This article explains what it means that the Lord Jesus is present in the midst of those gathered as his church. In the explanation, the author includes describing this gathered group as an institution of God's redemptive grace. Also included are the requirements needed to constitute such a gathering and the promises that God gives to his people who are part of such a gathering.
The author attempts to answer the question of the title of this article by dealing with the basis of baptism, and specifically infant baptism, as understood from the Presbyterian view. The main points of the arguments include baptism as established by the Lord Jesus, and its relation to the covenant of circumcision in the Old Testament.
This article offers an explanation of infant baptism.
In this article, the author continues in presenting the historical events that led to the design of the Westminster Confessions. The details in this part of the article cover events from the time the Assembly was convened, on July 1, 1643, to November 25, 1647.
This article offers a theological discussion on the relationship that must be understood in the church between law and grace. In particular, the author seeks to find the proper place of the law of God in the life of the believer. The discussion, therefore, includes an exploration of such phrases as "under law," "under grace," the Mosaic covenant, and holiness.
This article contains a consideration of the two main tasks of the minister of the gospel.
This article considers the reactions of the Lord Jesus to the actions of Peter in Matthew 16:22-23.
Adoption is an act of God’s free grace whereby believers become members of God's family. This article explains how the Bible speaks about the fatherhood of God and looks at both the positive and negative implication of this doctrine, showing that it is impossible to claim the universal fatherhood of God.
To get a grasp on irresistible grace one must understand the nature of sin. Sin is both contradiction of and resistance to God. So irresistible grace means God doing for man what man cannot do for himself. This is what the article explains.
Is 2 Corinthians 6:14 against co-operation of evangelicals and modernists in evangelism? This article shows that evangelism is rooted in theology. Therefore, evangelicals may not co-operate with modernists in promoting the gospel, nor even co-operate in sponsoring an evangelistic undertaking. Why? This article explains.
This article examines the place and role of mutual agreement in the covenant. It argues that the divine covenant should be seen as the sovereign administration of grace and of promise in relation to redemption. To argue this point the article looks at the Noahic covenant, Abrahamic covenant, Mosaic covenant, Davidic covenant, and the covenant in the New Testament.
This article looks at infant baptism. What does it symbolize, and what is the implication of baptizing children in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit?
This article is about the obligation, the sanctity and the observance of the Sabbath.