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What Does It Mean to Confess Our Sins to One Another? (Part 2 on James 5:16)

October 14, 2011

By A. B. Caneday My response to the question asked of me concerning James 5:16, which admittedly called for knowledge of pertinent passages within the Gospels with regard to Jesus’ teaching concerning confession and forgiveness of sin, prompted a follow-up question. I was asked to provide biblical support for my initial response. Specifically, the questioner…

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Blast fromt the Past: Thomas Nettles on James P. Boyce

January 6, 2012

[Editor’s Note: This interview by James Hamilton, Associate Professor of Biblical Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, with Thomas Nettles is from 2010 and was originally posted at For His Renown.] Professor Thomas J. Nettles is one of my favorite historians. It was a joy to audit a course he taught on Baptist history,…

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“Zeal to promote the common good”: The story of the King James Bible

October 25, 2011

By Michael A.G. Haykin The sixteenth century was one of the great eras of English Bible translation. Between 1526, when William Tyndale’s superlative rendition of the New Testament was printed, and 1611, when the King James Bible (KJB), or Authorized Bible, appeared, no less than ten English-language Bible versions were published. The translators of the…

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What Does It Mean to Confess Our Sins to One Another? (Part 1 on James 5:16)

October 12, 2011

By Ardel Caneday Recent publication of the booklet, Must Christians Always Forgive? A Primer and Grammar on Forgiveness of Sins, prompted a reader to inquire concerning the admonition of James 5:16. James exhorts, “Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed” (ESV). The question posed does…

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“Translating the Bible from William Tyndale to King James” by Gerald Bray

November 29, 2017

Yesterday we highlighted two lectures by Paul L. Maier on Luther and the Bible, given at the Dunham Bible Museum. Today we turn your attention to yet another DBM lecture, this time by Gerald Bray, titled, “Translating the Bible from William Tyndale to King James.” Gerald Bray is research professor of  Divinity History and Doctrine…

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Purgatory: The Same Yesterday, Today, and Forever (James White)

February 11, 2013

In the most recent issue of Credo Magazine, “Purgatory: An Evangelical Doctrine?”, James White has written an engaging article titled, “Purgatory: The Same Yesterday, Today, and Forever.” James White is the director of Alpha and Omega Ministries, a Christian apologetics organization based in Phoenix, Arizona.  He is the author of more than twenty books, a professor,…

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A Modern Calvinist: An interview with James Bratt on Abraham Kuyper

October 24, 2013

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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Is the Bible corrupted? (Adnan Rashid vs. James White)

July 12, 2013

The following debate, which took place in September of 2012, is between Adnan Rashid and  James White on the question: Is the Bible Corrupted? In the future, a second debate will be released as well. Here is how the website The Big Debates describes each side: “Adnan Rashid argued that the New Testament, in it…

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Exploring Biblical Theology: An interview with James Hamilton

November 25, 2013

In the new issue of Credo Magazine, “What the Big Story? Why Biblical Theology Should Matter to Every Bible-Reading Christian,” editor Joshua Greever had the pleasure of interviewing James Hamilton about his new book, What is Biblical Theology? The interview is titled: “Exploring Biblical Theology: James Hamilton walks us through the basics of the Bible’s…

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What Does It Mean to Confess Our Sins to One Another? (Part 4 on James 5:16)

October 19, 2011

By A. B. Caneday If we become seduced by popular teaching to confess private and secret sins publicly, we unwittingly promote more sin, especially the sin of gossip. After we have confessed a sin, if we confess it again to others against whom we did not commit the sin, we stumble into another sin, for…

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