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Creation perspective: God fashioned the present world through the global flood catastrophe described in Genesis.

Theonomic Treatment of Capital Punishment for Apostasy

In the article CAPITAL PUNISHMENT FOR APOSTASY (postmillennialworldview.com/2022/04/08/ot-penal-sanctions-and-apostasy/) on the Postmillenial Worldview website, Dr. Kenneth Gentry clears up the popular misconception that Deuteronomy 13 establishes capital punishment for unbelief. He applies a new covenant perspective (New Testament) in understanding apostasy and excomunication covered in Deut 13 and 17:2-7 in terms of the theonomic ethic. The connection […]

The Apostolic Teaching of Spiritual Gifts for the Church Today — Part 1

In this series I will make the case that there is solid hermeneutical support in the Scriptures for the continuation of the spiritual gifts beyond the apostolic era and throughout the entire kingdom building age until Christ returns at the end of history. The gifts are intended to be normative in the ministry of the […]

The Supreme Gift of the Ages – Part 3

The Supreme Gift of the Ages — Part 2 The next phrase at hand in John 3:16 is “shall not perish.” As part of the conclusion of this verse, it begins the purpose statement about the mission of God’s Son: To save a people that are perishing. So what is the nature of this condition that […]

Avoiding the Information Traps and Snares on Social Media

The article “How to Avoid Misinformation and Disinformation Online,”  https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/avoid-misinformation-disinformation-online/, on The Gospel Coalition (TGC) website, by Patrick Miller, is a good read for Christians who want to be careful to avoid the rivers of falsehoods and of becoming guilty of violating God’s ninth commandment—do not bear false witness (Exod. 20:16), while engaging with social […]

How Joseph and his Eleven Brothers Illustrate Design

The devotional article “The Marvel of Design” (http://www.icr.org/article/13052/?utm_source=phplist9671&utm_medium=email&utm_content=HTML&utm_campaign=November+14+-+The+Marvel+of+Design) in Days of Praise on the ICR web site uses the unlikely passage in Genesis 43:33 about Joseph’s encounter with his eleven brothers in Egypt to illustrate how the ordinary capacity of common science (rational common sense) can discern the unreasonableness of expecting random forces to create […]

Maintaining the Core Truths: Adam as the First Created Human–A Theological Defense

In the article “Does It Really Matter Whether Adam Was the First Man?” (https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/adam-first-man/) by Dr. Michael Reeves, posted on The Gospel Coalition’s website, he breaks down the arguments from Scripture supporting a historical Adam and refutes the opposing views, such as those proposed by Denis Alexander, that appear to be elaborate escape devices to […]

Tracing the History of the Concept of Deep Time in Geology and its Erosion of the Churches’ Theological Foundations

The article “Where Did the Idea of “Millions of Years” Come From?” (https://answersingenesis.org/theory-of-evolution/millions-of-years/where-did-the-idea-of-millions-of-years-come-from/) by Dr. Larry Mortenson, traces the history of the deep time concept that arose in the field of geology in the late 18th century. It describes how this quickly took hold in academia and then the Church in the 19th century, eventuating […]

The Confessional Faith Provides A Sure Compass in Turbulent Seas of Politics Today

In the TGC article, Neither Progressive nor Conservative: The Politics of a Confessing Evangelical, Steve Bryan addresses the danger for evangelicals in immersing themselves in or identifying with the political poles of progressivism or conservatism. He builds the case that the safe way, the way of truth, can be found in confessional evangelicalism that is […]

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