Category Archives: Baptists

John Piper transcends Baptists’ Dualism in What Happens at the Lord’s Table

Traditionally, Baptists tend to be memorialist when it comes to what happens in the partaking of the Lord’s Supper, despite the rich understanding of the Lord’s Supper in the Second London Baptist Confession of 1689 (Reformed Baptists, at least). However, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Understanding Baptism by Bobby Jamieson

Product Details Series: Church Basics Paperback: 80 pages Publisher: B&H Books (January 15, 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: 1433688875 ISBN-13: 978-1433688874 Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.2 x 7 inches B&H Publishing Group sent me a review copy of Understanding Baptism by … Continue reading

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Are the Sacraments really Means of Grace?

Q. 162. What is a sacrament? A. A sacrament is an holy ordinance instituted by Christ in his church, to signify, seal, and exhibit unto those that are within the covenant of grace, the benefits of his mediation; to strengthen … Continue reading

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From Circumcision to Christ to Baptism

Physical circumcision was always pointing to Christ and the circumcision he administers, by the Spirit. When God called and made his covenant with Abraham–to be his God and the God of his descendants after him–God commanded circumcision as the sign of … Continue reading

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Christ is the Hermeneutical Key

Perhaps to some this goes without saying, but I’m confident that most Bible readers don’t get this: they may have heard it, read it, or even preached it, but until it sinks in, really sinks in–this fact of Christ as … Continue reading

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