Tagged “Bible”

The Federal Division Part 7

“prophetic rebukes . . . seasoned prophets”

The creed of death

“I believe that true biblical balance in such things is the fruit of wisdom, and that such balance is not usually found in hot-headed young men, who do not know what spirit they are of (Luke 9:55). Consequently, prophetic rebukes should come from seasoned prophets, from men called to the ministry of guarding the Church of God. The work should be done by men of some age and wisdom, and not by novices, firebrands, and zealots.” —Douglas Wilson Continue reading

Monday, February 13, 2017 |

The Federal Division Part 3

“in the middle of a saloon brawl”

brawl

“Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous.” — 1 Timothy 3:3 Continue reading

Friday, February 3, 2017 | 1

Beyond Promises, Beyond Belief

Beyond Belief

Pastor Doug Wilson of Christ Church in Moscow, Idaho, abetted Jamin Wight’s criminal behavior. He approved of the young man’s false oath; he taught him to escape accountability by blame-shifting; and he restored him to ministry in the Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches (CREC) in violation of his written assurance to the local community. Continue reading

Sunday, January 15, 2017 |

“The Bible teaches that every matter is to be established through two or three witnesses. . .”

Another problem of pandemic proportions is the important matter of verifying the truth. The Bible teaches that every matter is to be established through two or three witnesses. A very high standard is set for those who would accuse anyone. But in this brave new world of counseling, no one has to prove anything. Suppose a woman comes in and tells her counselor that she was abused as a child. The first question in a pastor’s mind should be, “Is this true?” In other words, he must make a decision about whether he is teaching a true victim of real abuse (the kind of abuse a policeman could tell you about), or whether he is talking to a liar, or perhaps someone who has spent too much time in the wrong section of a Christian bookstore.
Douglas Wilson