Psalm 126:5 in the glory of the inspired writ speaks from the context of God's judgement in the captivity of the people. We do indeed "sow in tears" at times but this Psalm causes me to consider what sort of tears I sow when I weep? Do I weep … [Continue reading] about They that sow in tears shall reap in joy
I think the vast majority of Bible believing Christians intuitively believe just as I do concerning the text of the Scripture. That is, we actually possess the infallible word of God, not in theory, but in fact. The rub doesn't come until they turn a … [Continue reading] about “I guess the Bible is not quite what I thought it was…”
Chapter 1, Section 8 of the Westminster Confession declares the Biblical text the framers possessed is the infallible word of God. This is what is meant by "authentic". We only have to look back to the Council of Trent to see that this is a … [Continue reading] about Is the Received Text of the Protestant Reformation “Infallible”?
A congregation that is not equipped to properly evaluate a pastoral candidate is going to be particularly apt to rely upon formal credentials to qualify a man as academically able. This is understandable but far from optimal. As our churches grow … [Continue reading] about The Local Church and the Development of Future Pastors
"Till I come, give attendance to reading [public], to exhortation, to doctrine." 1 Timothy 4:13 If the Biblical epistles originally written to churches are to be a guide as to what Biblical teaching and preaching should look like (and they … [Continue reading] about Communal Bible Reading