The Protestant Reformation was a widespread theological revolt in Europe against the abuses and totalitarian control of the Roman Catholic Church. Reformers such as Martin Luther in Germany, Ulrich Zwingli in Switzerland, and John Calvin in France protested various unbiblical practices of the Catholic Church and promoted a return to sound biblical doctrine. The … Continue reading The Reformation and Its Five Solas
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off every encumbrance and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with endurance the race set out for us. - Hebrews 12:1 There is not a single person that should be unaware of history because we can … Continue reading Lott Carey – Driven by the Gospel
With the dawn of the Reformation, religious persecution did not come to any immediate end. Though most of the reformers ushered in a period of excellent theology, many of the cities in which these major reformers taught would maintain a state church, and as such make their religious convictions also legal dogmas which often would … Continue reading Roger Williams and the Establishment of Religious Liberty
A poem I wrote this morning during my study: “Beware The Poisonous Apple” Beware the poisonous apple, Not the kind in all the fables, But the one that’s in our pockets And distracts us at our tables. Beware the poisonous apple Its poison brings social decay It’s allure seems so attractive And fixes our eyes … Continue reading Beware the Poisonous Apple
Thus says the Lord: “Cursed is the man who trusts in man and makes flesh his strength, whose heart turns away from the Lord." -Jeremiah 17:5 The prophet Jeremiah is called by many "the weeping prophet." He prophesied during one of the darkest days of Israelite history. Judah, the final remaining portion of a sovereign … Continue reading The Messianic Paradigm of American Politics
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-eau2p-be17ba In this episode, I ramble about the value and blessing of a plurality of elders in a local church.
Why Use Perseverance? Perseverance of the saints provides a clear understanding of the two-fold nature of eternal security. It first indicates all those who are truly “born again” by the Spirit of God, will be kept eternally by the the Spirit\ of God. Secondly, perseverance reveals that there is a need to continue in faithfulness, … Continue reading Those who Truly Belong to Christ will Persevere to the End