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20SEP 2021

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 209

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. These are my personal reflections on this beloved historic Particular Baptist confession of the Christian Faith. NEXT- Chapter 25. Of Marriage. Paragraph 2: “Marriage was ordained for the mutual……..[Read More]

11SEP 2021

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 208

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. These are my personal reflections on this beloved historic Particular Baptist confession of the Christian Faith. NEXT- Chapter 25. Of Marriage. Paragraph 1b: “…neither is it lawful for any……..[Read More]

29AUG 2021

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 207

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. These are my personal reflections on this beloved historic Particular Baptist confession of the Christian Faith. NEXT- Chapter 25. Of Marriage. Paragraph 1a: “Marriage is to be between one……..[Read More]

10AUG 2021

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 206

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. These are my personal reflections on this beloved historic Particular Baptist confession of the Christian Faith. NEXT- Chapter 24. Of the Civil Magistrate. Paragraph 3b: “…and we ought to……..[Read More]

09JUL 2021

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 205

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. These are my personal reflections on this beloved historic Particular Baptist confession of the Christian Faith. NEXT- Chapter 24. Of the Civil Magistrate. Paragraph 3a: “Civil magistrates being set……..[Read More]

01JUL 2021

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 204

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. These are my personal reflections on this beloved historic Particular Baptist confession of the Christian Faith. NEXT- Chapter 24. Of the Civil Magistrate. Paragraph 2: “It is lawful for……..[Read More]

18JUN 2021

All These Happy Christians

I walk daily on a somewhat fine line between joy and depression. It’s not only my war with my sin and the near constant failures that are mine as a minister, a husband and a dad that make me repentant and sad so often (Romans 8:12-17) I’m sure it’s also a result of my calling……..[Read More]

12JUN 2021

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 203

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. These are my personal reflections on this beloved historic Particular Baptist confession of the Christian Faith. NEXT- Chapter 24. Of the Civil Magistrate. Paragraph 1b: “…and to this end……..[Read More]

06JUN 2021

Imputed Righteousness. AKA The Gospel

Imputation is a powerful thing. It is Christianity. We must get it right. It is a beautiful and rapturous truth of truths. In opposition to it, to break it is to lose the Cross and the blood of Jesus. I’m desperate to help my friends esteem it. Simply put it’s the very righteousness that Jesus……..[Read More]

04JUN 2021

Love and Hate

Jesus summed up religion. They asked him, “What commandment is the foremost of all?” Every Jewish listener knew full well the importance of “commandments.” Jesus answered them saying, “The foremost is, ‘Hear, Israel! The Lord is our God, the Lord is one; and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and……..[Read More]

29MAY 2021

Science and Scientism

We live in an amazingly advanced age. While most of us do not work in fields of scientific exploration, we all live in the wealth of it. Ever since someone first learned to harness the power of fire into machinery not too long ago the world has entirely changed, and in many ways for the……..[Read More]

21MAY 2021

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 202

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. These are my personal reflections on this beloved historic Particular Baptist confession of the Christian Faith.   NEXT-   Chapter 24. Of the Civil Magistrate. Paragraph 1a: “God,……..[Read More]

13MAY 2021

It Is Quite Natural to Be Spiritual

I’ll be brief. I wanted to take a moment today to tell you that it’s quite human to be spiritual. Atheism, though it’s rightly AKA “naturalism,” is really not natural at all. It is human to be spiritual. Now by “spiritual,” I as a Christian don’t thereby endorse the modern dogmatic allergy to, “organized religion”……..[Read More]

08MAY 2021

LBCF Reflections. Part 201

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. These are my personal reflections on this beloved historic Particular Baptist confession of the Christian Faith. NEXT- Chapter 23. Of Lawful Oaths and Vows. Paragraph 5: “A vow, which……..[Read More]

02APR 2021

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 200

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. These are my personal reflections on this beloved historic Particular Baptist confession of the Christian Faith. NEXT- Chapter 23. Of Lawful Oaths and Vows. Paragraph 4: “An oath is……..[Read More]

10NOV 2020

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 199

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. These are my personal reflections on this beloved historic Particular Baptist confession of the Christian Faith. NEXT- Chapter 23. Of Lawful Oaths and Vows. Paragraph 3: “Whosoever taketh an……..[Read More]

25OCT 2020

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 198

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. These are my personal reflections on this beloved historic Particular Baptist confession of the Christian Faith. NEXT- Chapter 23. Of Lawful Oaths and Vows. Paragraph 2: “The name of……..[Read More]

18OCT 2020

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 197

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. These are my personal reflections on this beloved historic Particular Baptist confession of the Christian Faith. NEXT- Chapter 23. Of Lawful Oaths and Vows. Paragraph 1: “A lawful oath……..[Read More]

10OCT 2020

No Confidence in the Flesh Leads to Confidence in Christ

Jesus did not Ascend to save by sacraments! His ability to deliver you from sin is not contingent upon your response. It is not shut up in breads, wines, waters or chants. I just tore up an Episcopal prayer book. My right foot rests on it now. Grace alone, faith alone, Christ alone, according to……..[Read More]

09OCT 2020

To a Roman Catholic for Discussion

For a few short weeks now, I’ve been in talks with a Catholic gentleman to enter into debate. I proposed we debate a certain idea, record the talk and post it. He agreed. It was a social media interaction that had gained some traction. We agreed to debate, but then the gentleman instead presented that……..[Read More]

13SEP 2020

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 196

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. These are my personal reflections on this beloved historic Particular Baptist confession of the Christian Faith.   NEXT-   Chapter 22. Of Religious Worship and the Sabbath Day.……..[Read More]

06SEP 2020

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 195

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. These are my personal reflections on this beloved historic Particular Baptist confession of the Christian Faith.   NEXT-   Chapter 22. Of Religious Worship and the Sabbath Day.……..[Read More]

23AUG 2020

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 194

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. These are my personal reflections on this beloved historic Particular Baptist confession of the Christian Faith.   NEXT-   Chapter 22. Of Religious Worship and the Sabbath Day.……..[Read More]

18AUG 2020

The Source of True Good News. By Chad Westfall

Article by Chad Westfall Contributing author, Biblecia.com   The Source of True Good News In our examination of Galatians, we start where all good news needs to, with the evidence for authenticity. The more important the message being delivered the more important it is to prove that the messenger and the message are trustworthy. Is the……..[Read More]

13AUG 2020

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 193

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. These are my personal reflections on this beloved historic Particular Baptist confession of the Christian Faith.   NEXT-   Chapter 22. Of Religious Worship and the Sabbath Day.……..[Read More]