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by Daryl WinerdThe argument is tight and convincing. 9/10
I could wish that they had dealt with Rom. 7:2-3 in its own chapter. Also, the syllogism of Eph. 5:25:
1. A husband must be like Jesus Christ.
2. Jesus Christ never divorces His wife.
Conclus…Though he ought to have loved his wife by listening and asking better questions, Sir Percy took risks in a noble cause and devoted his life to preserving the lives of others.by Tim MarshallGeography heavily influences the politics and economies of the world’s nations.
An interesting and perhaps important book which educates the citizen to vital factors about the region and country to which he is obligated to vote, pray, …by John BunyanPerhaps the greatest book ever written outside the Bible.
For its glorious and compelling presentation of Christ as well as intensity that comes straight from Scripture, this book deserves more honor than Pilgrim’s Progress.
1….Feminism is one more wave of attack on Western culture. 7/10.
Category Archives: Orthopathy
Should Pastors Read Widely?
Reading widely provides a sure-footed stance when a preacher gives facts in teaching and preaching; it produces interesting illustrations; it guides him away from time-wasting topics when evangelizing the particular group to which God has called him; it produces applications … Continue reading
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Repentance at the Cross
Oh, how I hate those lusts of mine That crucified my God! Those sins that pierced and nail’d his flesh Fast to the fatal wood! Yes, my Redeemer, they shall die, My heart has so decreed; Nor will I spare … Continue reading
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Is Rap Music Sinful?
Some time back, one godly man asked another if rap music was sinful. The question of course pointed to a deeper debate about culture, meaning, and beauty. Had I been asked, here is my answer. Rap music is sinful like… … Continue reading
Posted in Lists, Multiculturalism, Orthopathy, Pastoral Tagged Evangelical rationalism, Lists, Proof texts, Rap Leave a comment
The Fourfold Wrath of God
Even in our hymns we praise the glory of God’s anger. Till on the cross as Jesus died, The wrath of God was satisfied. The love of God is wonderfully complex, but it is not alone. In at least … Continue reading
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Master the Arts for the Sake of the Church
At very least, Christians have to know music, poetry, rhetoric, and architecture. Music because we’re told to sing; poetry because we’re told to sing hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs; rhetoric because somebody’s got to preach; and architecture because we’ve got … Continue reading
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Brief Introductions to Orthopathy
Three contemporary authors have helped me get a grip on right feeling and its applications in the church. 1. One of the 6 authors of A Conservative Christian Declaration is David de Bruyn who also wrote a 130-page book called … Continue reading
Posted in Book reviews, Definitions, Multiculturalism, Orthopathy, Pastoral Tagged Book recommendations, Carson, de Bruyn, Gordon, Keller, Scruton Leave a comment
Has Beauty Lost Her Voice?
A high-domed auditorium with classic wood trim speaks to everyone who enters it even if they don’t realize they have joined the conversation. A 30-piece orchestra sends a message too. In the words of R. C. Sproul, “Every form is … Continue reading
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The Central Seven
In 1985 the Banner of Truth published a great little book about an inspiring band of college-aged men and their mentor. The St. Andrews Seven follows just a few years in the lives of 6 young men, led by the … Continue reading
Posted in Orthopathy, Pastoral Tagged Bauder, Central Seminary, Conservative Leave a comment
Where the Differences Lie
Another blog post that should be a book. This comes from David de Bruyn at Towards Conservative Christianity. Where the Differences Lie April 25, 2015 Useful debate takes place when sparring parties understand their opponent’s position, and can represent it in … Continue reading
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Betrayed by a “Legalist”
When I googled “every square inch” I came up with about 17 million hits. Many of them were Christian websites launching off of Abraham Kuyper’s famous quote about conquering every square inch for Christ. That well-phrased line of his reflects … Continue reading
Posted in Book reviews, Inconsistency, Orthopathy, Quotes Tagged Holiness, Kuyper, Lectures on Calvinism, Quotes, Worldliness Leave a comment