calvinism

  1. C. Matthew McMahon

    NEW BOOK: The Great Mystery of God’s Providence by George Gifford (1547-1620)

    The Great Mystery of God’s Providence, and Other Works by George Gifford (1547-1620) George Gifford (1547-1620) was known as a fiery preacher of the Gospel, a thorough exegete of God’s word, one who filled his sermons and works with practical exactness, while being eminently simple to...
  2. C. Matthew McMahon

    NEW BOOK: A Watchman Over Christ's Church by McMahon

    A Watchman Over Christ’s Church by C. Matthew McMahon (105 pages) The watchman’s life is a life of consecration; a life on the wall dividing the world and church, to watch and take heed, to sound the alarm, and bring God’s message to his people boldly, faithfully and plainly. The watchman acts...
  3. pgwolv

    Countering Provisionism

    Dear Puritan Board I have been discussing Calvinism with a self-proclaimed anti-Calvinist. I found out that he is a Provisionist, a term with which I was unfamiliar. I searched the Puritan Board for related discussions and found very little information. What I know is that Leighton Flowers is...
  4. C. Matthew McMahon

    NEW PURITAN COMPILATION: A Biblical Guide to Hearing and Studying the Word

    A Biblical Guide to Hearing and Studying the Word by Nathaniel Ranew (1602-1678), John Philips (1585-1663), Henry Smith (1560-1601), Richard Greenham (1531-1594), William Ames (1576-1633), Thomas Senior (n.d.), David Clarkson (1622-1686), Daniel Burgess (1645-1713), Thomas Manton (1620-1677) and...
  5. C. Matthew McMahon

    NEW BOOK: I Am for You: God’s Power in Supporting His People by C. Matthew McMahon

    I Am for You: God’s Power in Supporting His People by C. Matthew McMahon This volume is a spiritual journey through five important Scriptures: Jeremiah 3:1, Mark 5:25-34, Luke 16:4, 1 Samuel 17:34-35, and Ezekiel 36:9. It demonstrates the cultivation of true assurance that Christians can...
  6. G

    Hear vs Listen in John 10:27

    NASB 2020 changed John 10:27 from -to- They’re not the only ones to do this and it seems pretty well split among popular translations. Is there a theologically significant difference here or is to hear also to listen? I guess my knee jerk reaction was to attribute hearing to election and...
  7. C. Matthew McMahon

    NEW BOOK: The Kingdom of Heaven is Upon You by C. Matthew McMahon

    The Kingdom of Heaven is Upon You by C. Matthew McMahon Jesus preached, “Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand,” (Matthew 4:17). This is the Gospel. But what did Jesus mean by preaching in this way? Is Christ’s gospel the gospel we know and love as Paul preached, and many ministers...
  8. C. Matthew McMahon

    NEW BOOK and "NEW" PURITAN: Discovering the Glorious Love of Christ by John Durant (1620-1686)

    When you have finished reading this work by Durant, if you soak in even a measure of what he explains, you will come away with being lovesick for the Savior. Discovering the Glorious Love of Christ by John Durant (1620-1686) John Durant (1620-1686) was a popular independent puritan minister...
  9. C. Matthew McMahon

    NEW BOOK: The Excellent Name of God by Jeremiah Burroughs (1599-1646)

    The Excellent Name of God by Jeremiah Burroughs (1599-1646) Jeremiah Burroughs (1599-1646) was a brilliant Reformed preacher of the Gospel, and a member of the Westminster Assembly. He ministered with pastoral sensitivity and a zealous desire to glorify God in his preaching and writing...
  10. C. Matthew McMahon

    NEWLY PUBLISHED: The Blessed God by Daniel Burgess (1645-1713)

    The Blessed God by Daniel Burgess (1645-1713) Daniel Burgess (1645-1713) was a popular Reformed, Presbyterian minister, and fiery preacher in his day. To intimately know God is the substance of this work by Burgess. It is not only to know God as God has revealed his essence, but Burgess, as...
  11. C. Matthew McMahon

