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We Distinguish by Wes Bredenhof (Part 1)

We Distinguish by Wes Bredenhof (Part 1)

We Distinguish Part 1 – A Brief Defense of Distinctions I will never forget my first sermon proposal at seminary. I was in my second year and petrified of the outcome.  Our homiletics professor had a reputation for brutal sermon critiques.  The students in the other...

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As It Was In The Days Of Noah: 2 Peter 1:1–2

As It Was In The Days Of Noah: 2 Peter 1:1–2

Introduction The epistles of 1 and 2 Peter are unjustly neglected, first because they are both God’s inspired Word. Second, because these epistles give us a perspective on the history of salvation, the accomplishment of redemption, and the nature of life between the...

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Is All Of Life Political?

Is All Of Life Political?

Search for the phrase “all of life is political” and one finds not a few results. We expect such a sentiment to be very popular among mon-Christians, whose hope is focused on this life and this world. Remarkably, however, Christians are among those who use it most...

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Young, Restless, And Augustinian?

Young, Restless, And Augustinian?

Scholars tell us that there are at about 60 million evangelicals in North America. It is an ongoing debate among them, however, as to how to define “evangelical.” In the 16th century it meant something like this: “One who agrees with the Reformation doctrines of...

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What Is Wrong With The Theology Of Glory ? (2)

What Is Wrong With The Theology Of Glory ? (2)

The theologian of glory will be popular in this life. This is easy to prove. When the Israelites chose a king, they did not choose a man known for wisdom, piety, or faith. They chose the biggest guy they could find (1 Sam 9). When Israel had to choose between Saviors,...

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Antinomianism Is A Serious Error And So Is Nomism

Antinomianism Is A Serious Error And So Is Nomism

The Problem Of Antinomianism Repeatedly in the history of Christianity there have been two competing, damaging impulses regarding the moral law of God. One of those impulses is known as "antinomianism." This view denies the abiding validity of the moral law for the...

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