More Spalled Concrete

Article by   May 2015
In our last two articles, we've been dealing with various objections that continue to be offered against a Covenantal approach to apologetics. The objection that we considered last time needs more explanation and discussion that we were able to give it in one article. We will continue that discussion in this article (and the next) in order to try more fully to address the objection itself. The hope is that these responses will be taken into account if the objection continues to be offered, rather than, as is often the case, simply repeating the objection as if nothing has been offered in response. continue

The PCA And The Right Against Self-Incrimination [part 1]

Today and tomorrow, we will be looking at Scott Seaton's article. This will be of particular interest for those preparing to attend the PCA General Assembly in a few weeks ~ EditorThe accused party may be allowed, but shall not...
Posted May 22, 2015 @ 6:55 AM by Rev. Scott Seaton

Why Do We Struggle With Grace?

If grace is preached in our biblically-sound churches, then why does it seem like such a hard concept to grasp? Why do we feel like we still need to work towards God's favor? Why do we sometimes feel like He...
Posted May 21, 2015 @ 6:55 PM by Robert Brady

Christ-Centered Summer Reading

It is a good practice for Christians to plan ahead for some rich reading experiences during  the leisure time that summer often affords.  To this end, I would like to recommend some wonderful books that have the especially high virtue...
Posted May 21, 2015 @ 10:33 AM by Rick Phillips

Can we lose our justification?

Can justification ever be revoked if someone is justified? There are many reasons why this is impossible. I want to offer two (and perhaps some others in a future post). First, because we are justified by faith alone. Second, because...
Posted May 20, 2015 @ 7:17 PM by Mark Jones

The Way of Cruciform Friendship

Like many, I have appreciated both letters from my friends, Bryan Chapell and Rick Phillips, about our common denomination, the Presbyterian Church in America. The wisdom that both have shared from their particular locations makes me thankful to belong to...
Posted May 19, 2015 @ 11:41 AM by Sean Lucas

Do you attend a perfect Church?

You're in a faithful church, but someone complains about this, that, and the other, and so wants to leave. What do you say? #1 I agree this church isn't perfect...#2 This is a perfect church, why would you leave a perfect...
Posted May 18, 2015 @ 5:51 PM by Mark Jones

More on the Trinity and divine action

In previous entries in what is becoming an impromptu antiphonal blog series on the Trinity, Fred Sanders and I have focused on the nature and relevance of the doctrine of inseparable operations (see here, here, and here). To this point,...
Posted May 16, 2015 @ 12:12 PM by Scott Swain

Is Your Spiritual Life a Battle?

Do you ever feel like life doesn't get any easier? The world is throwing you punches and all you can do is duck and dodge? Do you feel like just living day-to-day is like a climb uphill?
Your spiritual life should...
Posted May 16, 2015 @ 9:23 AM by Robert Brady
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