Blog Posts by Jeremy Walker

Breaking news: Church of England rejects women bishops

Article by   November 2012
Despite an overwhelming vote in favour of women bishops (including the required two thirds majority among the bishops and the clergy by a substantial margin), the General Synods fails to pass the motion, it not reaching the necessary two thirds... continue

"The act of a dying church"

Article by   November 2012
As the General Synod of the Church of England waxes lyrical about the issue of women bishops, with the evangelical cause somewhat compromised by a necessary co-belligerence with Rome and fatally undermined by the fact that the Archbish-elect is described... continue

Precious Puritans

Article by   November 2012
In recent days a slur's been cast on certain giants of the past,Who did - so goes the painful claim, despite their other rightful fameAs men of penetrating sight who sought to know and do what's right -See nothing wrong... continue

Review: "Peter: Eyewitness of His Majesty"

Article by   November 2012
Peter: Eyewitness of His MajestyEdward DonnellyBanner of Truth, 1998, 160pp., paperback, £6.50ISBN 0-85151-744-7We might imagine that we know Simon Peter. His character seems to lie splayed on the pages of the New Testament. Yet, at the same time, we may... continue

Review: "Pillars of Grace"

Article by   November 2012
A Long Line of Godly Men (Volume 2, AD100 - 1564): Pillars of GraceSteven J. LawsonReformation Trust, 2011, 543pp., hardback, $28.00ISBN 978-1-56769-211-2Volume One (Foundations) in this series concentrated on the doctrines of sovereign grace as displayed through the entirety of... continue

A few brief thoughts on being Baptist

Article by   November 2012
A few things:First, on the basis of the post on paedobaptism and Presbyterianism, Paul Levy should undertake to leave any future instruction of his interns in grammar, spelling, and the like, to others. A failure to do this will evidently... continue

Concerning plainness in preaching

Article by   November 2012
Although some of the phrasing is a little dusty, and the period needs to be borne in mind, there is some sound advice here about the pursuit of plainness in preaching from William Plumer:The Word of God must be preached... continue

The free offer of the gospel

Article by   November 2012
Not long ago, I received a very generous offer. One of the current glitterati of the evangelical scene was going to be preaching, and I was invited to go along and hear him speak . . . in person .... continue

"I wander often from the way"

Article by   October 2012
8 8 6. D (Tresalem)I wander often from the way,And sin afflicts me every day:Oh, when shall I be pure?Christ leads me to the path again,And washes me from every stain,A cleansing full and sure.I hear the world's enticing voice,That... continue

Review: "The Intolerance of Tolerance"

Article by   October 2012
The Intolerance of ToleranceD. A. CarsonIVP, 2012, 200pp., paperback, £12.99 (UK) / Eerdmans, 2012, 196pp, hardback, $24 (US)ISBN 9781844744053 / 9780802831705The central premise of this book is that a true and proper tolerance defends both the right of others to... continue
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