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…

Man’s Sin and Its Wages (Defining Evangelism)

You can listen to the audio lesson here. You can also find the “Working Definition of Evangelism” here. _______________________ DEFINING EVANGELISM PART III – THE PRESENT ESTATE OF MAN Lesson Seven: Man’s Sin and Its Wages “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord,” (Romans 6:23;…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 148

Day 148 Of Christ the Mediator. Chapter 8, Paragraph 4. “…and did perfectly fulfill it, and underwent the punishment due to us, which we should have born and suffered,…“ Scripture Lookup Galatians 3:13 Isaiah 53:6 1 Peter 3:18 Reflection What do we deserve? Wrath. Tainted with sinful nature, there is nothing we can do on…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 147

Day 147 Of Christ the Mediator. Chapter 8, Paragraph 4. “…which that he might discharge he was made under the Law,…“ Scripture Lookup Galatians 4:4 Matthew 3:15 Reflection “He’s above the law.” That phrase “above the law” is common, and we pretty much know what it means: that someone thinks the rules don’t apply to…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 77

Day 77 Of Creation Chapter 4, Paragraph 2. “….having the law of God written in their hearts, and power to fulfill it;…” Scripture Lookup Romans 2:14,15. Reflection Happily in Eden lived Adam and Eve. Have you ever wondered why they were able to live that way? “God made man upright…” (Ecclesiastes 7:29) In other words,…

A Reformed Baptist Perspective on Public Theology: The Ministry of Peter and John in Acts

You can read earlier posts in this series by clicking on the links below: An Introduction Augustine’s Two Cities Two Kingdoms in Luther The Reformed Confessions (Part I) The Reformed Confessions (Part II) The Reformed Confessions (Part III) Sphere Sovereignty in Kuyper Redemption and Creation in Kuyper John the Baptist The Prophet Amos The Incarnate…

Repost: Why Publicly Contend for Christian Morality?

I found this article, today, that I originally posted all the way back in 2011. It’s the earliest original article I posted on CredoCovenant, and it pretty much summarizes the reason for my participation in the current Public Theology series. As such, I thought it was worth a repost. Enjoy. ____________________________ In the subculture of…