Forums

    1. Updates & Information

      This is the place to find updates and ask questions about the Board.
      Discussions:
      485
      Messages:
      5,211
    2. Introduce Yourself

      Feel Free to introduce yourself here!
      Discussions:
      1,553
      Messages:
      36,294
      Latest: Now What? Finding a Church Home Ben Zartman, Jan 23, 2018 at 7:44 PM
    3. Suggestion Box

      A place to give your suggestions as to how the board could be better and what features you'd like to see.
      (Not the place for complaints)
      Discussions:
      215
      Messages:
      1,876
      Latest: Location finder for members JimmyH, Sep 25, 2017
    4. Happy Birthday!

      A forum that generates a birthday message for members celebrating their birthdays. Users must have at least 5 posts to receive a birthday message. This forum is now closed. Please make Birthday wishes in the Member's Only Puritan Board Member Salutations forum.
      Discussions:
      969
      Messages:
      6,648
    5. Tutorials and User Guides

      Post tutorials and user guides on board usage here to help your fellow board members
      Discussions:
      54
      Messages:
      348
      Latest: Search results - sorting? Edward, Jan 18, 2018 at 10:09 PM
    1. OT Historical Books

      Discussion of texts from Genesis - Esther
      Hear O Israel, the Lord our God is One! (Deut. 6:4)
      Discussions:
      693
      Messages:
      5,810
    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)
      Discussions:
      235
      Messages:
      2,138
      Latest: Proverbs 31 as the church? Pergamum, Jan 9, 2018
    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)
      Discussions:
      238
      Messages:
      1,612
    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)
      Discussions:
      667
      Messages:
      5,159
    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)
      Discussions:
      760
      Messages:
      6,720
      Latest: What does Paul mean in Phil 1:7 KMK, Jan 20, 2018 at 11:32 PM
    6. Revelation & Eschatology

      Discussion of the book of Revelation, Millennial Views, and Last Things
      Even so, come, Lord Jesus! (Rev. 22:20)
      Discussions:
      942
      Messages:
      16,318
    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)
      Discussions:
      674
      Messages:
      7,170
    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.
      Discussions:
      1,191
      Messages:
      21,162
      Latest: So many KJV Arguments Edward, Jan 23, 2018 at 6:58 PM
    9. Languages

      Discussions regarding languages with primary emphasis upon the Biblical languages.
      Discussions:
      208
      Messages:
      1,624
      Latest: Hebrew Instead of Greek py3ak, Jan 16, 2018
    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.
      Discussions:
      17
      Messages:
      74
    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.
      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      1
      Latest: Debate Forum Overview Semper Fidelis, Jun 5, 2007
    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)
      Discussions:
      5,984
      Messages:
      94,445
      Latest: Baptists and Prayer Dachaser, Jan 23, 2018 at 11:54 AM
    4. Covenant Theology

      Discuss the Covenants and their Implications
      Discussions:
      1,078
      Messages:
      19,795
      Latest: Presumptive Regeneration Gforce9, Jan 23, 2018 at 7:02 PM
    5. Baptism

      Discuss baptism and the objects of baptism.
      This forum is for those who desire to DEBATE and DISCUSS. All others please refrain from this Forum.
      Discussions:
      999
      Messages:
      25,017
      Latest: Judgment of Charity? Contra_Mundum, Jan 15, 2018
    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)
      Discussions:
      1,408
      Messages:
      18,873
    7. Federal Vision/New Perspectives

      Discussion of the various innovations regarding justification (New Perspective on Paul, Federal Vision, Shepherdism)
      Discussions:
      462
      Messages:
      7,952
    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)
      Discussions:
      888
      Messages:
      11,528
    9. Natural Revelation and God's Creation

      Discussions regarding science and creation
      The heavens declare the glory of God (Ps. 19:1)
      Discussions:
      615
      Messages:
      8,560
      Latest: Death before Adam? py3ak, Dec 11, 2017
    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.
      Discussions:
      6
      Messages:
      110
  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.
      Discussions:
      2,004
      Messages:
      37,265
      Latest: Grounds of Christ Receiving Divine Worship Cymro, Jan 23, 2018 at 4:39 AM
    2. Preaching

      Discussions regarding preaching of the Word
      Discussions:
      986
      Messages:
      10,690
    3. Church Office

