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The Christian And The Law

There are few things more confusing to the average Christian than the question of how he or she should relate to the Old Testament Law.

A Bridegroom of Blood

If you were to make a short list of the strangest paragraphs in the Bible, Exodus 4:24–26 would almost certainly be on it. Moses has just met God at the burning bush and been given an exalted commission: go and speak to Pharaoh, and serve as God’s agent for the redemption of his people. He’s been calledContinue reading “A Bridegroom of Blood”

Why I Am Not A Theonomist

Theonomy did not exist prior to 1970, according to Gary North, one of the generally recognized founders of the movement[1]. It does however credibly trace its roots to certain strains within English and American Puritanism as well as various offshoots of 20th century neo-Calvinism associated generally with Abraham Kuyper, though Kuyper himself was no theonomist.Continue reading “Why I Am Not A Theonomist”

Semper Reformanda

I don’t think I ever referred to myself as “reformed” before 2014. I grew up in an independent evangelical church; we didn’t even formally associate with an actual denomination until I was a teenager. When I entered the ministry in 1994, to refer to yourself as “reformed” meant roughly “I am Presbyterian” or “I amContinue reading “Semper Reformanda”


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