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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: Biblical Archaeology audio BayouHuguenot, Apr 18, 2018 at 9:27 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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    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: Sermon Series on Malachi DTK, Apr 5, 2018
    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: The Golden Rule of Interpretation Ben Mordecai, Apr 14, 2018 at 8:24 AM
    8. Translations and Manuscripts

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      Latest: Christian Standard Bible: Good or Bad? Dachaser, Apr 18, 2018 at 11:47 AM
    9. Languages

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      Latest: Greek and Hebrew Fonts For Word Ask Mr. Religion, Apr 18, 2018 at 4:17 PM
    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

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      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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      Latest: Should we as Reformed Identify as Evangelical? Ray, Apr 13, 2018 at 12:32 AM
    9. Natural Revelation and God's Creation

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      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: Liturgy you might think is old but isn't Edward, Apr 17, 2018 at 11:27 PM
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    3. Church Office

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      Latest: How our church organizes the deacons BGF, Apr 18, 2018 at 7:43 PM
    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: How do we define 'missionary'? Von, Apr 19, 2018 at 2:26 AM
    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: How far are we to respect our church leaders? Tom Hart, Apr 17, 2018 at 4:52 AM
    6. Church History

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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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    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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      Latest: Is it wise decision ? Reformed Covenanter, Apr 16, 2018 at 11:05 AM
    3. Family Forum

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      Latest: Church Recommendations in Montreal Tom Hart, Apr 17, 2018 at 10:10 PM
    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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    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: Reformed Books For Sale Jon Peters, Nov 17, 2017
    4. The Literary Forum

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    5. Seminaries, Colleges & Education

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  2. Puritan & Reformed Publishers

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    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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      Latest: Choosing a ST: Turretin or Bavinck? Stephen L Smith, Apr 19, 2018 at 3:38 AM
    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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