Archive for September, 2012

The Puzzle of Providence

By Franklin L. Kirksey, Pastor, First Baptist Church of Spanish Fort, Alabama, and author of Sound Biblical Preaching: Giving the Bible a Voice. These expositions by Dr. Kirksey are offered to suggest sermon or Bible study ideas for pastors and other church leaders, both from the exposition and from the illustrative material, or simply for […]

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Now Therefore Perform

SBC PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS NOW THEREFORE PERFORM C. C. WARREN 1957 Casper Carl Warren (1896 – 1973) was one of eight children born to his father Richard, a retail grocer and Baptist deacon. He attended Wake Forest College where he graduated in 1917 with the L.L.B. degree and the B.A. degree in 1920. He attended Southern […]

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And That’s When the Fight Started

By Walker Moore Walker Moore is president and founder of Awe Star Ministries, a student, mission-sending ministry. For more info, go to www.awestar.org. ================== A while back, a series of “And that’s when the fight started” jokes made the emails rounds across the Web. Allow me to share a few: My wife walked into the […]

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The Image of God in Man:
A proposed working definition

By Dr. Ronnie Rogers Author of the book, “Reflections of a Disenchanted Calvinist,” Ronnie Rogers is senior pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in Norman, Okla. ==================== I believe the most important conviction that a person can have is his belief about God, and second to that is his supposition about man. These two beliefs influence […]

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“Jesus makes universal invitations in the very same context where He affirms
God’s particular choice of some and rejection of others”

A Review and Critique of Whomever He Wills – Part 2I David L. Allen Matthew Barrett and Thomas Nettles, eds. Whomever He Wills: a Surprising Display of Sovereign Mercy (Cape Coral, FL: Founders Press, 2012), 401 pgs. In an attempt to reconcile definite atonement with a universal gospel offer, Schrock suggests five considerations. First, “Jesus makes […]

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