Wilhelmus à Brakel The Christian’s Reasonable Service Vol. 2, pp. 168-180 The Relationship of the Civil Government to the Church This generates another question: Does the civil government have any authority at all with regard to the church? If yes, what does or does this not consist of? We wish to preface our answer to… Read More The Relationship of the Civil Government to the Church
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.
A friend put forth a challenge to write a gospel tract that we would actually want to put into the hands of a non-Christian. He specified that it should be no more than a thousand words and have no quotes other than Scripture. Also, it should be something that you would be okay with anybody copying… Read More Gospel Tract Challenge
The Perpetuity and Change of the Sabbath by Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) “Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye. Upon the first day of the week, let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there… Read More The Perpetuity and Change of the Sabbath | Jonathan Edwards
That this Author saith, God commanded those that transgressed his holy Law with an high hand, and presumptuously to be killed, lest they should live and profane his holy things; I defend not: But sure Erastus erreth, who will have all such to be killed by the Magistrate under the New Testament, because they were… Read More The Judicial Law, as Judicial, has been Abolished | Samuel Rutherford
The following is an excerpt from A Godly and Learned Exposition of Christ’s Sermon in the Mount by William Perkins, which can be found in volume 1 of his works and read online here. “Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I… Read More An Exposition of Mat. 5:17-20 | William Perkins
The following is an excerpt from Lex Rex by Samuel Rutherford. You can buy it here. Question IV Whether the King Be Only and Immediately from God, and Not from the People That this question may be the clearer we are to set down these considerations: — 1. The question is, Whether the kingly office itself come from… Read More The Origin and Limits of the King