Goodwin on Enjoying the Means of Grace

Thomas Goodwin on Enjoying the Means of Grace from Works 6:143 In a word, take all ordinances, dost thou use them as backdoors to let Christ thy private friend in, to the end to speak with him, [...]

Benjamin Keach, Worthy of Buckinghamshire

English County histories are often interesting and entertaining. When written by someone sympathetic with Dissent, they frequently include vignettes about incidents during the 17th Century [...]

Andrew Fuller on the Objectivity of the Gospel: Christ, not Emotion

If the attention of the awakened sinner, instead of being directed to Christ, be turned inward, and his mind be employed in searching for evidences of his conversion, the effect must, to say the [...]

On the Immutability of God

From the Baptist Magazine, 1810. On the Immutability of God “The Father of lights, with whom there is no variableness neither shadow of a turning” James i, 17. The heathen used to denominate the [...]

What is the chief end of God?

What is the Chief End of God? by James M. Renihan (originally written in 1998) While watching television the other evening, I came across what I can only call a Christmas Spectacular presented by [...]

John Owen on the importance of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper

Here is an interesting excerpt from Owen’s Works, 7:218-21. He is writing primarily against the Quakers (who rejected the use of ‘carnal ordinances’), but his words have great [...]

Do you know this mighty man of God?

Submitted by Prof. Renihan The following is the Foreword I wrote for a very useful little book, Devoted to the Service of the Temple: Piety, Persecution, and Ministry in the Writings of Hercules [...]

Trinitarian and Unitarian

This short article appeared in the Baptist Magazine, 1810.  Trinitarian and Unitarian There is a manifest opposition between these terms. If they be properly applied, this opposition is as real [...]

Why Do We Only Baptize Once (But Observe the Supper Repeatedly)?

Thomas Goodwin on Regeneration and Baptism from Works, 6:408 And (2.) this great change is made but once. There is but ‘one baptism,’ as ‘one faith;’ and as the faith was but once [...]

Resolving Problems in Colossians 2:16-17

Resolving Problems in Colossians 2:16-17 by James M. Renihan Colossians 2:16 & 17 (NKJV): So let no one judge you in food or in drink, or regarding a festival or a new moon or sabbaths, 17 [...]

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