Category Archives: Douglas Wilson

A Father’s Day Exhortation

Happy Father’s Day! There is a hunger out there. It is not a hunger for food, money, power; it is a hunger for fathers. This is what Douglas Wilson referred to as “Father Hunger.” Sons and daughters are craving for … Continue reading

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Race, Doug Wilson, Anthony Bradley, and Slavery

The brouhaha over Wilson’s comments has urged Dr. Anthony Bradley to enter the conversation. Bradley seems particularly perturbed over some of Pastor Wilson’s remarks. Wilson, in typical fashion, responds to Bradley’s accusations. This culminated in Wilson’s summary of some of … Continue reading

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Nullification

Doug Wilson exhorts Idaho to act constitutionally:

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Marriage as Gospel Picture

Marriage is instituted by the Triune God, and when rightly understood it is one of the most glorious pictures of the gospel ever given to man. And of course, when it is abused (as it often is), it presents a … Continue reading

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How Evangelical Leaders Have Changed Since 9/11?

Doug Wilson writes in response to CT question: Of course, a stupefying event like 9/11 should never be reduced to a matter of personal growth or understanding. At the same time, to be unchanged by such an event, or not … Continue reading

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Lenten Quote, Day 37

The cross is not a contradiction of God’s Lordship, but its most dramatic expression and revelation. He is the Lord even in the place that is most opposed to Him, and He exercises this Lordship for us. –Douglas Wilson

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The Origin of Nominalism

“The real origin of nominalism is to be found in all churches that refuse to discipline in terms of their baptism, whatever their practice of baptism may be” (To a Thousand Generations, p. 7).

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On Jesus’ Victory

Doug Wilson writes: Not only did Jesus conduct the victory parade before the victory, but His victory, when He came to it, was accomplished by dying, and not by killing. He crushed the serpent’s head by allowing Himself to be … Continue reading

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Wilson on Lent without Easter

Doug Wilson again touches on a crucial element of our weekly gathering: In Leviticus 23, the weekly sabbath is listed along with the rest of Israel’s festivals as a feast, as a festival. The weekly sabbath was a day of … Continue reading

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Christians and Free Societies

The inimitable Doug Wilson writes: Look. Christians who believe the Bible invented free societies. Secularists who worry about fundamentalist Christians sneaking in to spy out their liberties are like a prodigal son, buying drinks for the house, secretly worrying that his … Continue reading

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Resurrection as Proof

Douglas Wilson interacted with Christopher Hitches on a number of occasion leading ultimately to this documentary. Over at this blog in 2009 he spent some time adding to his interactions. Here is an example: Christopher said somewhere that extraordinary claims … Continue reading

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Classical Education

Greg Strawbridge interviews Douglas Wilson on several pertinent matters concerning classical education. In this interview they discuss how the resurgence of the Christian Classical Education Movement can avoid the syncretism of past classical educational models. Wilson argues that the response … Continue reading

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Children and Conversion

My friend Rob Hadding found this gem from Doug: How are we to understand the “conversion” of our children to God? We know they are, like us, descendants of Adam and therefore by nature under the wrath of God. Yet … Continue reading

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Doug Wilson’s Message to the New Calvinists

Doug’s two messages to the New Calvinists…

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Foxy News

Doug Wilson’s article on the Washington Post is terrificly rich and risky. Read it.

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The Sun is Up!

The Incarnation of the Word, and the resurrection of that Word from the dead, has entirely remade the world. We fail to recognize this because we don’t understand history—and the way the world actually was before Christ came into it. … Continue reading

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Unacceptable Dualisms

Douglas Wilson writes: … in order to reject these unacceptable dualisms, we must insist upon a biblical and absolutely necessary dualism — the antithesis between faith and unbelief, the antithesis between the heart that has been born again and the … Continue reading

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Douglas Wilson’s thoughts on Thanksgiving

So get this straight — the children of light should be overflowing with thanksgiving because the wrath of God is coming…Read the Rest

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Christopher Hitchens vs. Douglas Wilson on Imus

Christopher Hitchens & Pastor Douglas Wilson On Imus

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Wilson vs. Hitchens on Joy Behar

Good Without God? Joy Behar brings Wilson and Hitchens to continue their Collision tour. After watching this debate I can only think of one word for Wilson: uncompromising.

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Hitchens vs. Wilson on Fox and Friends

Here is the Fox clip from this morning. You have to click on the Collision picture of Christopher — our segment is not the one titled “Fight Like a Girl.”  –From Wilson’s blog. Wilson says that the God Hitchens does not … Continue reading

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Wilson vs. Hitchens on NPR

AUDIO From NPR: Last fall, journalist, literary critic and proud atheist Christopher Hitchens went on a debating tour with Pastor Douglas Wilson. The topic: “Is Christianity good for the world?” The argument started with the release of Hitchens’ book, God … Continue reading

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Hitchens vs. Wilson on the Laura Ingraham Show

Laura Ingraham hosted Christopher Hitchens and Douglas Wilson on her show. The debate was an hour long, but without the commercials it only lasted half an hour. As is typical of this type of debate on national radio, there is … Continue reading

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A Conversation about Collision

John Piper asks Douglas Wilson about the movie Collision The Sacred Script in the Theater of God

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Reforming Marriage by Douglas Wilson; Review and Analysis, part 3

Review, Part I Review, Part II The second earthly reason for marriage is “godly children.”[1] Malachi 2:15 states that God seeks a godly offspring. Man alone is completely helpless. God desires that this world be filled with godly children. His … Continue reading

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Douglas Wilson on Paedocommunion

But this agreement of mine to the principles involved should reveal to us a hidden assumption that is helping to drive this debate. This is the assumption that when very young children are taught to respond this way, we are … Continue reading

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Ascension Sermon by Douglas Wilson

This Lord’s Day is Ascension Sunday, the day we have set apart to commemorate the exaltation of Jesus Christ to the right hand of the Ancient of Days. This was the day upon which He was given universal and complete … Continue reading

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Paedocommunion

Doug Wilson says: Every Saturday night I ask my grandkids certain Sunday worship prep questions. Do you love God? Yes, they all yell. Are you baptized? Yes. Is Jesus in your heart? Yes. Will you take the Lord’s Supper tomorrow? … Continue reading

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Reforming Marriage by Douglas Wilson; Review and Analysis, part 2

Wilson begins chapter one by making a worldview observation: “God is the Lord. He is central to the coherence of all things, including marriage.”[1] Biblical maturity in marriage comes from acknowledging this central truth of Christianity. It is impossible to … Continue reading

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Reforming Marriage by Douglas Wilson; Review and Analysis, part 1

Reforming Marriage by Douglas Wilson marks the end of the unbiblical agenda of most books on marraige.  Wilson wants to bring back the biblical aroma to the household of faith. Only a “Christ-like home atmosphere produces this sort of aroma … Continue reading

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