      Discussions related to Church Office - Pastors, Elders, Deacons, Doctors, & Evangelists.
      Discussions:
      409
      Messages:
      6,669
      Latest: Deacon duties? Gforce9, Jan 6, 2018
    4. Evangelism, Missions and the Persecuted Church

      Discussions about Evangelism, the Church and missions, personal missions experiences and the Persecuted Church throughout the world.
      Discussions:
      1,106
      Messages:
      14,676
      Latest: More on Evangelism Theogenes, Jan 10, 2018
    5. Church Order

      Discussions related to issues of Church Order: administration of the Sacraments, Church discipline, conduct of meetings, and suggested forms.
      Discussions:
      672
      Messages:
      12,214
    6. Church History

      Discuss the History of the Christian Church
      Discussions:
      2,097
      Messages:
      17,231
    1. Daily Devotional Forum

      A Daily Devotional for reading and discussion
      Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up (Ps. 68:19)
      Discussions:
      2,447
      Messages:
      5,531
      Latest: Spurgeon Quote Dachaser, Jan 23, 2018 at 12:08 PM
    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
      Discussions:
      4
      Messages:
      86
      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)
      Discussions:
      1,813
      Messages:
      21,230
      Latest: What Makes You Desire The Bible? Ryan&Amber2013, Jan 23, 2018 at 12:54 PM
    4. Family Forum

      A Place to discuss family issues (especially issues with children).
      Discussions:
      1,052
      Messages:
      16,333
    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)
      Discussions:
      328
      Messages:
      4,297
      Latest: Spiritual Formation BayouHuguenot, Jan 21, 2018 at 7:30 PM
    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.
      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      1
    2. Apologetical Methods

      Discussion of Various Apolgetics, including Presuppositionalism and Evidentialism.
      This forum is for those who desire to DEBATE and DISCUSS. All others please refrain from this Forum.
      Discussions:
      374
      Messages:
      7,611
    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)
      Discussions:
      1,069
      Messages:
      12,118
    4. Cults & World Religions

      Discuss false religions and cultic practices
      Discussions:
      894
      Messages:
      12,817
    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)
      Discussions:
      700
      Messages:
      10,574
      Latest: Opinions on Sir Francis Bacon Haeralis, Jan 13, 2018
    1. The PuritanBoard Marketplace

      Marketplace to sell Reformed literature.
      Discussions:
      3
      Messages:
      15
    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.
      Discussions:
      398
      Messages:
      1,624
    3. Book Exchange

      List books here that you would like to lend or borrow from fellow PuritanBoard members.
      Discussions:
      35
      Messages:
      186
      Latest: Reformed Books For Sale Jon Peters, Nov 17, 2017
    4. The Literary Forum

      A Forum for the Discussion of good and bad reading material.
      Discussions:
      6,651
      Messages:
      46,680
      Latest: F. F. Bruce - Answers to Questions monoergon, Jan 23, 2018 at 5:33 PM
    5. Seminaries, Colleges & Education

      Questions and discussions about various schools and learning
      Discussions:
      1,247
      Messages:
      14,559
      Latest: Dmin For Practical Exegetical Study? Bill The Baptist, Jan 23, 2018 at 8:13 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/
      Discussions:
      38
      Messages:
      187
    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.
      Discussions:
      206
      Messages:
      1,963
    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.
      Discussions:
      387
      Messages:
      1,522
    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
      Discussions:
      11
      Messages:
      36
    5. TeXset Press

      Specializing in high quality and inexpensive Puritan and Reformed eBooks with special attention paid to details in typography and usability—since 2011. http://www.texset.com
      Discussions:
      7
      Messages:
      22
    1. General discussions

      If it's not theological, then it's considered, "general".
      Discussions:
      8,425
      Messages:
      108,932
    2. Computers & Technology

      Bible software, computer support questions and other helpful technology matters
      Discussions:
      2,233
      Messages:
      20,360
    3. The Iron Chef

      Cooking, diets, recipes, etc.
      Discussions:
      394
      Messages:
      5,762
      Latest: Vacuum Sealing System? SolaScriptura, Jan 2, 2018
    4. Entertainment and Humor

      Discussions of entertainment, recreation and tasteful humor
      Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt (Col. 4:6)
      Discussions:
      4,936
      Messages:
      53,457
      Latest: Any Vikings fans? Cedarbay, Jan 22, 2018 at 2:53 PM