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Archive for December, 2008

Exegeting a Stop Sign

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

The following has been on the internet for a long time, but it is worth posting here again. It was apparently first written by a Canadian Anglican minister named Bill Cliff who was rector of the Parish of Hanover and Durham in the Diocese of Huron, in Ontario.

The Midlands Association on Mixed Marriage

Monday, December 29th, 2008

At the second General Meeting [so they called association gatherings] of the Midlands Association, held on June 26, 1655, the marriage of believers with unbelievers was discussed as the first item of business. This is a good example of how early Baptist associations wrestled with and resolved doctrinal and ethical problems.

Absolutely Amazing

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

In August, our family visited Sea World San Diego for a day of fun and relaxation. We purchased tickets which gave us two days of admission, the second day could be used almost any time through the rest of 2008. Since our daughter is out of school this week, we decided to return and visit […]

Christ’s Ascension Gifts

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

From Spurgeon’s Sermon on Eph. 4:7-12 preached in March 1871 (Thanks to Rob Cosby for these quotations) We have thought that Christ’s gifts were valuable enough for us to treasure up and improve them. Our College has now received and sent forth, in the name of Jesus, more than two hundred ministers of the word. […]