Tagged: Theology

Leon Morris (1914-2006)

In case you haven’t seen the news, Leon Morris the Evangelical theologian has died.  I have really enjoyed his books, including a commentary on Luke (he has a whole NT set) and Testaments of Love: A Study of Love in the Bible (out of print,...

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How to identify bad preaching

The Reformed Baptist has a decent post on idendifying bad preaching, though it shows signs of neo-fundamentalism.  Here’s my summary list. The preacher fails to read or refer to scripture during the sermon. The preacher bases his points around some non-biblical metaphor or story, using...

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Online Bible Study Aids

For my own reference, I am publishing this list.  But you might enjoy it also.  I’ll update it often. Revision History 09/29/06 – added NET bible 09/20/06 – first draft

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What are the essentials of faith?

I am a big fan of the saying "In the essentials, UNITY, in the non-essentials, LIBERTY, in all things, CHARITY."  But what are the essentials of the faith that we must agree upon or admit that we can not call ourselves Christians?  Steve Cowan has...

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Perpescuity

Today, Al Mohler used a word I hadn’t heard before – perpescuity.  It means that the scripture is clear on matters of central doctrine, and that the great masses can understand the gospel – it is not esoteric.  I found this article on perpescuity at...

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Thou Shalt Not Judge…Swine?

I heard a really great teaching today from the Beatitudes on the oft quoted "thou shalt not judge lest ye be judged" scripture, a favorite scripture taken out of context and out of balance by liberal theologians, who, in the name of love, dispel with...

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Is the church building “God’s house?”

Sunday after Sunday men are called on to pray and they utter some form of the phrase, “Thank You for letting us come out to God’s house” or “May we leave here saying it has been good to have been in the house of the...

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