Archive for January, 2011

Ms. Pam

We gathered together on Friday night of Reformation weekend last year to hear our pastor speak on the subject of Sola Scriptura. Each year he takes one of the five solas of the Reformation to consider for the entire month of October. He had preached on previous Lord’s Days on the necessity and sufficiency of […]

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Ontology vs. Covenant

I recently cracked open J.V. Fesko’s new work on baptism Word, Water, and Spirit. It reminds me of Keith Mathison’s book on the Lord’s Supper Given for You in the way that it traces the historical theological developments of the sacrament and also views it from the perspective of progressive revelation (Biblical Theology). For someone […]

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Happy 400th Birthday to an Old Friend

2011 marks the 400th birthday/anniversary of the King James Version of the English Bible. I will not hesitate to agree with many that this is the greatest of the English translations; the combination of it’s accuracy and literary style go unmatched as far as I’m concerned. I think this is why I found it such […]

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Was the Tree of Life a Sacrament in the Covenant of Works?

It sounds like a strange question. We think of Sacraments as perpetual signs that we partake of, yet Adam and his wife forfeited their benefit from the tree when they partook of the fruit from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil and were not allowed to eat from the tree of life. […]

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