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I wanted to interact a little with this article by Matthew Paul Turner. It is easy to be dismissive about these kind of articles especially when the writer doesn’t seem to take his own advice. But rather than dismiss, I want this to be a conversation starter. But for there to be a conversation, there […]

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Charles Grandison Finney was born in 1792 in Connecticut. His parents were not Christians and they raised him for most of his childhood in Oneida County, New York. Finney grew up without a biblical understanding and had no real exposure to Christianity. His first time coming across the preaching of the Word was not a […]

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George Whitefield was born into the home of an Innkeeper, Thomas and his wife Elizabeth Whitefield on December 16, 1714. His father died at an early age and he went on to have a troubled and rebellious childhood. As a young man, his passion was performing on the theatrical stage. He was gifted and went […]

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In 1608, a group of Christians got together and decided they needed to flee the persecution they were getting in England, because they could not conform to the State Church. Although King James was a protestant, the Separatists did not believe that he went far enough. They sought religious freedom from the State Church, they […]

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DIVORCE AND REMARRIAGE

When we study God’s design for marriage, we see that His intent is that this union would last a lifetime. Then came the fall and sin entered the world, and even this Holy institution came under attack. When talking about the issue of divorce we must understand that 1) Divorce was not God’s intention. 2) […]

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Time Tensions – Part 3

The Sixth Day – General Activities On the sixth day, God created animals. We are not told how that happened whether slow or fast. Presumably it was fast (possibly immediate). God also created man. If there is anything to the order from chapter one, then man was created after the animals. We are told more about […]

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How Non-scholars do Translation

In a previous post, the question of translation came up. I am nowhere near an expert in Hebrew. In fact, I don’t even know Hebrew. So how does someone like me deal responsibly with the original languages? More pointedly, how does a non-scholar handle a rather tricky passage? Below was my attempt to come to […]

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3. The Major Objectives of Presuppositonal Apologetics. Following John Frame’s teaching on what constitutes an ideal argument, I will talk about what I consider to be the four major objectives in this method. 1) We should argue transcendentally. 2) Our arguments should be simple. 3) They should be gospel focused. 4) They should be contextualized […]

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History & Hard Science

I wanted to reply to a comment that was left in my analysis of the Ham/Nye debate, but I needed to have pictures, hence a separate post. Nye refuses to draw a distinction between the two (historical and observational), and therefore it is a valid point of discussion. Agreed You called geology a soft science, […]

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Caring For the Poor

This post continues our examination of lending. (click here for Part 1 and Part 2). One of the fundamental issues that needs to be clear before proceeding too far into the question of lending is scripture’s injunctions to care for the poor. I want to briefly explore 3 levels of caring for the poor. Give […]

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