Monthly Archives: September 2007

The Once and Future Christendom…

A fascinating article by James Pinkerton. Somehow I sense I will be reading more of his pieces in The American Conservative. In The Once and Future Christendom Pinkerton argues that Tolkien’s strategy for the Shire is the strategy that the … Continue reading

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New Federal Vision debate begins…

I have finally had time this morning to visit De Regno Christi. Pastor Bill Chellies began a new debate on his website, which will include various participants representing pro and con concerning the Federal Vision. I have begun reading their … Continue reading

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The Once and Future Christendom…

A fascinating article by James Pinkerton. Somehow I sense I will be reading more of his pieces in The American Conservative. In The Once and Future Christendom Pinkerton argues that Tolkien’s strategy for the Shire is the strategy that the … Continue reading

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Federal Vision debate post…Part 1

I will be posting on my reading of the debate currently taking place at De Regno Christi. My posts will begin on the discussion that followed on September 17th1 Beginning with Part 8, I will begin to focus on September … Continue reading

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New Federal Vision debate begins…

I have finally had time this morning to visit De Regno Christi. Pastor Bill Chellies began a new debate on his website, which will include various participants representing pro and con concerning the Federal Vision. I have begun reading their … Continue reading

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links for 2007-09-22

Greenspan Speaks by Gary North North criticizes Greenspan. A little technical in some parts for me, but a helpful analysis. (tags: Economics)

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links for 2007-09-22

Greenspan Speaks by Gary North North criticizes Greenspan. A little technical in some parts for me, but a helpful analysis. (tags: Economics)

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End of the week…

Friday, 1:31PM A long day thus far. I began this morning writing a brief article on Kuyper and Common Grace. Frame just e-mailed me with some thoughts on Kuyper and the response to his ideas. He also mentioned some of … Continue reading

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Common Grace and Van Tillian Philosophy

In the late 1940’s, Professor Cornelius Van Til wrote a series of articles for the Westminster Theological Journal. The articles analyzed Abraham Kuyper’s1 view of Common Grace. It was in a sense a brief analysis of Kuyper’s great three-volume work … Continue reading

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Common Grace and Van Tillian philosophy

In the late 1940s, Professor Cornelius Van Til wrote a series of articles for the Westminster Theological Journal. The articles analyzed Abraham Kuypers ((For two previous articles on Abraham Kuyper go here.)) view of Common Grace. It was in a … Continue reading

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End of the week…

A long day thus far. I began this morning writing a brief article on Kuyper and Common Grace. Frame just e-mailed me with some thoughts on Kuyper and the response to his ideas. He also mentioned some of his interaction … Continue reading

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links for 2007-09-20

Constitution Party Big Endorse Ron Paul – Free Market News Network My presidential candidate in 2004 endorses Ron Paul. (tags: Ron Paul)

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New week…

Wednesday, 3:42 PM This has already been a long week. I have spent Monday and Tuesday carrying over 300 boxes of books. On a more pleasant note, I was encouraged by Renee Altson’s participation in the comment section of my … Continue reading

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Vos, Misconceptions, and Legalism

Those who have survived the fury of legalism, ((For instance, in the case of Renee Altson in her book: Stumbling Toward Faith)) understand its deadly claim on individuals. After many years under legalistic teaching one begins to realize that the … Continue reading

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Vos, Misconceptions, and Legalism

Those who have survived the fury of legalism,1 understand its deadly claim on individuals. After many years under legalistic teaching one begins to realize that the overwhelming nature of duty can never be alleviated or diminished by/through the nature of … Continue reading

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Journal update…

Wednesday, 3:42 PM This has already been a long week. I have spent Monday and Tueday carrying over 300 boxes of books. On a more pleasant note, I was encouraged by Renee Altson’s participation in the comment section of my … Continue reading

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Jonah 1:10

NAU Jonah 1:10 Then the men became extremely frightened and they said to him, “How could you do this?” For the men knew that he was fleeing from the presence of the LORD, because he had told them. Smith argues … Continue reading

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Jonah 1:10

NAU Jonah 1:10 Then the men became extremely frightened and they said to him, “How could you do this?” For the men knew that he was fleeing from the presence of the LORD, because he had told them. Smith argues1 … Continue reading

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A Review of Stumbling toward faith

Johnny Cash once stated that he had been everywhere. ((“I�ve been everywhere man!�)) Renee Altson has also been everywhere. She has been in the land of abuse, humiliation, shame, guilt, anger, and deep sorrow. This is a road very few … Continue reading

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Stumbling Toward Faith…

Johnny Cash once stated that he had been everywhere.1 Renee Altson has also been everywhere. She has been in the land of abuse, humiliation, shame, guilt, anger, and deep sorrow. This is a road very few people will ever travel. … Continue reading

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links for 2007-09-16

Christianity and War by Laurence M. Vance One of the best summaries of America’s infelicitous wars in the last two centuries. This is a worthy read. (tags: War)

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links for 2007-09-16

Christianity and War by Laurence M. Vance One of the best summaries of America’s infelicitous wars in the last two centuries. This is a worthy read. (tags: War)

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Weekend Finally Here…

Saturday 10:56AM After a long week of studies and work, the weekend has finally arrived. It began early this morning with a back adjustment from my chiropractor. I have some Hebrew and Greek to work on today. Perhaps I will … Continue reading

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Gravel vs. Paul

“This election is as significant as 1877.”–Mike Gravel [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/qEzKjjdwC9g” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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The Judge interviews Ron Paul

Judge Andrew Napolitano calls Ron Paul the “most intellectually honest candidate in the race for the Republican ticket.” [kml_flashembed movie=”http://youtube.com/v/9I1O13hRFLo” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Simon Chan on Justification by Faith

Chan writes: But the Pauline doctrine of justification by faith has a more objective & communal character. It is not only about the individual’s acceptance before a righteous God but is also concerned with the larger, corporate issue of Gentile … Continue reading

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In Defense of Ron Paul…

Here’s a good piece by Richard McVay in the Athens Banner-Herald. McVay castigates Fox News for their unprofessional treatment of Ron Paul in the New Hampshire debate. (Thanks to Tex MacRae for the link) So, obviously, the gatekeepers at Fox … Continue reading

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Long day ahead…

7:08Am One of the advantages of rising at 5:30AM is the enjoyment of beginning a new day ahead of over 70% of the population; a fresh start and a fresh walk in the empty streets. I have some Kuyper and … Continue reading

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On Community, Quote

…the Christian life is always defined by a person’s concrete existence within a community. -Simon Chan 1. Simon Chan’s Spiritual Theology, p.15 [↩ back]

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Journal: An early start

7:08Am One of the advantages of rising at 5:30AM is the enjoyment of beginning a new day ahead of over 70% of the population. A fresh start and a fresh walk in the empty streets. I have some Kuyper and … Continue reading

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