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B&PH Tour Day 2

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

What do you do to keep the Lord’s Day holy while on a tour in a foreign land? Well, one obvious activity is to attend church. And today, we will be visiting the Metropolitan Tabernacle, made famous by the great Charles Haddon Spurgeon.

Baptist & Puritan History Tour Day One

Saturday, June 13th, 2009

For all those who could not join us on our tour, here’s our daily intinerary: Today, Saturday June 13, we arrive in London. Our major event for the day (apart from overcoming jet-lag), is a visit to one of my favorite castles in England, Hampton Court Palace.

January 2010 IRBS Course: Baptist Symbolics (and a bonus!)

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

The Institute of Reformed Baptist Studies expects to offer the course CH/ST535 Baptist Symbolics in a two week format January 11-22, 2010 on the campus of Westminster Seminary California, Escondido. 

An Excellent Scholar, A Good Critic and Mighty in the Scriptures

Monday, April 20th, 2009

The Act of Uniformity stripped the English Church of many of its best and brightest. George Hammond’s life is a testimony to the intellectual talent of which the Church was deprived.

Sherwood’s Remarkable Courage

Friday, April 17th, 2009

The punishments placed on the ejected Puritan ministers were often severe. Often dependent on the whims of the local magistrates, their courage was tried and tested.

Gems from Calamy & Palmer: Obscure but Faithful

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

One of the great pieces of literature about the Puritan era is The Nonconformist’s Memorial originally penned by Edmund Calamy, and later revised and updated by Samuel Palmer. Many years ago, I obtained a single volume of the set, and find it fascinating and edifying.

The Resurrection of the Ministry of the Church

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

While many teach that Christianity must bring health and wealth, those who read Scripture understand that the opposite is true: our faith carries us through darkness.

A Firm Foundation

Monday, April 13th, 2009

William Greenhill, Westminster divine and Independent pastor wrote these words:

The Concord of Law and Gospel

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

From Joseph Hall’s Contemplations: Ο marvellous accordance betwixt the two testaments! In the very time of their delivery, there is the same agreement which is in the substance. The ancient Jews kept our feasts, and we still keep theirs. The feast of the passover is the time of Christ’s resurrection; then did he pass from […]

The Marvelous Providences of God in the Conversion of Sinners

Monday, March 9th, 2009

From John Flavel’s The Mystery of Providence (Works, IV:377-82) Now there be divers things in those providences, that are versant about this work, which are exceeding sweet and taking: As, namely,

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