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Why Every Self-Respecting Reformed Christian Must be a Tuliper…

January 13, 2012
Why Every Self-Respecting Reformed Christian Must be a Tuliper…

"How many points?" Surely there are more than five. And when that larger number of points taught by the Reformed confessions is not respected, the famous five are jeopardized, indeed, dissolved —and the ongoing spiritual health of the church is placed at risk.

Why John MacArthur’s Credobaptism is “Devilish” Part Six

November 24, 2011
Why John MacArthur’s Credobaptism is “Devilish” Part Six

In Mark 7:2-5, the Pharisees are said to practice ceremonial washing of the hands before eating, and "many other traditions that they observe, such as the washing (baptismos) of cups and pots and copper vessels and dining couches." Immersing dining couches?

Why John MacArthur’s Credobaptism is “Devilish” Part Four

November 16, 2011
Why John MacArthur’s Credobaptism is “Devilish” Part Four

Our children are not pagans—"aliens and strangers to the covenants of promise"—but are truly "fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God."

Why John MacArthur’s Credobaptism is “Devilish” Part Three

November 2, 2011
Why John MacArthur’s Credobaptism is “Devilish” Part Three

With this principle of "covenant solidarity," it would have been unthinkable for Jews who became Christians to exclude their wives and children from the covenant household.

Why John MacArthur’s Credobaptism is “Devilish” — Part Two

October 27, 2011
Why John MacArthur’s Credobaptism is “Devilish” — Part Two

1 Corinthians10:1-2 says the Israelites were baptized in the Red Sea. If as he says, baptism is immersion, then all Israel were immersed! So the Exodus story, according to JMac, is turned on its head: Israelites, not the Egyptians, were immersed and drowned in the sea!

Why John MacArthur’s Credobaptism is “Devilish”–Part One

October 26, 2011
Why John MacArthur’s Credobaptism is “Devilish”–Part One

"This devilish conduct of infant Baptism has survived through two thousand years of church life from very early on, the third century, embedded in the fourth and still here. We could only ask, Lord, that the Reformation would be a complete Reformation."

Reformed: More Than the 5 Points of Jesus and the Apostles

January 31, 2011
Reformed: More Than the 5 Points of Jesus and the Apostles

There are, therefore, more than five points and ... there cannot be such a thing as a "five-point Calvinist" or "five-point Reformed Christian" who owns just those five articles taken from the Canons of Dort and who refuses to accept the other "points" made by genuinely Reformed theology.

Is it Biblical for a lifeguard to perform a baptism?

May 11, 2010
Is it Biblical for a lifeguard to perform a baptism?

In the secular world, accountants, auto mechanics, doctors, engineers, electricians, lawyers, plumbers, train operators, etc., can only practice their profession if they have a license. But if evangelicals would not trust a doctor to build their houses or an auto mechanic to do a root canal, why do they put a biblically-illiterate Tommy Lee in charge of their souls?

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.

Interested in Tagalog-English Westminster CoF?

September 4, 2009
Interested in Tagalog-English Westminster CoF?

The first 100 copies of the Tagalog-English Westminster Confession of Faith are gone. I want to get an idea how many would I print this time, so please let me know if you're interested in getting one or more copies.

UPDATED: No Divorce: Only in the Philippines…

July 17, 2009
UPDATED: No Divorce: Only in the Philippines…

Not exactly. Actually, the Philippines is one of only two countries in the world that I know of where divorce is not legalized, the other of course being Vatican City. And in spite of its evil and tendency to be abused, I believe it's time to legalize divorce in the Philippines...

Tagalog-English Westminster Shorter Catechism

May 28, 2009

After I completed the printing of the Tagalog-English Westminster Confession of Faith, some people asked me if the Shorter Catechism has a Tagalog translation.

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