A Brief Review of Strict Baptist Periodicals (UK)

English Strict Baptist Magazines Of Old The following is a work in progress and is sure to have some gaps and errors (especially as it pertains to original publishing dates in light of periodicals with shared names and the length of time that has transpired since the magazines were first released). Lord willing, as time…

Christ: Our Substitute, Life, and Righteousness (part two)

Christ: Our Substitute, Life, and Righteousness Part Two Please click here to refer to Part One (for the fuller context) before starting Part Two XI. Hope deferred maketh the heart sick Consider also Proverbs 13:12 (in light of the above; this time where Hiphil is used in the participle form): “Hope deferred maketh the heart sick <02470> (8688): but…

Christ: Our Substitute and our Righteousness (part one)

Christ: Our Substitute, Life, and Righteousness Part One Lamentation 1:18 The LORD is righteous; for I have rebelled against his commandment: hear, I pray you, all people, and behold my sorrow: my virgins and my young men are gone into captivity. 19 I called for my lovers, [but] they deceived me: my priests and mine elders gave…

New Testament Verses that Pertain to Eternal Vital Union

New Testament Verses that Pertain to Eternal Vital Union Matthew 5:48 Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect. Matthew 25:31 When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory: 32 And…

Word Study – Poieo (Made)

A Study on poieo in relation to how it is used in II Corinthians 5:21 Throughout the New Testament, the word poieo is used of God to describe that which is actually, literally, and truly done, made, wrought, brought forth, worked, and/or performed. This word, to the very best of my understanding, is never used…

Is God The Author Of Sin?

Is God The Author Of Sin? Introduction When discussing matters pertaining to the absolute sovereignty of God, a question that often arises is whether God is the author of sin. We know that God is not the author of confusion (I Corinthians 14:33), but the discussion focuses around whether God, who ordains all things and causes…

Mental Assent Alone Is Not True Faith

Mental Assent Alone Is Not True Faith Curt Wildy In light of the question: Does having a mere “mental assent” to the truths of the Gospel equate to having a true, God-given faith in the Godhead and Christ that the Gospel reveals, it is my belief that “mental assent” alone does not equate to true…

The Lord Our Only Sabbath – Part Two

Genesis 2 A Sabbath for all Mankind? Section II by Curt Wildy What about the establishment of the seven-day week? As mentioned above, some argue that the very existence of a seven-day week evidences the existence of a Sabbath rest. In regards to Genesis 8:10, 12 (“And he stayed yet other seven days; and again…