[A Correspondence between Archippus, a Minister of the Gospel, and Epaphras, a young man who had been one of his hearers.] Letter I [Epaphras to Archippus] My dear Sir, For several years past, you know,
The Scriptures clearly ascribe both repentance and faith wherever they exist to Divine influence.† Whence many have concluded that they cannot be duties required of sinners. If sinners have been required from the pulpit to
Nose-to-Tail Preaching "The growth of consumeristic culture in the West, along with pastoral ambition to appear successful, has applied market pressures to create churches perfectly designed to cater to an audience. Just as the gore
Though faith be a duty, the requirement of it is not to be considered as a mere exercise of authority, but of infinite goodness, binding us to pursue our best interest. If a message of
I have been much edified by some things which appeared in print, respecting the present stale of our country, especially by those which have been directed against what may with propriety be called political self-righteousness.
God Wants You to Call Him “My Father” Here, Ed Welsh notes the uniqueness of praying to God as Father, "There is not one psalm that is addressed to “Father,” “My Father,” or “Our Father.” So
[Written in March, 1808.] The question proposed for discussion is,—Whether the obedience to civil government required in the Scriptures, includes attachment. It certainly does not include attachment to any thing but what is declared to
Beloved Brethren! It is witnessed of David, that he “served the will of God in his generation.” Every generation has its peculiar work. The present age is distinguished, you know, by the progress of infidelity.
Amusing Ourselves to Death: Revisiting the Prophetic Work of Neil Postman Referencing Neil Postman's prophetic work, in this post, Casey Chalk notes, "Thirty-five years ago, New York University professor of communications Neil Postman predicted the
How is it that, in countries where Christianity has made progress, men have almost universally agreed in reckoning a true Christian, and an amiable, open, modest, chaste, conscientious, and benevolent character, as the same thing?