Next Thursday, October 31, is Reformation Day. Each year we look forward to this day as an opportunity to celebrate those fundamental truths of the Reformation. So, we will be devoting all of next week to the Reformation, posting various articles, excerpts from the Reformers, and book recommendations on the blog. We hope you will…

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Each week we will be highlighting important resources. Check back each Friday to see what we have dug up for you. From this week’s cache: 1. Q&A: How Do You Train Children to Manage Their Feelings?: By Nicole Whitacre – Nicole notes that: “One of the most effective ways my parents helped my sisters and…

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Abraham Kuyper was one of the most important and influential figures of the 19th century and early 20th century. Kuyper was not only a Dutch theologian, writing several works of theology that we still have with us today, but a politician, journalist, and statesman, being the prime minister of the Netherlands at the start of…

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In the recent issue of Credo Magazine, “Born Again: God’s Sovereign Grace in the Miracle of Regeneration,” Michael Haykin contributed an article called, “Born from Above: A Puritan Perspective on Divine Sovereignty in Salvation.” Haykin is Professor of Church History and Biblical Spirituality at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of numerous…

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The Gospel Coalition posed the question “Why is faith not a work?” to Matthew Barrett, executive editor of Credo Magazine. Barrett begins by saying, Let’s begin with an analogy. When you walk into a dark room, what comes first, the appearance of light or turning on the light switch? As we perceive things, they seem…

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Over at koinoinia, a blog hosted by Zondervan academic, a series of videos have been posted each week where each scholar is asked a question. Their answers are short, but you may find them helpful. (Michael Bird’s is especially funny and insightful!) My Advice to Students — Al Mohler Reminds Us That Theology and Life…

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Having used the Bride of Christ metaphor to revisit the Pactum Salutis in Introducing the Princess Bride and the creation of Adam in Prototype of an Ideal Husband, we now turn to a different kind of Creation. Genesis 2:20-25 recounts an act of what we call Creatio Passiva or Creatio Secunda, wherein God creates something…

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Each week we will be highlighting important resources. Check back each Friday to see what we have dug up for you. From this week’s cache: 1. Preaching Christ Only as Frodo: Reflections on Christ-Centered Preaching: By Michael Kruger – Dr. Kruger notes: “Thus, Christ-centered preaching cannot be restricted to just preaching the priestly office of…

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[photo source] In Psalm 121 we read: I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth. He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, he who keeps Israel will neither slumber…

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As a graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary I take great pride in the work that has been done there, especially what R. Albert Mohler has accomplished in turning the seminary around. This Spring I will be once again teaching History of Baptist Thought here at California Baptist University and one of my favorite…

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