Blog Posts by Mark Jones

"A Plea For Realism": Are Presbyterians Christians?

Article by   September 2014
Presbyterian ecclesiology has some advantages. For example, we try to refrain from being sectarian. There is a healthy catholicity to our ecclesiology, which is seen in our communion practice (section 7; see also PCA, BOCO 57-5).In relation to our healthy catholicity,... continue

Knowing Jesus: The Lake or the Drop?

Article by   September 2014
Few people, this side of eternity, can claim to have known Jesus like the Apostle Paul did. Yet, not as a man outside of Christ, but as a man "in Christ," Paul considered everything apart from Christ as "dung" because... continue

Why We Don't Allow Comments

Article by   September 2014
Comments are not allowed here at Reformation21. Why?Well, someone has to be in charge of editing out all of the stupid, vitriolic, inane, off-topic, and poorly worded comments that appear with great regularity on blogs that sometimes discuss controversial issues.... continue

Why We Don't Allow Comments

Article by   September 2014
Comments are not allowed here at Reformation21. Why?Well, someone has to be in charge of editing out all of the stupid, vitriolic, inane, off-topic, and poorly worded comments that appear with great regularity on blogs that sometimes discuss controversial issues.... continue

A "Must-buy" Book & Mask

Article by   September 2014
Today was a special day for me: I crossed the border to pick up my Amazon orders, which included a Nacho Libre mask (for Halloween), and a couple of books. The book that immediately impressed me the most is Chad van... continue

Did Jesus live by faith (in his Covenant of Works)?

Article by   September 2014
"The Just [One] Shall Live by Faith"The top men here at the Alliance are not happy with me. I posted my piece on the covenant of works on a day that does not maximize top viewing. My apologies. It will... continue

The (Gracious?) Covenant of Works (Again)

Article by   September 2014
Sorry, glitch with the first post. Had to republish this again."Virtually all of the Reformed theologians of the era recognized, albeit in varying degrees, that there could be no relationship between God and the finite, mutable creature apart from grace.... continue

The (Gracious?) Covenant of Works (Again)

Article by   September 2014
Sorry, glitch with the first post. Had to republish this again."Virtually all of the Reformed theologians of the era recognized, albeit in varying degrees, that there could be no relationship between God and the finite, mutable creature apart from grace.... continue

I Know Nothing

Article by   September 2014
The Baptists love their water; The Covenanters love their Psalter;But mess with the Klineans, You'll soon be on the altar!The good folk at Ref21 - that is, the top men - were so chuffed with my entrance into this intra-Reformed debate, that... continue

Republication Debates

Article by   September 2014
A regrettable piece was published on the Aquila report concerning the Reformed doctrine of republication. I honestly didn't know whether to laugh or cry. In it the author claims that the views of Meredith G. Kline represent "historic, mainstream Reformed... continue
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