1. pgwolv

    Please explain the issues surrounding plenary inspiration and the phenomenological approach, using Joshua 10 as an example

    Recently, some posts surrounding geocentrism vs. heliocentrism and the sun standing still have come up. I have browsed previous threads on this, but mostly they revolved around the science/natural revelation surrounding it. Some people claimed that sound exegesis/hermeneutics of special...
  2. RobertPGH1981

    Best Reformed Presbyterian Commentaries on the Synoptic Gospels

    Hello All, I am looking for solid commentaries on the Synoptic Gospels rooted in reformed theology. This would be primarily focused on Matthew, Mark, & Luke. What would you say are the best Reformed Commentaries, and if possible, Reformed Presbyterian commentaries? Thank you, Rob
  3. ReformedChristian

    A proper understanding of Exodus 23:13

    When discussing with those of other faith’s there are some Christians who will often use Exodus 23:13 to show we are not allowed to name or call out other gods/deities that men worship. The Scripture reads: Exodus 23:13 And in all things that I have said unto you be circumspect: and make no...
  4. Travis Fentiman

    Exegetical & Theological Dictionaries Online

    Want in-depth background on words and themes in the Old and New Testaments? An exegetical dictionary is a tremendous resource for this. A collection of all the major, multi-volume, exegetical dictionaries will ensure that you will never beg for bread again. More and more, even recent...
  5. F

    The Nature of Teaching in 1 Timothy 2:12

    What does Paul mean by the word "teach" here? What activity is he prohibiting? Colloquially when we use the word "teach" often we mean to impart knowledge to someone. It seems like Paul is not prohibiting women to ever impart knowledge to men given that there seems to be a mutual teaching and...
  6. G

    Theological interpretation of Scripture

    I am half way through a short course based on the theological interpretation of Scripture. The textbooks are The word of God for the people of God by J. Todd Billings and Interpreting Scripture with the great tradition by Craig A. Carter. I have found somethings we have covered helpful. There...
  7. SebastianClinciuJJ

    Deuteronomy 30:6 and Perfectionism

    "And the LORD your God will circumcise your heart and the heart of your offspring, so that you will love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul, that you may live." - Deuteronomy 30:6 ESV What is your understanding of this verse? Wesley thought it supported his idea of...
  8. RobertPGH1981

    Philippians 1:18-20 "turn out for my deliverance"

    Hello All, Curious to know your favored view on the below passage in regards to the phrase "through your prayers and the Spirit of Jesus Christ will turn out for my deliverance". Philippians 1:18-20 18 What then? Only that in every way, whether in pretense or in truth, Christ is proclaimed...
  9. J

    I must be dumb

    Dockery describes Origen’s hermeneutical approach as threefold: He thought that Scripture had three different, yet complementary, meanings; (1) a literal or physical sense, (2) a moral or psychical sense, and (3) an allegorical or intellectual sense. The threefold sense was based upon his belief...
  10. Alexander

    How Would Primitive Baptists Interpret Romans 3-5?

    How would a Primitive Baptist understand Romans 3-5 in the discussion of justification by faith alone. Also, maybe even Ephesians 2:8 Thanks !
  11. Matthew1344

    Romans 5! Please help me out! Who are the "all" or "many"

    I am a Calvinist. And I believe God is sovereign over all things all the time in total control. i am right now reading "The Death of Death in the Death of Christ: John Owen". Because of this I have really been trying to unpack more the doctrine of definite atonement. My desire it to...
  12. J

    Scriptural basis for paedo-baptism

    I would like to know where in the NT there is any reference that a person was baptized without giving a profession of faith first. Also, please do not attempt to apply eisegesis to the instance where it says the household was Baptized. I know of numerous households that contain no infants, my...