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On Feeding Your Wife

Men know instinctively that they are required to provide for their families. Whether they attribute this instinct to societal constructs, cultural tradition, or the inward revelation of the law of God in their hearts (cf. Rom. 2:15), makes little difference. … Continue reading

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Limited Atonement and the Unity of Purpose

These thoughts arose out of discussing the Covenant of Redemption with a good friend, who can be read here. Out of all the things we Calvinists believe, the doctrine of “limited atonement” quite possibly comes under the heaviest opposition. What … Continue reading

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One Who Rules in the Kingdoms of Men

“Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.” Matthew 5:5 Foundational to this biblical truth are two other biblical truths, both of which will become increasingly important for us to cement into our minds. Let me explain. If … Continue reading

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The Antidote to Legalism

Legalism is a two-headed, fire breathing monster. Christians get devoured by this beast on a regular basis. Not just individuals, but entire churches. How do we go about lopping off these ugly heads? What is Legalism? Legalism, as I understand … Continue reading

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When Law and Gospel Meet

I have heard many times, and often lamented myself, that the Christian Church is far too often identified by what it stands against, rather than what it proclaims. As is generally the case, there are truths embedded in both extremes; … Continue reading

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Chickens, Eggs, and Calvinism

The question of Calvinism, in a narrow regard, can be boiled down to a question of order. Which comes first? This time, however, the question is not about chickens and eggs, but rather faith and new birth. The reality of … Continue reading

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Calvinism Has 5 Points?!

“What’s in a Name?” [1] People close to me have probably heard me rant at one point or another about how I dislike the term “Calvinism,” or even calling myself a “Calvinist.” The poor folks who had to listen to … Continue reading

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Romans 1:16 — To the Jew first?

I was recently asked by a friend of mine to give an interpretation of Romans 1:16. I decided to write it out on here, hopefully to elicit comment and critique. So, here I go. For I am not ashamed of … Continue reading

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The Bondage of Whose Will?

Recently there has been considerable heat generated in Evangelicalism over the Calvinism-Arminianism debate. The Southern Baptist Convention has been moving to ground the doctrine of the denomination in Arminianism[1]. Following this, there was a post on Christian Post, an Evangelical … Continue reading

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