6 Reasons Every Christian Should Study Theology | Dr. James P. Boyce

from Equip/Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from Abstract of Systematic Theology, the systematic theology textbook written by Southern Seminary founder James P. Boyce (1827-1888). The advantages of studying theology systematically are several. 1. We thus ascertain all that nature and the Scriptures teach on each point. 2. We compare […]

The Perseverance of the Saints

From the 1689 London Baptist Confession of Faith: Chapter 17: Of The Perseverance of the Saints, Paragraph 2 2. This perseverance of the saints depends not upon their own free will, but upon the immutability of the decree of election, flowing from the free and unchangeable love of God the Father, upon the efficacy of […]

God’s Sovereignty and Our Responsibility | Derek Thomas

from Ligonier Ministries God is sovereign in creation, providence, redemption, and judgment. That is a central assertion of Christian belief and especially in Reformed theology. God is King and Lord of all. To put this another way: nothing happens without God’s willing it to happen, willing it to happen before it happens, and willing it […]

John MacArthur on Charlottesville

The ongoing cultural situations, especially concerning the Confederate statues, are frustrating and we should do what we can to preserve our history. But for us as Christians, let’s not lose our perspective and focus and allow frustration and anger to overtake what our true identity is and what our true mission is. Im speaking to […]