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Key Themes in the Preaching of George Whitefield

By: Allen S. Nelson IV During the Eighteenth Century, Great Britain and her American colonies were sovereignly blessed by the life and ministry of the Calvinist Methodist preacher, George Whitefield.  All orthodox Christians, regardless of their denominational affiliations, would do well to study Whitefield’s life to see his love for Christ and His gospel, his […]

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God’s Glory in Calamity

Today’s post is from Matthew Henry’s commentary on the whole Bible. He offers helpful words on the incident with the blind man in John 9:1-3 and how we should think about providence and calamity. His words are below: “Christ…gives the reason of this poor man’s blindness: “Neither has this man sinned nor his parents, but […]

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A Prayer for one desiring and seeking after the New-Birth

George Whitefield Here is a primary resource from George Whitefield that some of our students were assigned to read during the Spring 2020 Semester BLESSED JESUS, thou hast told us in thy gospel, that unless a man be born again of the Spirit, and his righteousness exceed the outward righteousness of the scribes and pharisees, […]

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Truth, Unity, and Triage: A Book Review of Finding the Right Hills to Die On

Chris Johnson The book Finding the Right Hills to Die on by Gavin Ortlund was provided for free by Crossway to GBTS in an exchange for an honest review. God has placed my family and I upon a path featuring an unusual motley of Christian traditions throughout the years. I was raised an Arminian Baptist, […]

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Making the Gospel Known: Ichabod Spencer

by Dustin Benge Editor’s Note: This post was originally published at in January of 201and is used by permission. As Christians, we have a biblical responsibility to make the gospel known. Christ’s command to his disciples, “Go ye…and make disciples…” (Mt 28:19) was not exclusively for the crowd to whom Jesus was then speaking, […]

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Jesus and Justice: Reflections on George Floyd

by Delano Rolle George Floyd, a 46-year old black man, was arrested on May 25th 2020 for allegedly using a counterfeit $20 bill to purchase cigarettes at a deli. Minutes after his arrest, he was pinned beneath three Minneapolis officers and videos from bystanders and security cameras show a white officer, Derek Chauvin, kneeling on […]

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