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How Should Christians View Contraception?

May 19, 2011
How Should Christians View Contraception?

Ultimately, all Christian arguments concerning birth control or “family planning” must be based on Scriptural principles. But we find very little explicit teaching about contraception, unlike numerous texts concerning human sexuality and marriage. 1. The Bible is very clear about procreation from the “cultural mandate” in Genesis 1:28: “And God blessed them. And God said […]

The Unfruitful Vineyard in the Hands of an Angry God

May 11, 2011
The Unfruitful Vineyard in the Hands of an Angry God

Jesus told the Pharisees that God will evict the Jews, the old tenants, and bring in new tenants into the vineyard. The Jews perceived what Jesus meant: God will take the kingdom away from the Jews as his chosen people, and his new kingdom will now be expanded to include the Gentile nations.

Gadaffy the New Antichrist?

March 17, 2011
Gadaffy the New Antichrist?

Recent events in the Middle East, however, has some of the most popular “prophets” thinking about Libya’s Moamar Gadaffy as the newest candidate. But what proof do they have? I have the more solid evidence...

The Filipino Christian Voter’s Guide

May 7, 2010
The Filipino Christian Voter’s Guide

"Once we recognize that there is no everlasting rest from violence, oppression, injustice, and immorality through our own political or cultural works, we are free to pursue their amelioration with vigorous gratitude to God for his saving grace in Jesus Christ."--Michael Horton

Israel’s Jubilee Fulfilled in the Philippines!

February 12, 2010

Really? If Moses were alive today, he would have died laughing at the "Intercessors for the Philippines," a group of Filipinos so gullible to the deception of Cindy Jacobs, a well-known false prophet.

A Big Post-Conference Question

February 5, 2010
A Big Post-Conference Question

The Conference on Theology in Manila featuring Dr. Michael Horton enlightened many Filipino believers on what exactly are these Reformed "doctrines of grace," and how these are different from evangelicalism's doctrine of salvation.

The Unshakable Church

January 19, 2010
The Unshakable Church

Scripture Readings: Isaiah 22:15-25; Revelation 3:7-13 A sermon preached on January 17, 2009 at Davao United Covenant Reformed Church on the occasion of their 10th Anniversary To download a printer-friendly PDF version of this sermon, click here. Introduction When Vic Bernales, Pete Dimaya and I considered starting Sunday worship services in the latter part of […]

Conform, Reform, or Leave?

January 13, 2010
Conform, Reform, or Leave?

Dr. Scott Clark has good advice for many of those whom I have recently spoken to regarding the sorry state of their churches or denominations.

White Horse Inn in the Philippines!

January 12, 2010
White Horse Inn in the Philippines!

A dream come true. This is what many Filipino Christians have waited for a long time after they have come to love the White Horse Inn online podcasts, knowing that many of their brethren in the provinces don't have the luxury of the Internet.

The Origins of the Christ-Child

December 18, 2009
The Origins of the Christ-Child

Beneath Matthew’s genealogy is the story of God’s salvation plan through Abraham, David, and Christ. Notice that the record includes not only Jews, but also a few Gentiles, all of them women who had tarnished reputations. But as Paul says, all those who are Christ’s are Abraham’s offspring, heirs according to promise (Gal 3:29).

Reformation Philippines

November 12, 2009
Reformation Philippines

I'm pleased to announce a new website called "Reformation Philippines" at this address: http://reformationph.com This is an offshoot of our desire to set up a new website for the coming 2010 Conference on Theology.

Psalm 46: God is Our Refuge, Strength and Help

September 29, 2009

Tens of thousands of people in the Metro Manila area and several provinces suffered in the onslaught of record rainfall from Storm Ketsana. God has encouraging words for them as well as those of us who were not affected much by the storm. Psalm 46 is one chapter that assures and quiets our souls, especially in times of great distress such as this.

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