By Ardel Caneday– [Editor’s Note: The previous parts in this series include: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, and Part 6] As promised in the previous entry in this series on the NT use of the OT this installment will focus upon more semi-veiled allusions to the Old Testament within the…

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The Counterpoint series by Zondervan continues to be a helpful one-stop-shop for sorting out various theological positions. Our own Dr. Thomas Schreiner, Professor of New Testament at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, has recently contributed to the volume Four Views on the Apostle Paul. While Schreiner argues for a Reformed view, Luke Timothy Johnson argues…

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By Matthew Barrett– As a graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary I marvel at how the Lord turned SBTS from the home of liberalism to the flagship seminary for orthodoxy in the SBC. Today I would simply like to highlight a couple of resources where R. Albert Mohler retells the story of what took…

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Text by Fred G. Zaspel, Copyright, 1995* Sing to the tune of “Morning Has Broken,” traditional Gaelic melody No condemnation Now in Christ Jesus! Great consolation — Jesus has died! Our sin laid on Him, Full pardon gives us. Looking by faith dim, We’re justified! With judgment sure, must God recompense us? He perfectly just,…

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By Owen Strachan– I found this poignant.  It’s from a touching memorial for the writer Christopher Hitchens that his wife, Carol Blue, wrote.  As many will know, Hitchens was a ferocious atheist.  That fact notwithstanding, his wife has this to say about his final months: The new world lasted 19 months. During this time of…

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Over at The Gospel Coalition, Matt Smethurst has posted an interview entitled “The Consequences of Calvinism” with Matthew Barrett and Thomas Nettles on their new book, Whomever He Wills: A Surprising Display of Sovereign Mercy. Thanks to TGC, we are able to also make this interview available here: ****************************** Two years ago a group of Baptist…

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Credo Magazine contributor, Michael A.G. Haykin, has new audio available from when he spoke at the Muskoka Bible Centre in Northern Ontario on the theme Reflecting on the Cross. The Cross in the Gospel of Mark The Cross and Christ in 1 Peter The Power of the Cross When I Survey the Wondrous Cross The Cross…

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By Matthew Barrett– Besides teaching Christian Doctrine, one of the classes I have enjoyed teaching this summer at California Baptist University is Comparative Religions. In that class we spend considerable time looking at Islam from the vantage point of a Christian worldview. Therefore, I have been on the look-out for good resources by Christian theologians…

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By Matthew Barrett– Over at Desiring God Jonathan Parnell has interviewed D. A. Carson on the subject of biblicism. Carson addresses the straw man argument of Christian Smith and also discusses proof-texting. Here is the introduction to the video: Biblicism. Is this good or bad? Don Carson explains that there are at least two kinds,…

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In the recent issue of Credo Magazine, “Old Princeton,” Mark Dever talks about his two most recent publications, The Church and Preach. Here is what he had to say: What is the benefit of releasing The Church and Preach simultaneously? That was B&H. The Church I’ve been working on for a while. It appears in…

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