    God is Our Refuge and Our Strength by George Gipps, Westminster Divine

    God is Our Refuge and Our Strength by George Gipps (n.d.) George Gipps (n.d.) was a member of the Westminster Assembly, is noted as a strong Christian of personal piety, and was a faithful minister of the Gospel in Aylstone, Leicester-shire England. In this work, Gipps deals particularly with...
  12. C. Matthew McMahon

    A Special Book for the New Year by Matthew Mead (1630-1699)

    Remembering Your Creator by Matthew Mead (Meade) (1630-1699) Matthew Mead (Meade) (1630-1699) was an independent puritan divine, and popular reformed preacher and morning lecturer at Stepney Church (London). In this work, Mead sets down the sincere choosing of God which should result in...
  13. C. Matthew McMahon

    Glorifying Jesus Christ in the New Year - 5 Marks of Christian Resolve

    5 Marks of Christian Resolve by C. Matthew McMahon There is no real commendability in a mere resolve. If Christians resolve to do something, and never actually get around to doing it, what good is that? A weak and wobbling resolution in this way, holds in it nothing of real value. But if...
  14. Travis Fentiman

    New Translation of Rollock on Predestination

    There is a short tract in Latin on God’s decree of predestination by Robert Rollock, the early and formative Scottish theologian, which was left untranslated in his two volume Select Works. It has now been translated and made publicly available for the first time. Rollock here treats of the...
  15. C. Matthew McMahon

    NEW: A Treatise of the Loves of Christ to His Spouse by Westminster Divine Samuel Bolton (1606-1654)

    "A top-notch, soul-encouraging, biblically-rich and God-glorifying work on Christ's ravishing love for his spouse on Song of Songs 4:9." - McMahon A Treatise of the Loves of Christ to His Spouse by Samuel Bolton, D.D. (1606-1654) Samuel Bolton, D.D. (1606-1654) was a Westminster divine and...
  16. C. Matthew McMahon

    NEW: Westminster Divine John Jackson's (1600-1648) The Doctrine of Man’s Future Eternity

    The Doctrine of Man’s Future Eternity by John Jackson (1600-1648) John Jackson (1600-1648) was a Westminster Puritan divine with a hearty theological intellect, and tender pastoral understanding. In this work, Jackson lays down biblically the doctrine of eternity, and the importance of man’s...
  17. C. Matthew McMahon

    Zeal for God’s House Quickened by Oliver Bowles B.D. (1574-1664?)

    Mr. Bowles, in this excellent and stirring treatise, fights diligently against false and hypocritical, zeal. He, instead, in this famous address, sets down the biblical zeal of a true reformer. Zeal for God’s House Quickened by Oliver Bowles B.D. (1574-1664?) Oliver Bowles B.D. (1574-1664?)...
  18. C. Matthew McMahon

    Discerning the Signs of the Times and the Church’s Reformation by Samuel Willard (1640-1707)

    Discerning the Signs of the Times and the Church’s Reformation by Samuel Willard (1640-1707) Samuel Willard (1640-1707) was a reformed preacher of the Gospel in the old South Boston Church in New England, president of Harvard University, and one of the great Protestant ministers of his day...
  19. C. Matthew McMahon

    The Believer’s Marriage with Christ by Michael Harrison (1640-1729) - NEW!

    The Believer’s Marriage with Christ by Michael Harrison (1640-1729) Michael Harrison (1640-1729) was a faithful puritan minister of the Gospel and a powerful Reformed Presbyterian preacher. Everything we have published from Harrison is top notch. We have one final work to publish by him on the...
  20. C. Matthew McMahon

    The Victorious Christian Soldier in Christ’s Army – by Urian Oakes (1631–1681)

    The Victorious Christian Soldier in Christ’s Army by Urian Oakes (1631–1681) Urian Oakes (1631–1681) was a New England divine, and president of Harvard College. Edmund Calamy states that Oakes was noted for the uncommon sweetness of his temper as a minister of the Gospel, greatly beloved by his...
  21. C. Matthew McMahon

