• Reformed Life

    In the Garden Adam fell into sinIt has since been in us, within Adam was our federal headHe disobeyed what God said When he ate the forbidden fruitMan became rotten at the root Man is without excuseBorn in sin from his earliest youth We were saved from the world’s foundationThis fact causes some consternation We […]

  • Pray for Uvalde

    Recently there was a terrible shooting, by an eighteen year old gunman, at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Nineteen children were killed, and two teachers. I believe this shooting perfectly illustrates the total depravity of man. Without God restraining us every person is capable of heinous evil acts. I also think that this shooting […]

  • The Marian Dogmas Considered

    In this post I will be discussing the 4 Marian dogmas of the Catholic church from a Reformed point of view. Even though these dogmas developed over a long period of time, Rome would have you believe they were held by the faithful always, going all the way back to the early church. Reformers such […]

  • 1960s Musical Medley

    Scarborough Fair (Canticle) by Simon & Garfunkel The first song in this medley I’m sharing with you today is a folk rock classic. It’s based off of an old English ballad. Scarborough Fair” is a traditional English ballad about the Yorkshire town of Scarborough. The song relates the tale of a young man who instructs […]

  • Truth Matters conference

    This week Grace Community Church, where Dr. John MacArthur pastors, hosted the Truth Matters conference. It was live streamed for free via YouTube. I highly recommend watching these videos from each day of the conference. You will certainly be edified! Wednesday, May 18 9:30 a.m. General Session #1  John MacArthur 1:30 p.m. General Session #2  Ken Ham […]

  • Corporal Punishment: YAY or NAY?

    I strongly believe in corporal punishment when it comes to children. And further, I believe it is absolutely biblical! I have seen the results of people who were raised without corporal punishment, and I contrast that with the people I know who were raised with corporal punishment. The differences are stark! Spare the rod, spoil […]

  • Early Church Fathers and the question of authority

    As I see it, Scripture confers no special status to the so-called Early Church Fathers. As such their theological opinions should be judged against the Scriptures and they should not be given substantial weight when interpreting Scripture. They were closer to the Apostolic age and may well have some insights into certain matters, but their […]

  • Interpreting the Bible

    Here are 17 principles of hermeneutics (the system we used to interpret Scripture) which I have found helpful. If you have additional principles please mention them in the comments. Scripture interprets Scripture Often, we find that Scripture interprets itself! In some instances, another biblical writer interprets another biblical passage. So, you should compare Scripture with […]

  • Reformed vs Catholic: determining doctrine

    “The Bible claims to be the sole and sufficient infallible rule of faith for the Christian church. The Scriptures are not in need of any supplement; their authority comes from their nature as God-breathed revelation; their authority is not dependent upon man, church, or council. The Scriptures are self-consistent, self-interpreting, and self-authenticating. The Christian church […]

  • Julie Roys admits error in her coverage of John MacArthur

    In a shocking and bizarre turn of events, liberal Christian journalist Julie Roys has recently confessed to speaking in error in her extensive coverage of pastor John MacArthur. Further she says that she regrets her actions. Yet she didn’t come to full repentance which is very sad. Repentance is taking full acceptance of wrongdoing, admitting […]