Monthly Archives: June 2007

Rushdoony on the Foundation of Civil Society

“Our basic starting point is the regeneration of man.” –R.J. Rushdoony [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/oPOrKVU_0dw?rel=0" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]

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Ron Paul’s message in 1996

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/w8k1KIogzGQ?rel=0" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] “Ron Paul is one of the outstanding leaders fighting for a stronger national defense. As a former Air Force Officer, he knows well the needs of our armed forces, and he always puts them … Continue reading

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Hebrew II and Summer Plans

As many of you may know I am now working at a bookstore. It is a necessary move for me at this stage. It is a rather enjoyable job and it has taught me much about books. At the same … Continue reading

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Every Self-Respecting Calvinist should be what?

I had the unfortunate privilege of listening to John MacArthur’s lecture on Why Every Self-Respecting Calvinist should be a Pre-millenialist. ((You can find some links about the sermon here and here.)) It was undoubtedly the worse lecture I have ever … Continue reading

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All things Ron Paul…

Ron Paul’s audio files, articles, blogs, links, etc.

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Quote 3, James Jordan On the Sacraments

God’s affirmation of the material world is seen in the fact that He uses physical water to introduce people into His kingdom, and by the fact that we eat Christ’s flesh and drink His blood in the Lord’s Supper. Many … Continue reading

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Meet Britain’s Got Talent New Winner…

 “Time to Say Good-Bye” [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/rDB9zwlXrB8?rel=0" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]

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Leithart and Sloganizing

Peter Leithart The term “mono-covenantalism” has been tossed around wildly in the last few years. Apparently, mono-covenantalism is really scary and bad. The PCA FV report insists on “bi-covenantalism” as the structure of “Scripture.” So, is there one covenant, or … Continue reading

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Leithart on Baptism

I have waited for this for a long time. The Baptized Body by Peter Leithart will prove to be a helpful contribution to sacramental studies in the years to come.

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My YouTube Addiction

My host has just added a new plugin that allows me to post YouTube videos. That just made my day. I have already posted four in the last few days. On another note, I have spent almost all day working … Continue reading

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Nessun dorma…

Imagine my surprise to find out about an English version of the “American Idol.” The same American Idol who represents some of the most shallow and superficial music ever sung in the history of mankind. I still boast to this … Continue reading

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Ron Paul on MSNBC

Ron Paul on MSNBC’s “Super Tuesday” yesterday. He was interviewed by Chris Jansing (earlier was misreported as Chris Matthews).[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/vsi2ofqnSWM?rel=0" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]

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Leithart on Baptism

I have waited for this for a long time. The Baptized Body by Peter Leithart will prove to be a helpful contribution to sacramental studies in the years to come.

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The New Lutheran on the block…

One of my dearest friends has become a Lutheran. Some weeks ago we discussed about our experiences and how God has led us to where we are. John and I went to college together, roomed together, and grew in our … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Sergei Prokofiev

I rarely listen to Russian composers, but this one is sublime. Read about Prokofiev.

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Professor Harold O.J. Brown…

I have just learned that Professor Harold O.J. Brown from the Charlotte/RTS campus is terribly ill. Professor Brown was at our Orlando campus not too long ago encouraging us to be a part of his Reformation tour, which he leads … Continue reading

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Update!

a) Hebrew I is finally over and now I have about two weeks before Hebrew II. It has been a challenging experience. b) Tomorrow I begin my new part-time job with a small Christian bookstore. c) Thanks to all for … Continue reading

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PCA Report- R.C. Sproul and some penultimate thoughts

I have now heard a large part of the audio of the General Assembly concerning the vote to adopt the report on the FV/NPP. My comments on the decision and the mp3 can be found here. After hearing the 90 … Continue reading

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PCA Report on the FV/NPP Adopted in the General Assembly

I would like to offer a few comments in light of the decision of the PCA General Assembly. First, as Pastor Wilson has mentioned, and I concur, we are not to speak out of anger because of this decision. Nevertheless, … Continue reading

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James Jordan on Gnosticism

I have recently read through James Jordan’s Creation in Six Days: A Defense of the Traditional Reading of Genesis 1. Though I am not certain I concur with all his conclusions, nevertheless Jim Jordan offers a compelling case to reject … Continue reading

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James Jordan on Gnosticism

I have recently read through James Jordan’s Creation in Six Days: A Defense of the Traditional Reading of Genesis 1. Though I am not certain I concur with all his conclusions, nevertheless Jim Jordan offers a compelling case to reject … Continue reading

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The day before the Sermon…

Tomorrow, I will be preaching my first sermon in over a year. My text will be Joshua 6. It will be a two-week series and I hope to convey my message well. I will be posting the sermon notes on … Continue reading

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Preaching the Word…

I may have added a few, subtracted a few, nuanced a few, but nevertheless, this is blunt and necessary advice for ministers of the gospel from a Lutheran blogger. In my post on church growth, I talked about not preaching … Continue reading

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Ron Paul on the Colbert Report

Ron Paul’s excellent performance with one of my favorite comedians. [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/CUd7OW2TvN8" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]

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Long Week…

A few notes: After having some technical problems with my desktop, I think I am back to normal. Hebrew I is past the half point, which means that after this week I will have a two-week break before I start … Continue reading

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PCA Report on the FV/NPP Adopted in the General Assembly

I would like to offer a few comments in light of the decision of the PCA General Assembly. First, as Pastor Wilson has mentioned, and I concur, we are not to speak out of anger because of this decision. Nevertheless, … Continue reading

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PCA Report links

The PCA report has been largely spread through the presbyteries and TE/RE elders. My desire is that those who have read the report have also read Jeff Meyer’s 30 reasons why it would be unwise to adopt such a report. … Continue reading

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Hebrew-day 2

Hebrew day 2 is out of the way- a new day has begun. I did fairly well, though not as well as day one on my quiz. Last night, we had a powerful thunderstorm here in the area and it … Continue reading

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James Jordan on questions posed by science

James Jordan makes some interesting remarks concerning scientific methods and the questions posed by science. ((Chapter 6 of Creation in Six Days: A Defense of the Traditional Reading of Genesis One)) According to Jordan, modern scientific assumptions about the present- … Continue reading

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Ron Paul and Constitutionality

Here is an excellent summary of Ron Paul’s points last night: from Ron Paul Planet by paul4prez Ron Paul gave perhaps his best debate performance yet this evening in New Hampshire, continuing to offer Republican primary voters a real choice, … Continue reading

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