A good post from Purely Presbyterian: Isaac Watt’s “Psalm” Imitations However, I think the term counterfeit is more appropriate. Imitation, especially today, is not regarded as a negative. Those that displace the 150 Psalms with any other song are more guilty than those who pass counterfeit bank notes, and suppress the knowledge of what they… Continue reading Counterfeiting
US Declaration of Independence as the founding document of the United States, explains that “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men … are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness”. Unalienable Rights, means they cannot be taken way under any… Continue reading Unalienable Rights?
Justice Is Not Social
One of the ways that even the most conservative reformed types (NAPARC) like to signal their virtue is to talk about racial reconciliation. These SJWs in Geneva gowns will drone on and on about the need for and the ways and means of said reconciliation and the need for corporate repentance for (past) racism. In… Continue reading Justice Is Not Social
Frame of Praise
One of the major pillars of red-pill is the subject of “frame”, and the red-pill gets it right. The short of it is that in any interpersonal interaction is subject to a frame, the setting of the basis for and the rules (universally unstated) of that interaction and often the larger relationship between the people.… Continue reading Frame of Praise
The Word of God which is contained in the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments is the only rule to direct us how we may glorify and enjoy God. That is Westminster’s shorter statement on Sola Scriptura. It’s the answer to the second question of the Shorter Catechism. What offends people is the word… Continue reading Holidays?
Cause or Effect
In his post on romantic love and marriage Dalrock lays it out right: This isn’t to say that romantic love in marriage is bad. To the contrary, it is truly wonderful! But it isn’t sanctifying. It is marriage that sanctifies romantic love and sex, but in our modern rebellion we have twisted this around and… Continue reading Cause or Effect
Rebuilding the Tower
A long time ago in the history of the world, although not that long after God had judged the world that was with a great global flood the men of the day determined to have a single world government. Despite the fact that God had commanded for people to spread out and fill the earth… Continue reading Rebuilding the Tower
Good News in the Context of Bad News
The wages of sin is death. There it is plain and simple. Truth. The wages of sin is death, including all the miseries experienced along the way. There is no escape. There is a cup full of God’s wrath,and he pours it forth and sinners drain it to the dregs[Psalm 75:8]. Every bad thing that… Continue reading Good News in the Context of Bad News