“Doctrinally, Puritanism was a kind of vigorous Calvinism; experientially, it was warm and contagious; evangelistically, it was aggressive, yet tender; ecclesiastically, it was theocentric and worshipful; politically, it aimed to be scriptural, balanced, and bound by conscience before God in the relationships of king, Parliament, and subjects; culturally, it had lasting impact throughout succeeding generations and centuries until today.”
Can a holy God really order random genocide, slavery and rape against whole nations?
So, why are these books included in the teachers’ recommended reading list of a Christian school? What in the world are we teaching our children?
“Millions and millions of people were taught that the … center of the gospel of Jesus, is that God is going to send you to hell unless you believe in Jesus … How could that God ever be good? … And how could that ever be good news?”â€”Megachurch pastor Rob Bell
Today, I picked up from the printer 100 copies of the Westminster Confession of Faith Tagalog-English Diglot Version. Anyone interested in getting a copy may write a comment here or email me at dvopilgrimatgmaildotcom. The cost is 120 pesos, and the proceeds will be used to print more copies.
In his new book “Christless Christianity,” Dr. Michael Horton says, “Jesus has been dressed up as a corporate CEO, life coach, culture-warrior, political revolutionary, philosopher, copilot, cosufferer, moral example, and partner in fulfilling our personal and social dreams,” but rarely as the crucified and resurrected Redeemer of a powerless people dead in sin.