Archive for January, 2012
What is a sacrament? Should we even use that term? What does Paul mean that Christians participate in the body and blood of the Lord and proclaim his death in the bread and wine? How are we to understand the passages that speak of baptism saving us and washing away our sins? We try to […]
Rivers of Living Water by Jesse H. Pickett The theme of the river makes for a fascinating Biblical theological study. No pun intended, but the idea of the river in scripture “traces the landscape” of redemptive history. Think about it- in the garden of Eden a river ran through the middle to irrigate the produce […]
“The First Word” by Jesse H. Pickett John 1:1-18 The Greeks loved their plays. They even had a god of poetry and prose whom they called Apollo. Those of you who were raised in my generation will remember the popular late night ‘showtime at the Apollo’ starring Arsenio Hall. The Apollo theatre in Harlem where […]
We welcome Jesse Carr to the podcast on episode #10 to discuss fundamentalism, its historical context and caricatures, and how he as a fundamentalist pastor of a Reformational persuasion preaches the gospel in this context. Jesse is the pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Morganton, North Carolina. You can find his musings at his blog, […]
Christian Audio offers a free audio book each month and this month the offer could not be better! J.I. Packer’s modern classic Knowing God is profoundly theological, consistently biblical, and refreshingly readable (or listenable, if that is a word). Do yourself a favor and take advantage of this great resource.
This article originally appeared in the January 5, 2012 edition of the Westside Journal, a local newspaper of Nassau County, Florida. Believing the Word of God to be the only infallible rule of faith and practice, and the Reformed system of doctrine as expressed in the Westminster Confession of Faith to be the most pure […]
Does the following describe you? For many, the promises of the Good Shepherd ring hollow and often don’t seem to correspond with reality. Jesus said: “I have come that they might have life and have it abundantly” (John 10:10). Really? Abundantly? For some, the “abundant life” promised by Christ has been reduced to a daily […]