Forums

    1. Updates & Information

      This is the place to find updates and ask questions about the Board.
      Discussions:
      507
      Messages:
      5,396
    2. Introduce Yourself

      Feel Free to introduce yourself here!
      Discussions:
      1,624
      Messages:
      37,374
      Latest: Hello from the Far East of Virginia bookslover, Dec 6, 2019 at 9:24 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:
      221
      Messages:
      1,905
      Latest: Live chat of some sort Jerrod Hess, Sep 1, 2019
    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:
      57
      Messages:
      418
      Latest: Scripture Links in Post? Ed Walsh, Sep 9, 2019
    1. OT Historical Books

      Discussion of texts from Genesis - Esther
      Hear O Israel, the Lord our God is One! (Deut. 6:4)
      Discussions:
      762
      Messages:
      6,575
      Latest: Matthew Poole on 1 Samuel dildaysc, Dec 5, 2019 at 5:36 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)
      Discussions:
      264
      Messages:
      2,340
    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:
      253
      Messages:
      1,686
      Latest: "They Will Weep Bitterly"... But Why? wcf_linux, Dec 2, 2019 at 12:01 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)
      Discussions:
      721
      Messages:
      5,889
      Latest: Communism in Acts? (Thomas E. Peck) RJ Spencer, Dec 3, 2019 at 6:26 PM
    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:
      802
      Messages:
      7,265
    6. Revelation & Eschatology

      Discussion of the book of Revelation, Millennial Views, and Last Things
      Even so, come, Lord Jesus! (Rev. 22:20)
      Discussions:
      1,006
      Messages:
      17,571
    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:
      704
      Messages:
      7,654
      Latest: Most Useful Addition to Bible? Eoghan, Nov 20, 2019
    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:
      1,244
      Messages:
      22,549
      Latest: World English Bible Dachaser, Dec 5, 2019 at 10:35 AM
    9. Languages

      Discussions regarding languages with primary emphasis upon the Biblical languages.
      Discussions:
      256
      Messages:
      2,027
    1. The Lord's Day or Christian Sabbath

      Discussion Forum specifically for topics related to the Fourth Commandment.
      Discussions:
      119
      Messages:
      2,021
      Latest: Question I've always wondered Andrew35, Dec 5, 2019 at 4:55 PM
    2. 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
    3. 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
    4. 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:
      6,361
      Messages:
      99,939
      Latest: The futility of suicide (Thomas E. Peck) Amy Green, Dec 5, 2019 at 10:33 PM
    5. Covenant Theology

      Discuss the Covenants and their Implications
      Discussions:
      1,183
      Messages:
      21,777
    6. 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:
      1,065
      Messages:
      27,349
    7. 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:
      1,448
      Messages:
      19,536
    8. Federal Vision/New Perspectives

      Discussion of the various innovations regarding justification (New Perspective on Paul, Federal Vision, Shepherdism)
      Discussions:
      468
      Messages:
      8,246
      Latest: Federal Vision Baptists? Dachaser, Dec 6, 2019 at 7:43 AM
    9. 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:
      933
      Messages:
      11,929
    10. Natural Revelation and God's Creation

      Discussions regarding science and creation
      The heavens declare the glory of God (Ps. 19:1)
      Discussions:
      633
      Messages:
      8,885
    11. 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:
      2,169
      Messages:
      40,821
    2. Preaching

      Discussions regarding preaching of the Word
      Discussions:
      1,031
      Messages:
      11,252
    3. Church Office

      Discussions related to Church Office - Pastors, Elders, Deacons, Doctors, & Evangelists.
      Discussions:
      437
      Messages:
      7,220
    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:
      1,162
      Messages:
      15,302
    5. Church Order

      Discussions related to issues of Church Order: administration of the Sacraments, Church discipline, conduct of meetings, and suggested forms.
      Discussions:
      711
      Messages:
      12,683
    6. Church History

      Discuss the History of the Christian Church
      Discussions:
      2,277
      Messages:
      18,761
      Latest: South? Reformed Covenanter, Dec 6, 2019 at 11:52 AM
    1. Daily Devotional Forum

      A Daily Devotional for reading and discussion
      Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up (Ps. 68:19)
      Discussions:
      2,740
      Messages:
      6,321
    2. The Pilgrims Progress

      Discussions regarding the Christian Life
      as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him (Col. 2:6)
      Discussions:
      1,970
      Messages:
      22,163
    3. Family Forum

      A Place to discuss family issues (especially issues with children).
      Discussions:
      1,107
      Messages:
      17,244
    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)
      Discussions:
      364
      Messages:
      4,594
    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:
      386
      Messages:
      8,187
    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:
      1,106
      Messages:
      12,408
    4. Cults & World Religions

      Discuss false religions and cultic practices
      Discussions:
      935
      Messages:
      13,422
    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:
      735
      Messages:
      10,984
      Latest: How to Decode Postmodern Academic Jargon jwright82, Dec 6, 2019 at 9:12 AM
    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:
      647
      Messages:
      2,824
    3. Book Exchange

      List books here that you would like to lend or borrow from fellow PuritanBoard members.
      Discussions:
      46
      Messages:
      249
    4. The Literary Forum

      A Forum for the Discussion of good and bad reading material.
      Discussions:
      6,944
      Messages:
      49,363
    5. Seminaries, Colleges & Education

      Questions and discussions about various schools and learning
      Discussions:
      1,308
      Messages:
      15,502
      Latest: WTS has some splainin to do NaphtaliPress, Dec 6, 2019 at 2:35 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:
      62
      Messages:
      330
    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:
      217
      Messages:
      2,072
    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:
      426
      Messages:
      1,668
    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:
      17
      Messages:
      93
    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:
      8
      Messages:
      26
    1. General discussions

      If it's not theological, then it's considered, "general".
      Discussions:
      9,068
      Messages:
      119,976
    2. Computers & Technology

      Bible software, computer support questions and other helpful technology matters
      Discussions:
      2,282
      Messages:
      20,739
      Latest: Windows Upgrade Dachaser, Nov 28, 2019
    3. The Iron Chef

      Cooking, diets, recipes, etc.
      Discussions:
      404
      Messages:
      5,933
    4. Entertainment and Humor

      Discussions of entertainment, recreation and tasteful humor
      Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt (Col. 4:6)
      Discussions:
      5,108
      Messages:
      55,111
      Latest: What do you call an American bee VictorBravo, Dec 6, 2019 at 6:35 PM