    John Kettlewell (1653–1695) Explains the Nature of Being Obedient to Jesus Christ

    The Christian’s Deliverance by Christ and the Nature of Practical Religion by John Kettlewell (1653–1695) John Kettlewell (1653–1695) was an English Divine and powerful preacher of Christ’s Gospel. It was said of him that he was as “saint-like a man” as one ever knew. His voluminous works...
  22. C. Matthew McMahon

    Directions for Improvement in Grace and Practical Godliness in Times of Extraordinary Danger by Richard Alleine (1611-1681)

    Directions for Improvement in Grace and Practical Godliness in Times of Extraordinary Danger by Richard Alleine (1611-1681) Richard Alleine (1611-1681) was a powerful puritan preacher and godly minister of the Gospel. He was a pious man, filled with meekness and moderation. In all the biblical...
  23. C. Matthew McMahon

    5 Marks of Devotion to God - Spiritually Charge Your Quiet Time

    5 Marks of Devotion to God by C. Matthew McMahon Do you long for a closer relationship to the Savior Jesus Christ? Do you desire a more intimate communion with God each day? Every true Christian does. The purpose of this volume in the “5 Marks Series” is to cover the spiritual disciplines...
  24. C. Matthew McMahon

    The Main Points of Church Government and Discipline by Christopher Love (1618-1651)

    The Main Points of Church Government and Discipline by Christopher Love (1618-1651) Love's Question 13 on tithing in support of the church and minister is worth the whole study by itself. But, the whole work is very profitable and helpful in a number of ways. Christopher Love (1618-1651)...
  25. C. Matthew McMahon

    The Glorious Name of God the Lord of Hosts by Jeremiah Burroughs (1599-1646)

    The Glorious Name of God the Lord of Hosts by Jeremiah Burroughs (1599-1646) Jeremiah Burroughs (1599-1646), was a brilliant Reformed preacher of the Gospel, and an astute theologian. He ministered with pastoral sensitivity and a zealous desire to glorify God in his preaching and writing. This...
  26. C. Matthew McMahon

    Primitive Baptism by Matthew Sylvester (1636–1708)

    Primitive Baptism and Therein Infant’s and Parent’s Rights by Matthew Sylvester (1636–1708) Matthew Sylvester (1636–1708) was a nonconformist divine, a meek and spirited Reformed preacher, and scholarly linguist. This wonderful work by Matthew Sylvester is an exegetical triumph of proper...
  27. C. Matthew McMahon

    Christ's Directives on the Nature of True Worship by Arthur Hildersham (1563-1631)

    Christ's Directives on the Nature of True Worship by Arthur Hildersham (1563-1631) Arthur Hildersham (1563-1631) was a shining light in the puritan party, and celebrated for his exemplary learning and piety as a minister of Jesus Christ. This work is an abridged version of Arthur Hildersham’s...
  28. C. Matthew McMahon

    5 Marks of Biblical Reformation by C. Matthew McMahon (Book 4 in the Series)

    5 Marks of Biblical Reformation by C. Matthew McMahon Everybody loves to claim the magisterial reformation for their own! Everyone wants to be a reformer in that way. But take God’s principles of a Biblical Reformation and apply them to the church in practical daily living, then that’s a...
  29. C. Matthew McMahon

    The Art of Divine Meditation by Edmund Calamy (1600-1666)

    The Art of Divine Meditation by Edmund Calamy (1600-1666) Edmund Calamy (1600-1666) was a Reformed Presbyterian preacher of the Gospel and one of the distinguished members of the Westminster Assembly. He was active to promote Reformed Theology in his day and was an eminent scholar of the Bible...
  30. Matthew G. Bianco

    Understanding the Mindset of IFBs

    Independent Fundamentalist Baptists (IFBs) are fond of saying Calvinism is a “doctrine of devils” because it teaches strongly on repentance. Being once an IFB myself holding that same position, I can tell you exactly what is wrong with their thinking. It has to do with not allowing for proper...
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