Essentials and Nonessentials – What Did the Puritans Think?

By | November 26, 2012

From “Puritan Papers, Volume Three” Chapter 2 – Scripture and Things Indifferent By Iain Murray, pages 26-31, 49- 50 Before we leave these observations one further question must be raised. It will be seen that if the Puritan teaching on the regulative principle is given prominence, then inevitably the question of our practice in church order, government, and… Read More »

The Theology of the Poor; or, Poor Theology

By | November 21, 2012

From “Leviticus: An Economic Commentary”, by Gary North, pages 236-247.Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour (Lev. 19:15).”The theocentric meaning of this law is that the State is to imitate God by doing what… Read More »

In Support of the Fourth Commandment

By | November 2, 2012 John Piper on the Sabbath: “Is There a “Lord’s Day”? So the final, eternal, blood-bought Sabbath rest has begun. We enter into it when we cease from our works and trust Christ and his finished work for us on the cross. This is the great and final meaning of the Sabbath. Christ has become our rest, our… Read More »