puritan Board does not necessarily endorse the works or the threads of the fora contained within this Section.
    1. Naphtali Press

      Naphtali Press was founded in 1987 to publish new editions of classic Presbyterian & Reformed books that are now scarce and out of print. Our focus primarily is the Puritan era, with a specialization in the Scottish Presbyterian authors of that period. http://www.naphtali.com/
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    2. A Puritan's Mind Updates

      A Puritan's Mind updates. Since 1998 A Puritans Mind has been the largest Puritan and Reformed Christian website on the internet. It exists to offer free resources on Reformed and Puritan literature for the Christian's spiritual growth in Christ to the glory of God.
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    3. Puritan Publications

      Puritan Publications is the book publishing sister site to A Puritan's Mind. We are working to expand the Kingdom of God through Biblical and Reformed Theology concentrating on publishing works from the Westminster Assembly.
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    4. Northhampton Press

      The Northampton Press is committed to reprinting some of the finest Christian literature ever published, with a focus on the 17th and 18th century English and American Puritans. http://www.donkistler.org/?page_id=15
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    1. General discussions

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      Latest: Which Gospel is Your Favorite? jwithnell, Jun 23, 2017 at 7:38 PM
    2. Computers & Technology

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    3. The Iron Chef

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    4. Entertainment and Humor

      Discussions of entertainment, recreation and tasteful humor
      Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt (Col. 4:6)
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      Latest: A funny Babylon Bee post. OPC'n, May 22, 2017