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  • Judging Matters of Freedom March 28, 2017 David de BruynThis entry is part of 8 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.Modern Christians are in the habit of labelling all sorts of things as ‘matters of Christian liberty’ or ‘areas of preference’. We do not doubt that these ...
  • Matters of Conscience and Freedom March 21, 2017 David de BruynThis entry is part 1 of 8 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.Scripture devotes two sections of the New Testament to explain how certain choices in the Christian life are not explicitly or implicitly forbidden or prescribed: explicitly by ...
  • Freedom and Churches March 14, 2017 David de BruynThis entry is part 2 of 8 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.A church is a voluntary society. Baptists believe that people join churches not by birth but by choice. People freely associate, and can freely disassociate. Voluntary societies ...
  • Freedom – Societal and Individual March 7, 2017 David de BruynThis entry is part 3 of 8 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.Liberty is the absence of unwarranted coercion, leaving the human open to persuasion and his own agency to choose what he ought. Freedom does not, and never ...
  • On the relationship of faith and works March 2, 2017 Ryan MartinI still confess the doctrine of justification by faith alone. The Scriptures teach repeatedly that no man is or can be saved by his works. This matter is central in importance to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. In 1 Corinthians 15, Paul teaches that the Gospel is that Christ died for our sins and rose again in accordance with ...
  • Freedom February 28, 2017 David de BruynThis entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.Freedom is another word that the disingenuous enjoy. Just as the Tolerazis cry ‘intolerance’ and pose as victims even while they terrorize and bully others, so similar ...
  • Rehabilitating “Tolerance” February 21, 2017 David de BruynThis entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.How do we rehabilitate this word? First, we must insist that tolerance does not mean agreement, nor does disagreement mean intolerance. Tolerance actually suggests disagreement, for when you ...
  • Tolerance (2) – We Oppressed Left-Handers February 14, 2017 David de BruynThis entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.It is becoming abundantly clear to many that the call for tolerance has in fact not been a call to tolerate all opinions everywhere, but to express ...
  • Encouragement to Ministers February 7, 2017 Ryan MartinGospel ministry is filled with both great difficulty and great encouragements. When ministers are discouraged, one of the ways that the Lord strengthens them is through the encouragement of other ministers. Along these lines, here are two voices from the past to encourage any ministers out there in the work they are doing: Charles Bridges (leaning ...
  • A Worship Catechism (15) January 29, 2017 David de BruynThis entry is part 15 of 15 in the series A Worship Catechism You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.97. What is our ultimate hope? Our ultimate hope is to see God’s glory in His realized presence (Rev 21:2-3, 22:4; Joh 17:21-26), where we will behold His ...