Communion with Christ (Part 1)

From John Owen’s Communion with God 2.146-152 Owen is asserting that the saints are to be chaste in their relations with Christ. He states: Now, there are three things wherein this chastity [...]

New Testament Reasons for the Observance of the Lord’s Day

This brief anonymous article was published 187 years ago today in the early American Baptist magazine The Columbian Star. It helpfully summarizes the New Testament reasons for observation of the [...]

Hosanna to the Son of David!

1st London Confession of Faith: X. Touching His office, Jesus Christ onely is made the Mediator of the new Covenant, even the everlasting Covenant of grace between God and man, to be perfectly [...]

Confessionalism at its Best

John Owen expresses here the essence of confessionalism. As Confessional Reformed Baptists, his comments summarize our own convictions. Our doctrine of full-subscription evidences our genuine, [...]

On the Power of God

“On the Power of God” is taken from the April 1810 issue of the Baptist Magazine, page 249. Though the language is somewhat antique, this wonderful statement of orthodox theology from an early [...]

Calvin on God’s Nature and His Condescension in Revealing Himself to Us

From Institutes I.13.1 God’s nature is immeasurable and spiritual The doctrine of Scripture concerning the immensity and the spirituality of the essence of God, should have the effect not [...]

IRBS November 2016 Newsletter

Event: Christian Liberty

Event: Creeds and Confessions in Scripture and Church History

Are ‘Consequences’ sufficient to prove infant baptism?

From Benjamin Keach: Gold Refin’d, or Baptism in its Primitive Purity (London: 1689), 69-70, 146 (orthography and punctuation modernized). What commission our brethren have got, who [...]

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