“Do Not Be Anxious”: A Reflection on Matthew 6:25-34

Just about everything in our lives is being affected by the pandemic - big things like holidays, weddings, etc.; and small and common things like family get-togethers, grocery shopping, etc. It is pretty standard, then, for each of us to be concerned about our own situation as well as for the situations of those around us whom we care about. But when this concern overwhelms us and consumes us, it can become a dangerous sinful spiral which can have a significant negative effect on our spiritual life.

Why I am NOT a Dispensationalist – Conclusion

My purpose in this last blog is to answer a simple question -- what do we do with dispensationalists? Or to put it differently, what do we do with people who disagree with us regarding the end times?

Why I am NOT a Dispensationalist – part 6

In this blog, I would like to explore where we should go once we have rejected dispensationalism. In other words, there is a better way of looking at the things we talked about last time.

Why I am NOT a Dispensationalist – part 5

It is not easy to leave one paradigm for another, so I want to provide some guidelines, some places to start, for those who are thinking outside of their dispensational box for the first time. In further blogs, I will outline how to rebuild those points which this blog encourages to be rethought.

Why I am NOT a Dispensationalist, part 4

In this article, I will show that the dispensationalist view of the restoration of ethnic/national Israel (point 5) is also in error.

Why I am NOT a Dispensationalist, part 3

In my last blog, I outlined why a dispensational hermeneutic is in error. In this article, I will show that the dispensationalist view of Israel and the church (point 2-3, 6) as two separate peoples of God is also in error. As stated before I will be using Christ’s Prophetic Plans as my primary, but … Continue reading Why I am NOT a Dispensationalist, part 3

Why I Am NOT a Dispensationalist, Part 2

In my last blog, I left you hanging. I stated, quite boldly, that I am not a dispensationalist but did not give any reasons as to why. This blog and the next 3 or 4 will outline those reasons. As a covenant theologian and non-dispensationalist, there are a few beliefs that I do not hold … Continue reading Why I Am NOT a Dispensationalist, Part 2

True Calvinism is NOT Hyper-Calvinism

Hyper-Calvinism, is not biblical and is not what true Calvinists actually believe. One author has correctly called Hyper-Calvinism a rationalistic perversion of true Calvinism.

Amazing Grace: Irresistible Grace

The following is part of a series of blogs written for the Covenant Reformed Church website. In the simplest of terms the doctrine of irresistible grace, or better effectual calling, points to the clear biblical reality that Christians cannot take credit for their salvation. Since we are totally depraved and totally unable to come to Christ … Continue reading Amazing Grace: Irresistible Grace