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02DEC 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 129

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689. 23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor. NEXT- Section 14.3b: “…and therefore, though it……..[Read More]

24NOV 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 128

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689.   23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor.   NEXT-   Section 14.3a: “This……..[Read More]

11NOV 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 127

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689.   23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor.   NEXT-   Section 14.2c: “…but……..[Read More]

04NOV 2018

On Social Justice

The larger conversation on social justice has taught me to think hard along one very critical line as a Christian minister alive today. I’ve come to conclude that The Gospel must be acontextual. What I mean is that if it’s truly “The Gospel of Jesus Christ” we’re proclaiming, while it will apply to any generation’s……..[Read More]

11NOV 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 126

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689. 23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor. NEXT- Section 14.2b: “…and also acteth differently……..[Read More]

19OCT 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 125

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689. 23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor. NEXT- Section 14.2a: “By this faith a……..[Read More]

13OCT 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 124

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689. 23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor. NEXT- Section 14.1b: “…by which also, and……..[Read More]

24SEP 2018

Ebenezers

I’m back home in the land of my birth for a few days. I’ve not lived around Youngstown, Ohio (Mineral Ridge, Niles, Champion) since 1997. I’ve been in the military since 1998, and have lived all over the world. I’m home in the United States for business and pleasure from Germany for a few days,……..[Read More]

24SEP 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 123

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689. 23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor.   NEXT-   Section 14.1a: “The grace……..[Read More]

09SEP 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 122

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689. 23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor.   NEXT- Section 13.3: “In which war,……..[Read More]

03SEP 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 121

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689 23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor.   NEXT- Section 13.2: “This sanctification is……..[Read More]

25AUG 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 120

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689 23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor.   NEXT- Section 13.1b: “the dominion of……..[Read More]

16AUG 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 119

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689 23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor.   NEXT- Section 13a: “They who are……..[Read More]

27JUL 2018

Passing on the Faith

I have a strong and passionate faith in Jesus Christ. The Spirit is strongly at work in me through his presence and his word daily. My personal life is a never-ending pursuit of Jesus. My marriage is led by him, my parenting, my work, my preaching, my friendships, etc. With God as my witness I……..[Read More]

25JUL 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 118

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689 23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor.   NEXT- Section 12b: “…yet never cast……..[Read More]

01JUL 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 117

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689 23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor.   NEXT-   Section 12: “All those……..[Read More]

25JUN 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 116

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689 23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor.   NEXT-   Section 11, paragraph 6:……..[Read More]

27MAY 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 115

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689 23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor.   NEXT-   Section 11, paragraph……..[Read More]

16MAY 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 114

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689 23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor.   NEXT-   Section 11, paragraph……..[Read More]

02MAY 2018

To A Mormon

    For the edification of all who read, below is a brief introduction and then a point for point response to one Mormon gentleman I’ve interacted with recently. Every Christian engaged in any kind of apologetics knows the difficulty of religious groups like Mormonism. You want to be nice, you work hard to be nice,……..[Read More]

16APR 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 113

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689 23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor. NEXT- Section 11, paragraph 3: “Christ,……..[Read More]

09APR 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 112

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689. 23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor.   NEXT-   Section 11, paragraph 2b:……..[Read More]

30MAR 2018

A Thought on Mormonism

Mormonism is not Christian. It is not true religion. My thoughts here mainly come from the final paragrah here in the photo below alone. It’s remarkable to have a man so immersed in his own traditions (more than most) say such things and be able to not be laughed out of the room for the……..[Read More]

30MAR 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 111

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689. 23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor.   NEXT-   Section 11, paragraph 2a:……..[Read More]

24FEB 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 109

Reflections on the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689. 23 Aug 14 began a perhaps unbroken, orderly, and personal journey through my favorite written confession of faith. This will be my personal reflections on this beloved written codification of the Christian Faith which is according to a Baptist flavor.   NEXT-   Section 11, paragraph 1b:……..[Read More]