Ancient World History (Slides)

Ancient World History is a look at history during biblical times through the lens of the Bible. These slides were first presented as part of an Ancient World History class at the Tyndale Theological Seminary and Biblical Institute Learning Center in Parrish, Florida,...

An Appeal to American Voters: On the 2016 Presidential Election

My fellow Americans of every race, religion, and creed, I ask you to consider the weight of the moment, and if I let it pass by in silence, I will consider it an irresponsibility, so I voice a simple appeal here. Lost in the noise of personality-politics that has been...

Three Days That Changed Everything

A man named Jesus hung on a cross. To that point this man had endured the rejection of his people, arrest on false pretenses, an illegal trial in which he was falsely accused, beaten and abused, and ultimately condemned to die because of the spiritual arrogance of his...

Coniah’s Judgment: Did The Grinch Steal Christmas?

In order to fulfill Biblical prophecy, the Messiah had to come from the seed of David. He had to be of the tribe of Judah, in the line of Solomon, yet he could not be of the seed of Coniah, whom (because of a litany of evils) God essentially removed from the royal...

The Hermeneutics of Continuationism, Part 3

More recently, John MacArthur has been a leading advocate for cessationism. MacArthur’s Charismatic Chaos attempts a Biblical response to the charismatic movement, and succeeds more than most. Like Chafer, MacArthur begins his defense of a closed canon by appealing to...

The Hermeneutics of Continuationism, Part 2

Premise 4: An explanation for the soteriological similarities is found centrally in the shared methodology of appealing to TR authorities (as illustrated by MacArthur and Piper).  Self-identified leaky dispensationalist, John MacArthur pursued clarification in the...

The Hermeneutics of Continuationism, Part 1

Presented to the 2013 Council on Dispensational Hermeneutics as “Dispensationalism’s Feet of Iron Mixed With Clay: How We Arrived at an “Open-But-Cautious” View on Non-Cessationism.” ABSTRACT We owe a tremendous debt to many traditional dispensationalists...