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True Love

Monday, April 19th, 2010

‘The greatest of these is love.’ With these words, Paul concludes his beautiful ode to the crowning grace of the Christian life. While serving as a pastor, Prof. Renihan preached a series of sermons on love as explained in 1 Corinthians 13, and that series, in edited form, has recently been published by Evangelical Press. [...]

It’s Here!

Friday, November 7th, 2008

While on my recent trip to Ireland, I received copies of Edification and Beauty. I am very thankful that the book is finally in print. I suspect that it will be available from online bookstores soon.

Edification and Beauty

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Submitted by Prof. Renihan On Monday, my book Edification and Beauty came forth from the press and should be available soon from online retailers.

Busy, Busy, Busy (2 Prayer Requests and an Explanation)

Monday, September 15th, 2008

Submitted by Prof. Renihan Dear Friends, The Lord is at work doing wonderful things, and for this I am very thankful. The new semester has started with several very fine new students, my class on Puritanism is progressing well, and all the rest of the Fall activities are up and running. This means that I [...]

Benjamin Beddome’s Exposition of the Baptist Catechism

Friday, June 20th, 2008

A couple of years ago, Mike Gaydosh and I worked together to reprint Benjamin Beddome’s A Scriptural Exposition of the Baptist Catechism. It is a very useful doctrinal and practical tool. This is the introduction I wrote for that book. Introduction by James M. Renihan, Ph.D. At the 1693 London General Assembly of Particular Baptist [...]

A Brief Annotated Bibliography on Baptist History

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

An Annotated Bibliography of Important Reading and Study Materials Concerning Particular Baptists submitted by James M. Renihan Beddome, Benjamin. A Scriptural Exposition of the Baptist Catechism. Birmingham: Solid Ground Christian Books, 2006. A very useful doctrinal and practical exposition of the Baptist version of the Westminster Shorter Catechism. Highly recommended.

Are Baptists Protestants?

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

Submitted by Prof. Renihan To some, this might seem like an unusual question. They would answer, “of course.” But others would answer the same query by stating unequivocally “No”. For those of you who are not Baptists, you may not be aware of the heat generated by this question. We cannot settle the matter here [...]

Some Objections Considered (Part 2)

Friday, April 25th, 2008

Some Objections Considered (Part 2) A Question of the Baptist use of the Savoy Platform In developing this argument based on the Baptists’ use of the Savoy Platform, it is easy to overlook two important factors that militate against this position. In the first place, careful notice must be given to the Savoy Divines’ own [...]

Some Objections Considered (Part 1)

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

Some Objections Considered (Part 1) When the previous material first appeared in pamphlet form, I received a response from a concerned pastor, objecting to my reading of the historical data. 

Confessional Subscription: A Test Case (Part 1)

Monday, April 21st, 2008

Confessional Subscription: A Test Case by Prof. Renihan Since the General Assembly of the Association of Reformed Baptist Churches begins tomorrow, it seems good to demonstrate the nature of confessional subscription by examining our Confession’s doctrine of associations. This is one of the important means by which to gauge the extent of an individual’s, or [...]

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