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Loraine Boettner

What is the Gospel?

Loraine BoettnerThe Gospel is the good news about the great salvation purchased by Jesus Christ, by which He reconciled sinful men to a holy God. The purpose of this booklet is to set forth, in plain language and in terms easily understood, the basic differences between the Calvinistic (Reformed) and Arminian under... Read More
Marvin Cowan


"We believe in the same organization that existed in the Primitive Church, namely apostles, prophets, pastors, teachers, evangelists, etc." 6th Article of Faith by Joseph Smith The above statement has led many people to conclude that Mormonism is based upon the teachings of the Bible. However, a car... Read More
Precept Austin Commentary

Jude 1:17

Precept Austin CommentaryJude 1:17 But you, beloved, ought to remember the words that were spoken beforehand by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ,: humeis de agapetoi mnesthete (2PAPM) ton rhematon ton proeiremenon (RPPNPN) hupo ton apostolon tou kuriou hemon Iesou Christou remember = Mal 4:4; Acts 20:35; Ep 2:20; 4:11;... Read More
Precept Austin Commentary

Jude 1:25

Precept Austin CommentaryJude 1:25 to the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion and authority, before all time and now and forever. Amen: mono theo soteri hemon dia Iesou Christou tou kuriou hemon doxa megalosune kratos kai exousia pro pantos tou aionos kai nun kai eis pantas tous a... Read More
Precept Austin Commentary

Jude 1:4

Precept Austin CommentaryJude 1:4 For certain persons have crept in unnoticed, those who were long beforehand marked out for this condemnation, ungodly persons who turn the grace of our God into licentiousness and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ: pareisedusan (3PAAI) gar tines anthropoi hoi palai progegrammenoi ... Read More
Precept Austin Commentary

Jude 1:7

Precept Austin CommentaryJude 1:7 just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities around them, since they in the same way as these indulged in gross immorality and went after strange flesh, are exhibited as an example in undergoing the punishment of eternal fire: hos Sodoma kai Gomorrha kai ai peri autas poleis ton homoion tropon... Read More
R.L. Dabney

Arminian Theory of Redemption

The subjects which are now brought under discussion introduce us to the very center of the points which are debated between us and Arminians. I propose, therefore, for their further illustration, and because no better occasion offers, to consider here their scheme. Sources of the Arminian Theology T... Read More
Ralph Erskine

God's Great Name, the Ground and Reason of Saving Great Sinners

Ralph Erskine[This sermon was preached at Carnock, July 18th, 1730, before the administration of the sacrament of the Lord's Supper.] "Nevertheless, he saved them for his name's sake."—Psalm 106:8. My friends, the sacramental cup that some of you have in view, is a cup of salvation; and those that adventure to t... Read More
Samuel Davies

Jesus Christ, the Only Foundation

Samuel DaviesJesus Christ, the Only Foundation Samuel Davies, February 13, 1757 (Editor's note: This sermon starts a bit slow, as Davies explains the context; but do not despair, as it is one of the most insightful and powerful sermons that we have read.) "Therefore thus says the Lord God: Behold! I lay in Zion ... Read More
Samuel Davies

Life's Shortness and Vanity

Samuel DaviesIndifference to the Things of this Present Life —Urged from Life's Shortness and Vanity A funeral sermon by Samuel Davies (1724–1761) "What I mean, brothers, is that the time is short. From now on, those who have wives—should live as if they had none; those who mourn—as if they did not; those who re... Read More

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