A Cessationist’s Affirmations

This from an excellent article by Frank Turk of the Pyromaniacs on charismatic excesses. Well worth taking the time to read through and consider. What I like so much about it is that it draws the right balance – it does not deny God’s ability to act in miraculous ways but correctly challenges the claims […]

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Discipleship and the Sermon – great stuff from the Pyros

The always-excellent Pyros have some great material this week on a topic that’s been bouncing around a little in my head. First, Dan Philips on understanding discipleship The Greek word translated disciple is perfectly straightforward and uncontroversial. It is μαθητὴς (mathētēs), and it means “student, pupil, learner.” That’s it. What, you’re waiting for some deeply-spiritual, mystical sense? […]

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The Pyros go hardcore on Genesis 1

  from here        would hope a few things became apparent to all despite the efforts of a few dedicated individuals to cast as much murk on the issue as possible:   The language of Genesis 1 is not problematic. The style is prose, and the words are straightforward. One has the impression of six […]

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