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12MAY 2019

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 147

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-   Section 17, “Of the Perseverance of the Saints.” 17.1d:……..[Read More]

05MAY 2019

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 146

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- Section 17, “Of the Perseverance of the Saints.” 17.1c: “…notwithstanding, through unbelief……..[Read More]

04MAY 2019

John Calvin’s Commentary on Colossians Chapter One

Christ is the center of The Faith.   Anything else purporting to be so denies him his rightful role. In preparation for a sermon in the morning, I came across the following quote in John Calvin’s commentary on Colossians chapter one. How many of us can say we understand the truth of the Gospel so……..[Read More]

28APR 2019

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 145

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- Section 17, “Of the Perseverance of the Saints.” 17.1b: “…whence he still……..[Read More]

22APR 2019

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 144

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- Section 17, “Of the Perseverance of the Saints.” 17.1a: “Those whom God……..[Read More]

14APR 2019

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 143

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- Section 16, “Of Good Works.” 16.7: “Works done by unregenerate men, although……..[Read More]

08APR 2019

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 142

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 16, “Of Good Works.” 16.6:……..[Read More]

29MAR 2019

Italian Vacation

I’m writing this week’s devotional while on vacation in Italy.   Being in the military for the past 21 years has not been without cost. Having been now converted for about 17 of them, I’m often ostracized for my Faith. Especially now since becoming a chaplain in the past 3 years, I’m persona non-grata…often most……..[Read More]

22MAR 2019

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 141

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 16, “Of……..[Read More]

03MAR 2019

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 140

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 16, “Of……..[Read More]

24FEB 2019

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 139

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 16, “Of……..[Read More]

17FEB 2019

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 138

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 16, “Of……..[Read More]

10FEB 2019

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 137

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 16, “Of……..[Read More]

03FEB 2019

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 136

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 16, “Of Good……..[Read More]

27JAN 2019

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 135

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.   I’ve been going through this confession……..[Read More]

26JAN 2019

Abortion

Today is a very sad day. I see lots of talk from people about many offering up their kids to Molech in our country through abortion. There are memes of women popping up offering their children up on the altars of Molech. I see these as very sad and very true. We are an idolatrous……..[Read More]

20JAN 2019

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 134

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 15.5: “Such is……..[Read More]

11JAN 2019

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 133

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 15.4: “As repentance……..[Read More]

06JAN 2019

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 132

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 15.3: “This saving……..[Read More]

30DEC 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 131

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 15.2: “Whereas there……..[Read More]

23DEC 2018

LBCF 1689 Reflections. Part 130

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 15.1: “Such of……..[Read More]

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]