Scripture captures a fascinating chain of events in the history of King David and the people of Israel that results in a dramatic killing of a Priest named Uzzah who was helping to transport the Ark of the Covenant. This incident in the history of God’s people is a highly instructive one as it relates… Read More The Death of Uzzah
Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), has recently published an article lauding the distinctly American value of religious pluralism. Given that the stated purpose of the commission which he heads is to be, “the moral and public policy agency of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination,”… Read More First Amendment or First Commandment? Choose whom you will serve.
Much has been written in the past on the subject of John Calvin and his views on the relationship of the Civil Magistrate and the Church. Many have attempted to present a view of Calvin that would be opposed to the use of the law and the duties of the Christian Magistrate as presented in… Read More John Calvin: Two Kingdoms & Civil Enforcement of Both Tables
A recent article (Doesn’t the Bible Tell Christians to Put Homosexuals to Death?) by popular Baptist John Piper’s organization Desiring God gave me the impetus to attempt to address the numerous problems with how many Evangelicals understand the nature and character of God’s law and its relevance for Christians today. This particular article addresses the… Read More Answering John Piper on the Civil Use of God’s Law
The following notes were taken while I listened to Rev. David Silversides’ sermon Postmillennialism and Revelation 20. Rev Silversides presents various views on the Millennium by examining each in terms of how well it addresses key aspects of Biblical prophecy with special attention given to the binding and loosing of Satan and the impact on the spread… Read More The Biblical Case For Puritan Postmillennialism