Lesson from Proverbs 2: When Wisdom Mocks

Wisdom cries aloud in the street, in the public squares she raises her voice; on the highest walls she calls out, at the entrance of the gates to the city she makes her speech; “How long, you gullible, will you love being gullible” – and mockers delight themselves with mocking; and fools hate knowledge? Turn…

Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section Four – Our First Parents, Sin, and the Fall (Q.22)

Earlier Studies – Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section One – Authority, Revelation, and Scripture Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section Two – Theology Proper Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section Three – The Decrees of God Listen to the audio for this lesson here. ____________________________   Q.22: What is the misery of that estate whereinto man fell? A. All mankind…

Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section Four – Our First Parents, Sin, and the Fall (Q.20-21)

Earlier Studies – Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section One – Authority, Revelation, and Scripture Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section Two – Theology Proper Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section Three – The Decrees of God Listen to the audio for this lessons here and here. ____________________________   Q.20: Into what estate did the fall bring mankind? A. The fall brought…

Walking Through Proverbs

The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel: To know wisdom and instruction, To discern the sayings of understanding, To receive instruction in wise behavior, Righteousness, justice, and equity; To give prudence to the naive, To the youth knowledge and discretion, A wise man will hear and increase in learning, And a…

Book Review: The Pursuit of Holiness by Jerry Bridges

During last year, I spent a good amount of time reading on books dealing with sanctification. While there are many books that address this teaching, I’ve come to realize that most books on this topic within Reformed circles have two basic problems: (1) they merely repeat and/or reword the doctrine of sanctification found in Reformed…

Book Review: Feminine Threads by Diana Lynn Severance

I literally just finished reading this amazing book (I was finishing it while giving my almost 2 year old lunch just now), and I had to sit down immediately to write this book review before my thoughts get jumbled up with other issues. The book is entitled Feminine Threads: Women in the Tapestry of Christian…

Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section Four – Our First Parents, Sin, and the Fall (Q.19)

Earlier Studies – Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section One – Authority, Revelation, and Scripture Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section Two – Theology Proper Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section Three – The Decrees of God Listen to the audio for this lesson here. ____________________________   Q.19: Did all mankind fall in Adam’s transgression? A. The covenant being made with…

Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section Four – Our First Parents, Sin, and the Fall (Q.18)

Earlier Studies – Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section One – Authority, Revelation, and Scripture Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section Two – Theology Proper Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section Three – The Decrees of God Listen to the audio for this lesson here. ____________________________   Q.18: What was the sin whereby our first parents fell from the estate wherein…