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Those who preach are to read the scriptures for his own benefit first

Particularly does the minister need to attend unto this injunction “take heed unto thyself” in his study of the Scriptures, reading them devotionally ere he does so professionally; that is, seeking their application and blessing to his own soul before searching for sermonic materials. 173 more words

Arthur W. Pink

Is Open Theism Still a Factor 10 Years after ETS Vote?

Bible & Theology/
Jeff Robinson

At the 2003 annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) in Atlanta, two words were seemingly on the minds of every attendee: open theism. 191 more words

Sola Scriptura

Biblical-Theological Exposition and Hermeneutics

by Richard Barcellos [PDF available here]

The Bible is a big book. It contains 66 books written by many different human authors over a wide range of time and in diverse geographic, cultural, political, and religious circumstances. 247 more words

Hermeneutics

The nature of man and the nature of sin

From my last blog Theological Coherence (Theology matters) I compared  the views of Calvinism and Arminianism briefly. I implied  that these two positions essentially hold different views regarding  the nature of man and the nature of sin.  2,833 more words

Those who preach are to meditate upon the scriptures

“Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all. Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee” (1 Timothy 4:15, 16). 171 more words

Arthur W. Pink

On the Comma Johanneum

Comma Johanneum, a text held dearly by defenders of the Textus Receptus, seeing that the text clearly and unambiguously lends support to the classical doctrine of the Trinity, (even though it fits rather nicely with modalism as well). 188 more words

Trinitarianism

Those who preach are to be diligent laborers in God's Word

“A workman that needeth not to be ashamed.” Be conscientious, diligent, faithful, in the use you make of your time and the talents God has entrusted to you. 166 more words

Arthur W. Pink