Author: Seth

  • Romans 8:1-2: How Christ Rescues Us From Condemnation

    Romans 8:1-2: How Christ Rescues Us From Condemnation

    Sermon Audio: Romans 8:1-2 is one of the most powerful and reassuring summaries of the Gospel in the whole Bible. By examining these two verses, we can find immense encouragement about some of the astounding things Christ has done and is doing for His people who have put their faith and trust in Him. How…

  • Resources for Credobaptism (Believer’s Baptism)

    Resources for Credobaptism (Believer’s Baptism)

    Large works Free Paid Short works My writings Early Church resources for research only (These sources don’t necessarily support or deny credobaptism)

  • Why I Am A Baptist

    Why I Am A Baptist

    In recent years there has been a hesitancy with regard to having “Baptist” in the name of a church or to even label oneself as such. I deeply resonate with folks who feel this way. By the time I graduated from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS), I was very discouraged by some of what…

  • The Sufficiency Of Scripture

    Before the end of the first century, several of the early churches were already falling into serious biblical error. The age of the apostles had not yet ended. In fact, John the apostle was still alive. One of those errors was the teaching of antinomianism, which teaches the freedom to sin. Several churches were dealing…

  • List of early church primary sources on baptism for research

  • If God is For Us, Who Can Be Against Us? An Exegesis of Romans 8:31-39

    Romans 8:31-39 is a passage that bears the very lifeblood of the gospel. It is about the reality of God’s love for us, which He has been able to show through the giving of His only Son. It is an intimate articulation of election and an emotional exposition of the astounding truth of the believer’s…

  • Biblical review of the office of elder/pastor and its requirements

    The following is a bulleted word study of the most prominent passages which address the requirements for the office of elder. This section is not exhaustive by any means but seeks to be comprehensive enough as to get a good sense of the high calling of eldership. Some applications have also been added in effort…

  • Who the Christian is in Christ

    In Christ by His mercy and grace…. …I am accepted: I am God’s child (John 1:12) I am Christ’s friend (John 15:15) I have been justified (Romans 5:1) I am united with the Lord and one with Him in spirit (1 Corinthians 6:17) I have been bought with a price—I belong to God (1 Corinthians…

  • Historical and Biblical Evidence for Elder Led Congregationalism

    Historical evidence Historical evidence carries absolutely no weight unless Scripture confirms it. That said, however, it is wise to consider those who have traveled the path before us to see if we might profit from their experiences and insight, as recommended by Proverbs 24:6, “in abundance of counselors there is victory.” Working from present-day to…

  • New Covenant Theology Introduction

    In summary, New Covenant Theology (NCT) teaches that the Mosaic Law Covenant is obsolete, taking the full force of Hebrews 8:13 where it says, “In speaking of a new covenant, he makes the first one obsolete.” NCT states that Christians are now under a better covenant, the New Covenant in Christ’s blood and under the…