1. C. Matthew McMahon

    Reminder: Matthew Mead's Work on the Plague - A Timely Read

    Discovering the Wickedness of Our Heart by Matthew Mead (1630-1699) Matthew Mead (Meade) (1630-1699) was an independent puritan divine, and popular reformed preacher and morning lecturer at Stepney Church (London). Without the bad news of sin, death and hell, there can be no good news of...
  2. C. Matthew McMahon

    Christian Truths Necessary for Salvation by Nicholas Byfield (1579–1622)

    What is necessary truth in relationship to the Gospel? Byfield explains what central truths surround the Gospel in an easy to understand format. Great for family worship! Christian Truths Necessary for Salvation by Nicholas Byfield (1579–1622) (250 pages) Nicholas Byfield (1579–1622) was a...
  3. Alexander

    Stumbling Block to Becoming Reformed - Perseverance

    I've spent the last two months searching for all available books on the Perseverance of the Saints. I've found that every single historical work on the matter, that I could find, teaches that the regenerate can never lose faith. I will explain why this is a stumbling block for me if I wished to...
  4. Alexander

    Regeneration Precedes Faith Temporally (In Time)?

    So, I am not a Primitive Baptist. I am a Particular Baptist and hold to the London Baptist Confession. Nevertheless, I still get confused over multiple things I see in the Bible. It seems as if certain people were born again/regenerated/quickened long before they even heard the Gospel and...
  5. T

    Protestant and Church History

    The fact that baptismal regeneration was the long held belief since the early church, bothers me. Should it? How did the people get that so wrong from the beginning if we are correct?
  6. YXU

    Ezekiel Chapter 37 - The Prophecy of the Dry Bones

    This is a very important passage regarding to the reformed doctrines f sovereign grace total inability (the dry bones) and regeneration (the breath). In this thread I would like to discuss about the main design of this passage based on the context. Here are the questions: 1. What is the chief...
  7. Z

    The relationship between faith and desire

    Lately, I've been trying to deepen my understanding of the nature of regeneration, faith, justification, and sanctification. I understand that Protestants have understood faith as consisting of knowledge, assent, and trust. My confusion comes as I am attempting to understand the place of one's...