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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: Understanding the First Generation under Moses Jack K, Aug 9, 2018 at 7:35 PM
    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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      Latest: Ps. 12:6-7 timfost, May 13, 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)
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      Latest: King to all the peoples? TylerRay, Aug 13, 2018 at 10:55 AM
    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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    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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    5. Baptism

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    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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    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

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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: Leather-bound Scottish Psalter? Tom Hart, Aug 15, 2018 at 9:21 AM
    2. Preaching

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    3. Church Office

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      Latest: Article for PCA GA augustacarguy, Jun 10, 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.
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    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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    6. Church History

      Discuss the History of the Christian Church
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    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: Caution in Discerning the State of a Man greenbaggins, Aug 14, 2018 at 11:26 AM
    2. 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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    3. Family Forum

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    4. 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

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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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      Latest: No contradiction here . . . ZackF, Aug 9, 2018 at 10:43 AM
    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

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    2. Book Reviews

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    3. Book Exchange

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      Latest: Tom Wright and the Search for Truth? Edward, Aug 15, 2018 at 5:52 PM
    4. The Literary Forum

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    5. Seminaries, Colleges & Education

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  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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    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
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    1. General discussions

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    2. Computers & Technology

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    3. The Iron Chef

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    4. Entertainment and Humor

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      Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt (Col. 4:6)
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