Monthly Archives: September 2013

Does Matthew 7:1-5 Forbid All Judging?

Matthew 7:1-5 (NKJV) “Judge not, that you be not judged. For with what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you. And why do you look at the … Continue reading

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Is There Any Such Thing As a “Good Lie?”

Christians are called upon to be truth-tellers even when it is to our disadvantage to do so. In fact, being scrupulously truthful should be a mark of a Christian heart. As Dutch Theologian Wilhelmus A’Brakel put it: “If the heart … Continue reading

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“Where was God when religious fanatics killed those 2,800 people?”

Why does God allow terrible events like 9/11 to happen? Some men contend that He’d like to stop them, but either He is powerless to do so, or that if He did, it would involve a violation of human free … Continue reading

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What if Modern Missional Celebrity Pastors Had Existed in the Early Church?

I‘ve often wondered what it would have sounded like if they’d had the modern “missional” celebrity pastors in the early church, and how they would have handled issues like Roman pressure to compromise on the Lordship of Christ or the … Continue reading

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Change of Emphasis at Building Old School Churches!

In the coming months, I’ve decided I’m going to be posting more general theological material which, while it will all come from an Old School Presbyterian (OSP) perspective, is not necessarily specifically about church planting or ecclesiology. This will mean … Continue reading

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