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Old Testament
   What the Bible is All About
   Genesis 1-2 - The Kindness of Our Creator
   Genesis 3 - That Old Serpent: A Question of Identity
   Ancient & Biblical Chronology & Genealogies, pt.1
   Ancient & Biblical Chronology & Genealogies, pt.2
   Exodus 3:14 - I AM and the Burning Bush
   1 Chronicles 29:10-14 - Who Owns Greatness?
   Job - Lessons for Those who Suffer
   Psalm 27:4 - What More Could I Ask?
   Psalm 121 - A Psalm of Confidence
   Proverbs Summary
   Proverbs 4:23 - A Healthy Heart
   Proverbs 14:17 - You and Your Temper
   Isaiah 40-66 - The Saving Servant of Jehovah
Ezekiel 38-39 - Who Are the Nations?
Daniel 9:24-27 - Daniel's Seventy Weeks
   Amos 1-2 - The Cause and Consequence of National Decline

New Testament
   Gospels - Jesus With Sinners at the Table
   Matthew 5:17-21 - New Covenant Theology & The Law of Moses
Matthew 22:34-40 - The Priority of Love, part 1
Matthew 22:34-40 - The Priority of Love, part 2
   Mark 2:23-28 - Jesus and the Sabbath
   John 1 - The Uniqueness of John's Gospel
   John 1:1 - Jesus the Divine Word
   John 1:13 - Born to Believe A Study in God's Initiative in Salvation
   John 10 - The Good Shepherd
   The Acts of the Apostles
   Romans 1:18-21 - Some Exegetical Thoughts
   Romans 9-11 - Jews, Gentiles, & the Goal of Redemptive History
   1 Corinthians 1:  Foolishness vs. What?
   1 Corinthians 1:  Knowing Things Wrong
   1 Corinthians 1-2:  Human Ingenuity & Gospel Preaching 1
   1 Corinthians 1-2:  Human Ingenuity & Gospel Preaching 2
   1 Corinthians 1-2:  Christ Crucified - Our Only Theme 1
   1 Corinthians 1-2:  Christ Crucified - Our Only Theme 2
   1 Corinthians 2:1-5 - The Apostolic Model for Christian Ministry
   1 Corinthians 6:9-20 - The Gospel and Moral Laxity
   2 Corinthians 2:14-16 - The Triumph and Sweet Fragrance of the Gospel
   2 Corinthians 4:13 - Believing and Speaking
   2 Corinthians 5:14 - Compelled By Love
   Ephesians 4:1-3 - Promoting Local Church Unity
   1 Thessalonians 5:19 - Quenching the Spirit
   Hebrews 9 - The Heavenly Temple
   Introduction to the Epistle of James
   James 1:13-14 - Did God Make Me Sin?
   1 Peter 3:18-19 - Christ's Message to the Spirits in Prison

Hermeneutics
What the Bible is All About
How to Read the Bible: A Beginner's Guide
Review of John Franke's "Reforming Theology: Toward a Postmodern Reformed Dogmatics"
John Franke on the Meaning and Authority of Scripture
Postmodern Dogmatics
Review of The Law & Its Fulfillment, by Thomas Schreiner
An Explanation of New Covenant Theology
The Continuing Relevance of Divine Law
The Theology of Fulfillment
New Covenant Theology & The Law of Moses: An exegetical & theological analysis of Matthew 5:17-21
Jesus and the Sabbath
Divine Law: A New Covenant Perspective
Typology 1
Typology 2
Typology 3
Typology 4

Bibliology
A First Primer on Divine Revelation
A First Primer on Inerrancy
The Christian Distinctive
The Biblical Canon
How to Read the Bible: A Beginner's Guide
   The Day When Santa Claus Died

Theology Proper
   Exodus 3:14 - I AM and the Burning Bush
Who Owns Greatness?
   How Does God Know the Future?
   Does God Change His Mind?
The Kindness of Our Creator
Fours Aspects of Divine Righteousness
Theistic Evolution: Is it Credible?
Who Knows? You Do! The Existence of God is Evident in Natural Revelation

Christology
The Person of Jesus Christ
Christmas: The Christian Viewpoint
Jesus Before Bethlehem
On the Incarnation of the Word of God - An ancient text by Athanasius
The Christmas Objective

Christmas Studies
Christmas: The Christian Viewpoint
Jesus Before Bethlehem
The Christmas Objective
Where was the Manger Scene?
Mr. Scrooge is Alive & Well!
What About the Christmas Tree?

