Monthly Archives: May 2007

Rev. McCain’s Greatest Hits

Lutheran Rev. Paul McCain, who I quite enjoy reading on most topics and who I respect for taking on that which he considers error, has written an absurd article on Calvinism. Take your meds before reading it, my friends. The … Continue reading

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A question for credobaptists

I was reading a Baptist post somewhere talking about improper Presbyterian administration of the sacrament of baptism, and I (a confessional Presbyterian) began to wonder: What is the Baptist argument against the fact that the church universally practiced infant baptism … Continue reading

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Fit for a funeral?

It strikes me that Ecclesiastes 7:1-4 would be a good text at a funeral sermon, but I have never heard it raised at one. A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day … Continue reading

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A preoccupation with calamity

It’s interesting how many films, from Spiderman to 28 Days Later, have destruction as their context. Watching previews recently at a theater, I noted that every film involved it: Great monuments exploding, cities depopulated, and sandy ruins the only beacons … Continue reading

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Subtle men do the most harm

Reading another excellent post on creeping egalitarianism by the Bayly brothers reminded me of this Martyn LLoyd-Jones passage: [The] process of change is never a sudden one. It is always a subtle and slow process.. Perhaps the clearest demonstration of … Continue reading

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The good ol’ days

Say not, Why were the former days better than these? For it is not from wisdom that you ask this. -Eccl. 7:10 Matthew Henry: Take it not for granted that the former days were better than these, nor enquire what … Continue reading

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The deep

When the waters saw you, O God,when the waters saw you, they were afraid; indeed, the deep trembled. -Psalm 77:16 even the darkness is not dark to you; the night is as bright as the day, for darkness is as … Continue reading

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Father McGreevey

Disgraced ex-governor Jim McGreevey, who spurned his wife for a man, has entered seminary. You get one guess on the denomination.

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