Post Debate Sermons at PRBC

Well, I was scheduled to preach this Sunday anyway, and since I had prepared for the two RevelationTV debates, I figured it would be wise to stay with what is fresh upon your mind (and in your preparation).  Besides, I didn’t exactly get to express myself as fully as I would like, of course, in the brief time allotted to …

Faith and Regeneration

Charles Spurgeon preaching on 1 John 5:1 makes the point that men believe, not of their own power, but as a result of the work of regeneration in the hearts of men: We must now pass on to show that WHEREVER IT EXISTS IT IS THE PROOF OF REGENERATION. There never was a grain of such faith as this in …

Reformed and Reforming: Who is “Truly Reformed”? Part III

I continue and hopefully conclude my discussion on the meaning of Reformed by providing a response to comments made in the comments box of this website. Adam Kaloostian says: November 2, 2011 at 5:23 pm 1- “do you consider Baptists of any type to be your fellow believers and co-laborers in the gospel?” Anyone who is made alive by the …

Reformed, Reforming: Who is “Truly Reformed”? Part II

As we will see, the fundamental argument of our URC pastor brethren is that I am not a part of the true church. Though my church, the Phoenix Reformed Baptist Church, is an organized, confessional, Bible preaching, ordinance practicing, disciplining church, that evidently is not enough. The irony, as we shall see, is that churches are accepted as true churches …