Biblical Counseling Series: The Reformed (Covenant) Approach Vs. The Dispensational Approach (Part Two)

In the last article, we examined the Reformed and Dispensational approaches to counseling. I noted although there were some similarities between the two theological systems, and there were also vast differences.The Reformed counselor observes problems, and solutions,...

Quick History of the Jewish Rulers During the New Testament Era

Jewish Rulers During the New Testament Era Herod the Great The Romans allowed natives of Palestine to rule under their authority. One of the most significant of these Jewish rulers was Herod the Great.[1] He was required to gain control of Palestine by force. With the...

Biblical Counseling Series: The Reformed (Covenant) Approach vs. The Dispensational Approach (Part One)

Dr. Luther Smith - www.theurbantheologiansite.wordpress.com/ During my time, counseling from a Biblical worldview, I have heard many people say something similar to this statement: "As long as a counselor is a Christian, and is using the word of God, what difference...

God’s Purpose for One Man’s Blindness

by Cory Marsh – An Exegetical Case Study in John 9 Concerning God’s use of Physical Handicaps   Introduction When it comes to theological interrogations, Jesus will not backed in a corner. This is true whether the questioners are antagonists (Matt 22:23-40), or...

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The Temples of the Bible, Part 2

by Andy Woods – I recently returned from a trip to Israel. While there I enjoyed an extensive tour of the Temple Mount with Dr. Randall Price and World of the Bible Ministries. Thus, I have been thinking quite a bit lately about the biblical temples. It seems to me...

Biblically Defending Biblical Inerrancy

by Gilles Despin An old thesis written in 1868 in Strasbourg, France, presents some principles in Bible translation. While criticizing a few very literal versions (like those of Lausanne and Darby), the author declared that the versions had been done according to the...

The Sufficiency of Scripture: Is God’s Word Enough, Part 5

by Steve Spurlin Modern Day Attacks Against the Sufficiency of Scripture Fast forward a few years and we find we are fighting the same battle. Let us once again set the stage in preparation to examine the current state of affairs in the battle over the sufficiency of...

Introduction to Dispensational Distinctives in Theology

by Nicholas Kroncke “Hi, Brother Johnny. Can I ask you a question? I know that you’re in seminary so I hope you’ll be able to answer my question.” “Sure thing, Brother Luke. What’s on your mind?” “Well I was watching a YouTube video one of my Facebook friends posted...

The Temples of the Bible, Part 1

by Andy Woods – I have just returned from a trip to Israel. While there I enjoyed an extensive tour of the Temple Mount with Dr. Randall Price and World of the Bible Ministries. Thus, I have been thinking quite a bit lately about the biblical temples. It seems to me...

Covenants: Clarity, Ambiguity, and Faith

by Paul Henebury – Why Make a Covenant? In Genesis 21 is an episode where a Philistine leader, Abimelech, comes to Abraham and wants him to “swear… that you will not deal falsely with me, with my offspring, or with my posterity…” (21:23).  Abraham consented, but there...

The Sufficiency of Scripture: Is God’s Word Enough? Part 4

by Steve Spurlin – To all who have read these recent posts I will remind that the documentation of quotes has been lost.  Therefore, many of the quotes are not properly attributed to those who made them. I recently began a series of articles dealing with the...