Doctrine & Devotion on Women Preachers: A Balanced Observation

A few days ago, Bible Thumping Wingnut (BTWN) released a post claiming Joe and Jimmy—of the popular Doctrine and Devotion podcast—agreed women could preach on a Lord’s Day to a local congregation… in theory. Joe and Jimmy responded in kind with a bonus podcast episode. Now, before I say anything more, I want to preface […]

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What Is the Power of God?

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. –– Romans 1:16 There are several ways in which we could answer the question, “What is the power of God?” We could discuss the attribute of […]

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The Wonder of the Word

The infallible rule of interpretation of Scripture is the Scripture itself; and therefore when there is a question about the true and full sense of any Scripture (which is not manifold, but one), it must be searched by other places that speak more clearly.[1] The Analogy of Scripture One of the most intriguing and, ironically, […]

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On Circumcision & Baptism: Interacting with R. Scott Clark

I have always found R. Scott Clark to be abundantly clear and precise when it comes to explaining his theology. I appreciate his commitment to the regulative principle of worship and have enjoyed interacting with him once upon a time concerning his volume titled, Recovering the Reformed Confession. Because I’ve found him to be a reliable theologian, […]

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Straight from the Word: James 1:23-25

“For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his natural face in a mirror; for once he has looked at himself and gone away, he has immediately forgotten what kind of person he was. But one who looks intently at the perfect law, the law of liberty, and abides by […]

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