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September 27, 2016

Modern Exposition of the 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith (part 3)

A wonderful defense of the importance of creeds and confessions has stood at the opening of A Modern Exposition since its first publication in 1989 (the 300th anniversary of its first adoption in London in 1689). I did not write … Continue reading

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September 21, 2016

Modern Exposition of the 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith (part 2)

From the new preface to the 5th Edition of A Modern Exposition: “Let me say something about the reason and necessity for this 5th Edition. In the 2nd and 3rd Editions of A Modern Exposition a number of important improvements … Continue reading

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September 13, 2016

Modern Exposition of the 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith (part 1)

One of the major improvements, I hope, is in the expanded appendices at the end of the exposition. Continue reading

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February 13, 2016

Book Review: Advances in the Study of Greek

Usually in a book review the reviewer summarises the book, provides both pros and cons, and then gives his or her opinion about the value of the book as it relates to its subject and whether or not it is … Continue reading

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February 6, 2016

The Passing of Dr. Robert Martin

Dr. Robert Paul Martin Departed to the Rest Above (February 4, 2016) Since 1989 and its first publication the essay of Bob Martin on “The Legitimacy and Use of Confessions” has stood at the front of my A Modern Exposition of … Continue reading

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January 28, 2016

The Slick-Waldron Debate:  The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (part 5)

One or two more matters should come up for discussion before I finish my post-game analysis of the Slick-Waldron debate over the gifts of prophecy, tongues, and healing.  Here, I think, we pass from the good things I learned and … Continue reading

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January 27, 2016

The Slick-Waldron Debate:  The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (part 4)

Another topic which I want to follow up on from my debate with Matt Slick has to do with my first assertion that the apostles of Christ are the first and greatest of the gifts Christ gave to His church.  … Continue reading

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January 26, 2016

The Slick-Waldron Debate:  The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (part 3)

In my last blog post I promised to share the word studies that have confirmed for me that Matt Slick’s distinction between charisma gifts and doma gifts was overdrawn.  Remember that his assertion was that Apostles of Christ were a … Continue reading

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January 25, 2016

The Slick-Waldron Debate:  The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (part 2)

I said in my first blog post that debates for me are about truth—not about winning.  I do, of course, hope the truth will win.  I also hope to do a good job for the sake of the truth and … Continue reading

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January 21, 2016

The Slick-Waldron Debate:  The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (part 1)

I have not previously blogged about debates I have been asked to participate in.  But since this was a social media event of sorts, and some things worthy of comment happened, I have decided to write some blog posts about … Continue reading

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