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  1. Travis Fentiman

    What is Worship?

    Some persons say all of life is worship, and see no special significance for the Church’s public worship. Others, often in reaction, hold worship to be only worship ordinances, such as prayer, reading Scripture and singing praise, whether publicly or privately. Both are wrong, according to...
  2. Travis Fentiman

    Recreation on the Lord's Day Article

    Friends, It is often thought Westminster Confession 21.8 prohibits all recreation on the Sabbath. On the contrary, I have written something of an academic article which appears as "Intro & Westminster Only Necessarily Prohibits Worldly Recreations on the Sabbath" on the Recreation on the...
  3. Travis Fentiman

    Thoughts on Head-Coverings?

    Is Paul’s injunction for women to cover their heads in worship binding today (1 Cor. 11:2-16)? Most of the Reformed, the Scottish covenanters and the Westminster divines in the Reformation and puritan era said ‘No,’ that Paul’s ordinance was relative to his culture, which used this custom. I...
  4. Travis Fentiman

    New Reformed Translation on the Light of Nature

    The Westminster Confession speaks of “the light of nature” in several places (WCF 1.1; 1.6; 10.4; 20.4; 21.1). It says that men may frame their lives according to the light of nature, that some things in the worship of God and Church government are to be ordered by it and that some opinions and...
  5. RobertPGH1981

    RC Sproul: Truths We Confess - A Systematic Exposition of the Westminster Confession of Faith

    Hello All, I just wanted to send a note out recommending RC Sproul's latest book "The Truths We Confess". I was lucky enough to pick up a copy on sale at the Regional Ligonier conference in Pittsburgh a few weeks ago. I have read through several chapters already and find the book helpful. Like...
  6. Logan

    Kindle - Westminster Standards

    I first published this in 2012 but it has been recently re-worked to make it easier to navigate and more consistent in formatting. Contents: To the Christian Reader Mr Thomas Manton's Epistle to the Reader The Confession of Faith The Shorter Catechism The Larger Catechism Sum of Saving...
  7. Logan

    Letis on Inerrancy, and Warfield

    I did an inordinate amount of reading this week. As posted in another thread I was trying to find out more about Letis' position and was excited to find a lengthy interaction between him and Dr James White. Unfortunately it is not Letis at his best and he repeatedly demeaned Dr White, refrained...
  8. Office Hours

    Office Hours - The Sermon to the Hebrews: "Jesus is Really Better"

    The Season 4 series of Office Hours entitled "Jesus is Really Better" is past the halfway mark! If you haven't been tuning in, now is the time to do so! Grab your bible and follow along with our host, Dr. R. Scott Clark and various Professors of Westminster Seminary California. Introduction...
  9. Office Hours

    Office Hours with Joel Kim: Hebrews 3:1-6

    The Season 4 series of Office Hours entitled "Jesus is Really Better" continues. This episode features Joel Kim, Assistant Professor of New Testament, who takes us through Hebrews 3:1-6. Listen to this episode here: Hebrews 3:1-6: Joel Kim You can also listen to this episode with our WSC...
  10. Office Hours

    Office Hours with Joel Kim: Hebrews 2:14-18

    The Season 4 series of Office Hours entitled "Jesus is Really Better" continues. This episode features Joel Kim, Assistant Professor of New Testament, who takes us through Hebrews 2:14-18. Listen to this episode here: Hebrews 2:14-18: Joel Kim You can also listen to this episode with our WSC...
  11. Office Hours

    Office Hours with Dennis Johnson: Hebrews 2:1-13

    And we're back with the Season 4 series of Office Hours entitled "Jesus is Really Better." This episode features Dr. Dennis Johnson, Professor of Practical Theology, who takes us through Hebrews 2:1-13. Listen to this episode here: Hebrews 2:1-13: Dennis Johnson You can also listen to...
  12. Office Hours

    Office Hours with J.V. Fesko: Galatians

    In this episode, Office Hours talks with Dr. J. V. Fesko, Academic Dean and Professor of Systematic Theology and Historical Theology, about his commentary on Galatians from the Lectio Continua Expository Series on the New Testament. Listen to find out what Paul's letter to the Galatians was...
  13. Office Hours

    Beyond Calvin: Office Hours with J.V. Fesko

    Office Hours talks with Dr. J. V. Fesko, Academic Dean and Professor of Systematic Theology and Historical Theology, about his book Beyond Calvin: Union with Christ and Justification in Early Modern Reformed Theology (1517-1700). Listen to the latest episode to find out why Calvin is not the...
  14. Office Hours

    Office Hours: A New Old School by W. Robert Godfrey and D. G. Hart

    In this episode Office Hours talks with President W. Robert Godfrey and D. G. Hart about their new book, Westminster Seminary California: A New Old School, written to celebrate the 30th year anniversary of the Seminary that has sought to carry on the legacy of Old School Presbyterianism, an...
  15. TylerRay

    Fisher's Catechism vs. Vincent's Catechism

    My ladyfriend and I are about to start a study through the Shorter Catechism, and I plan on using either Fisher's or Vincent's catechism as an aid. Does anyone have a preference between the two? A spoke to a guest minister this past Sabbath who drew from both, and he liked Vincent best. Tell us...
  16. JS116

    Westminster and Theonomy

    While listening and reading different resources I've heard of this new teaching of the law called Theonomy.I've been hearing different views on the subject and no straight answers. So I want to ask you guy's what exactly is Theonomy? How is it the same or differ from the historic...
  17. R. Scott Clark

    Office Hours: Guy Waters on NPP and Federal Vision

    Hello Office Hours listeners, Office Hours talks with Guy Waters about the New Perspectives on Paul and the Federal Vision movement. Listen to the latest episode: http://www.netfilehost.com/wscal/OfficeHours/08.11.10waters.mp3 Subscribe to Office Hours in iTunes. Search "Office...
  18. C. Matthew McMahon

    The Covenant of God - By Rev. Thomas Blake

    Blake's work is a master treatise on Covenant Theology. This is a tome of the highest caliber on a topic that is most needful to be understood by the Evangelical Church today – Covenant Theology and inclusion in the Covenant of God. Blake was one of the Westminster Divines. He wrote this work...
  19. C. Matthew McMahon

    Vindiciae Foederis, A Treatise of the Covenant of God with Mankind

    I've been working on a 700 page monster by Rev. Thomas Blake on covenant theology. We simply cannot have enough good CT books out there. It is a quintessential Westminster view and a really great work overall. It is finally "done". Vindiciae Foederis, A Treatise of the Covenant of God...
  20. L

    Westminster Seminary California

    Two questions: 1) For those who currently attending or are now alumni: your thoughts on WSCal? 2) Any advice on how to live as a seminary student in California with the cost of living so high? Blessings, Danny
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