The Holy Spirit
   Quenching the Spirit
Spiritual Gifts (Twenty Two Chapters)

Humanity and Sin
   Augustine on Sin and Grace

Soteriology
   Miscellaneous
Eternal Life: Then and Now
   Hebrews 9 - The Heavenly Temple
Born to Believe A Study in God's Initiative in Salvation
Fours Aspects of Divine Righteousness
Todd Mangum on Inclusivism: A Review
Evangelicals & Catholics Together?
Of Causes & Cures
To Be Like Him - A Study in Christlikness
The Problem and the Solution

   Calvinism
The Five Points of Calvinism
Why the Tulip?
   A Defense of Calvinism by Charles H. Spurgeon
   Salvation is of the Lord Charles H. Spurgeon
Spurgeon on Free Will

   The Extent of the Atonement
John Owen on the Extent of the Atonement
For Whom Did Christ Die? Charles H. Spurgeon
Justification and the Extent of the Atonement by Charles H. Spurgeon
The Death of Christ: What Did It Accomplish? Charles H. Spurgeon
Whose Sin Laid on Jesus? Charles H. Spurgeon

   Hyper Calvinism
Regeneration: Mediate or Immediate?
Hyper Calvinism and the Free Offer of the Gospel
The Doctrine of Eternal Justification: A Critique

Ecclesiology
   Ordinances
"Baptism Saves"
A Brief Analysis of the Presbyterian / Reformed View of Baptism

Pastoral Theology
The Altar Call: Helpful or Harmful?
Children in the Church
The Apostolic Model for Christian Ministry
Feeding Sheep or Amusing Goats
Worshipful Business Meetings
   Some Musings on Church Squabbles
Feeding Sheep or Amusing Goats (Spurgeon)

Elders
Some Thoughts on the Family Qualifications of Elders
Spiritual Leaders in the Local Church - 11 chapters
The Role, Function and Qualification of Biblical Elders

Miscellaneous
The Fellowship: Life in the Christian Community
Maintaining the Distinctiveness of the Gospel in a Pluralistic Age
   Country Club Christianity

Preaching
Thoughts on Preaching: Collected Quotes
Tips on Preaching: A suggested procedure for preparation for preaching
Preaching Christ
   How to Preach Christ From Every Part of the Bible
   Preaching Jesus All the Time  
   What Makes Preaching?

Eschatology
   The Kingdom, The Millennium, & The Eschaton
The Theology of Fulfillment
Pastoring in Light of Eternity
The Nations of Ezekiel 38-39
Daniel's Seventy Weeks
Preterism & Biblical Prophecy: Is all prophecy fulfilled?
Romans 9-11 - Jews, Gentiles, & the Goal of Redemptive History

Church History
   Imprisoned But Not Silenced
Baptists: Their Historical Relation to the Protestant Reformation

Miscellaneous Contemporary Issues
   The Altar Call - Is it Helpful or Harmful?
   The Cause and Consequence of National Decline
   Christian Liberty and Holiday Traditions
   Counseling and Psycho-Babble by Ed Bulkley
   Evangelicals and Catholics Together?
   The Gospel and Moral Laxity - 1 Corithians 6:9-20
   Homophobia or Holiness? The Bible and Homosexuality
   Miscelleneous Thoughts on the Age of the Earth
   Theistic Evolution - Is It Credible?
   Teaching the Temperments
  
Home and Education
The Goal of Parenting
Children in the Church
Homeschooling - One Family's Assesment
The Advantages of Homeschooling by Frederic Putnam
The Dangers of Public Education by J. Gresham Machen
Nine Assumptions of Modern Schooling by John Taylor Gatto

Biographies of Biblical Characters
Cleopas - Cleopas of Emmaus
David - Reflections on David the King
Paul - Personal Reminisces of the Apostle Paul
Peter - Personal Reminisces of the Apostle Peter

Miscellaneous Biblical Studies
Ancient and Biblical Chronology & Genealogies
God and Prayer, part 1
God and Prayer, part 2
Homophobia or Holiness?
Was the Apostle Peter Ever in Rome?

Personal Matters & Current Events
A Tribute to Dr. S. Lewis Johnson
Some Personal Musings on Christian Service
Reflections on Chic-Fil-A Day
Easy Come, Easy Go!
The Tragedy of the Tolerant Scientist