Month: November 2019

Sermon on John 8:12-20 – “The Light of the World is Jesus”

December 1st, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Sermon Text: [Jhn 8:12-20 ESV] 12 Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” 13 So the Pharisees said to him, “You are bearing …

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What is a Reformed Theologian?

Reformed theology has been growing in popularity. More and more churches and pastors are applying the term to themselves. Like Junior says to Pappy, “people like that reform. Maybe we should get us some.” Consequently I’ve noticed that people often come to hear of Reformed theology through some popular preacher or author who has embraced …

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Sermon on John 7:53-8:11 – “The Pericope de Adultera”

November 24, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Sermon Text: [Jhn 7:53 ESV] 53 [[They went each to his own house, [Jhn 8:1-11 ESV] 1 but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him, and he …

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Sermon on John 7:37-52 – “Rivers of Living Water”

November 17, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Sermon Text: [Jhn 7:37-52 ESV] 37 On the last day of the feast, the great day, Jesus stood up and cried out, “If anyone thirsts, let him come to me and drink. 38 Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of …

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Sermon on John 7:25-36 – “From the Father, To the Father”

November 10, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Sermon Text: [Jhn 7:25-36 ESV] 25 Some of the people of Jerusalem therefore said, “Is not this the man whom they seek to kill? 26 And here he is, speaking openly, and they say nothing to him! Can it be that the authorities really …

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Review of Heirs of the Reformation by James E. McGoldrick

Heirs of the Reformation, A Study in Baptist Origins by James McGoldrick, Cape Coral, FL: Founders Press, Original Edition 1994, Reprint Edition 2019, 181 pp. I had been looking for a reasonably priced copy of this book for some years. Before this reprint edition the book was called Baptist Successionism. That version, now twenty-five years …

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Sermon on John 7:10-24 – “Judging Jesus Rightly”

November 3, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Sermon Text: [Jhn 7:10-24 ESV] 10 But after his brothers had gone up to the feast, then he also went up, not publicly but in private. 11 The Jews were looking for him at the feast, and saying, “Where is he?” 12 And there …

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