Monthly Archives: June 2009

The Apologus Show

We spent 15 minutes discussing Atheist Richard Dawkins’ summer retreat for atheistic indoctrination. Listen or Download.

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Shepherd’s Conference/MacArthur/Dispensationalism

Aaron from “Must Follow” blog writes a good article on why he will not be attending the Shepherd’s Conference this year. He links to an article I wrote some years ago on John MacArthur’s futile attempt to link Calvinistic soteriology … Continue reading

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Interview with Chris Ortiz on the Life and Legacy of R.J. Rushdoony

Here are some of the links mentioned in our interview with Chris Ortiz. Law and Liberty Podcast with Chris Ortiz The Chalcedon Foundation Rushdoony Podcast Free Rushdoony Mp3’s

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Pentecost Season: Ecclesiastes 1:1-11, Vapor of Vapors!

SERMON AUDIO Prayer: O Most Holy and Wise God, all authority and power in heaven and earth belong to You. May we see Your wisdom as You order the world according to Your divine purposes. Amen. Sermon:  People of God, … Continue reading

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Saturday Psalter

Psalm 118 Audio, Genevan Psalter by Michael Owens We have confirmed Michael Owens as our guest at Trinity Talk in August.

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The Apologus Show: Michael Jackson’s Death

On the program we discussed the death of Michael Jackson.

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Postmillennialism: A Victorious Eschatology, Part IV

Part I Part II Part III In contrast to the two other millennial positions, Postmillennialists say that Christ will return only after/post the overwhelming success of the gospel in present history. All millennial positions agree that when Christ returns there … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes begins with an important matter of debate. If we are to translate “hebel” as “meaningless” or “vanity,” we are asserting that the book has little to offer us and that life is an existentialist’s dream come true. But if … Continue reading

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Postmillennialism: A Victorious Eschatology, Part III

Part I Part II What about Medieval Eschatology? There is not much to say about Medieval Eschatology, except to say that a form of Augustinian eschatology was prevalent. Essentially, the institutional Roman Catholic Church was closely linked to the kingdom … Continue reading

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New Audio Available from Providence Church

Psalm 20: Yahweh Saves! A Victorious Eschatology, Pt 1 – Eschatology and Church History

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Interview with Dr. Daniel Ritchie at Trinity Talk

It was a pleasure to interview Dr. Ritchie on the topic of Biblical Ethics. Dr. Ritchie is a fine scholar who has published quite a bit in his young academic career.  I am sure to see more of his writings … Continue reading

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Most Popular GOP Congressman Around the World

Months after his long-shot bid for the Republican presidential nomination ended, Rep. Ron Paul has become a hot ticket on the international stage. Unlikely as it may seem, Paul, a Texas Republican, is the most popular member of Congress outside … Continue reading

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Saturday Psalter

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Ron Paul on the House Iran Resolution

Ron Paul spoke today against the House resolution on Iran. I rise in reluctant opposition to H Res 560, which condemns the Iranian government for its recent actions during the unrest in that country. While I never condone violence, much … Continue reading

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Postmillennialism: A Victorious Eschatology, Part II

What is Postmillennialism? A helpful definition of Postmillennialism has been offered by Dr. Kenneth Gentry. He writes: Postmillennialism is the view that Christ will return to the earth after the Spirit-blessed Gospel has had overwhelming success in bringing the world … Continue reading

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Postmillennialism: A Victorious Eschatology, Part I

The question of what millennial view you hold to stems from the interpretation of Revelation 20. 20:1 Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding in his hand the key to the bottomless pit and a great chain. 2 And he … Continue reading

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PCA GA says NO to Deaconesses

On the Reformed Musings blog, the author offers a summary of the PCA GA’s decision on passing the Majority Report.

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On Postmillennialism: Jonathan Edwards

The future promised advancement of the kingdom of Christ is an event unspeakably happy and glorious. The Scriptures speak of that time, as a time wherein God and his Son Jesus Christ will be most eminently glorified on earth. —Jonathan … Continue reading

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Pentecost Season: Yahweh Saves! Psalm 20

SERMON AUDIO HERE Sermon: People of God, the third commandment tells us that we are not to take the Name of the Lord our God in vain. The third commandment is another way of saying: You shall have no others … Continue reading

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Joel McDurmon on Postmillennialism

We have just finished our first interview with author Joel McDurmon. Joel was an excellent guest. He has authored three books. One of them is a response to the “New Atheism” entitled The Return of the Village Atheist. In this … Continue reading

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New Audio for Providence Church

If you subscribe to Providence Podcast, you will see uploaded Jim Jordan’s continuing discussion on the Exodus themes in the Bible. My sermon on Isaiah 6 is also available.

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Exhortation: Loving the Psalter

St. Chrysostom says about singing the Psalms that the men, the women and the little children are to accustom themselves to singing them, in order that this may be a sort of meditation to associate themselves with the company of … Continue reading

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Saturday Psalter

John Calvin’s Preface to the Psalter What is there now to do? It is to have songs not only honest, but also holy, which will be like spurs to incite us to pray to and praise God, and to meditate … Continue reading

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Athanasius: The Patron Saint of Postmilleniallism

Athanasius’ On The Incarnation: Since the Savior’s Advent in our midst, not only does idolatry no longer increase, but it is getting   less and gradually ceasing to be…while idolatry and everything else that opposes the faith of Christ is daily … Continue reading

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Eschatology 101

In preparing for this Sunday’s study of Postmillennial/Preterist Eschatology, I have once again been renewed by the Biblical optimism of the victory of the gospel. The Psalms paint the glorious future of God’s loyal covenant people. The Psalms become the … Continue reading

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Neo-Cons for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

American neoconservatives have often used the presidency of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to bolster their case for aggressive action against Iran.

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Psalm 20:Theology of Warfare

There is a tremendous theology of warfare that can be found in Psalm 20. The people ask protection for the Messianic King. They ask that he may be delivered and victorious over his enemies. For these things to take place … Continue reading

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Psalm 20: The Church’s Prayer

Calvin writes that Psalm 20 was given to the church as a common prayer whenever she was threatened with any danger. This Psalm seems even more appropriate for the persecuted Church. It is a prayer for us to pray remembering … Continue reading

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Biblical Horizons Conference 2009

BIBLICAL HORIZONS 2009 BIBLE CONFERENCE July 20-24 Jim summarizes the conference: – Peter Leithart on Sex & Death in Leviticus 18 & 20. That’s right: the gross, sexy chapters. Three lectures projected. (How can you pass up attending these????) – … Continue reading

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New Audio: Pentecost & Tongues

I have uploaded two audio (sermon and Sunday School) on Acts 2. To subscribe to Providence Church’s iTune’s page, visit: For sermons and lessons dating back to 2005 at Providence Church, visit the sermon page HERE.

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