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Category Archives: Baptism
The date on this WordPress draft tells me I’ve had this post rattling around in my head for over two years now. The JJS debacle has made me think about it more and finally flesh it out and push the … Continue reading
Since I’ve been really busy lately, I thought I’d take a break from Thesis Thursday. (Even though we’re in the home stretch — just three lectures left!) Everybody knows about Good Friday, the day of the crucifixion, but for a … Continue reading
We have hit an anniversary here at Thesis Thursday. Walther’s 1st lecture was September 12, 1884, and his 32nd lecture was June 19, 1885. Then apparently the seminary took a summer break, because Lecture 33 wasn’t until September 4, 1885, … Continue reading
Heard an intriguing quote from an unlikely source during my commute .mp3 listening. The discussion started in relationship to how “Christmas” seems to get earlier and earlier every year, no longer held back by the buffer of Thanksgiving. I bet … Continue reading
Apropos of some recent discussion of Lutherans and resistible grace, I was listening to the latest episode of Table Talk Radio in the car this morning, and they addressed this topic again. For the fuller discussion, crack open the podcast … Continue reading
[HT Pooka] T. David Gordon is always worth reading, and Pooka sent me an email the other day with a link to his thoughts on Auburn Theology. Note that .doc is lecture notes, not an article, so the prose doesn’t … Continue reading
David Strain at Letters from Mississippi makes some interesting observations about what Reformed Baptists and Federal Visionaries have in common. My question has always been, to the extent that Federal Visionaries are also typically paedocommunionists, and to the extent that … Continue reading
From an article by Pastor Bryan “Theological Bull Rider” Wolfmueller of Table Talk radio entitled “Lutheran Exceptionalism“: Here is a simple question: What do Lutherans believe and confess that no one else does? Lutherans have a unique history, unique texts, … Continue reading
I just read Riddleblog‘s gushing (and informative) plug, and wow, this looks like a great book! At the publisher’s website, you can see the table of contents (two whole chapters on Baptism as Judgment, eh?), and download a 29-page PDF preview. … Continue reading
Recently, OHS Scott Clark posted about the Promise of Baptism. While his distinctions between sign and signified, between baptism and union, are true and helpful, I am reminded how much more helpful Kline’s insights into baptism have been for me. … Continue reading
There is plenty of brouhaha over Mark Dever’s recent 9Marks posting. First a Bird named Mike takes up fish not exactly in the spirit of Icthus. He complains that credo-baptist Dever shouldn’t speak so terribly about paedobaptists like us. … Continue reading
For those of you who have never heard of the Restoration Movement, Check Out This Page for a minute or two. You could also call it the “No Creed but Christ” movement.