Many Americans are upset that "Christ" is taken out of "Christmas". They lament over the ever-growing usage of "happy holidays" in place of "merry Christmas". Yet, such a concern is misdirected. Christmas is meaningless without the Law of God.
Contrary to popular opinion, missionary work did not begin in 19th century American Arminian churches. Besides the fact that missions were pushed amongst the Dutch in the 1600s, continued through Jonathan Edwards, culminated in the formation of...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
In spite of the plethera of divergent doctrines and practices, all true Christians have one thing in common: a desire to find God's will. Sadly, though, this formal similarity does not mean a material overlap--in other words: just stating this...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Many today think that Israel is special. Specifically, Israel is so central to God's plan that their nation will be completely re-established during a future millennium along with a temple, priesthood and sacrifices. (Naturally, this completely...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Katrina wrecked total havoc in the Gulf States. Yet, by God's great mercy, those in our denomination, the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, have been mostly unaffected. No churches were damaged, but some families in those affected Presbyteries have...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Romans chapter one is a foundational passage of the Bible. It explains the root cause of cultural decay and decadence: idolatry. Worshipping anyone or anything else leads to homosexuality, adultery, stealing and any other sinful action, large or...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
I recently discovered that Dr. Coppes presented a summary of hermeneutical issues that have arisen in some Reformed circles. The presentation, Boiling Frogs and Other Crisis of Scripture, outlines various strange and alarming ideas of biblical...[ abbreviated | read entire ]