1689 Baptist Confession of Faith - Introduction and Resources

The Introduction I am brand new to Historical Christian Confessions. So why Confessional and why the Westminster Confession of Faith before settling on the 1689? To answer that is to give the long answer. I was born into a family with some of the most depraved men you’ll ever met married to some of the most Godly women you have ever met. My grandfather up and left my grandma to be with some other chick in Arizona....

May 25, 2022 · 9 min · Joseph Louthan

1689 Second London Baptist Confession of Faith (With Scripture Proofs)

Adopted by the Ministers and Messengers of the general assembly which met in London in 1689 Chapter 1: Of the Holy Scriptures The Holy Scripture is the only sufficient, certain, and infallible rule of all saving knowledge, faith, and obedience, although the light of nature, and the works of creation and providence do so far manifest the goodness, wisdom, and power of God, as to leave men inexcusable; yet are they not sufficient to give that knowledge of God and his will which is necessary unto salvation....

May 18, 2022 · 125 min · Joseph Louthan

Study: Genesis - A Few Resources

Introduction Why Genesis? The pat answer is that it is beginning of everything that God has done. Everything we read from Exodus on, including and especially in the Gospels, can be traced right back to the first instance in Genesis. The real answer is that this is a sincere challenge and I want to walk through it. Here just the very small list of resources on Genesis that I have found most helpful....

June 1, 2021 · 2 min · Joseph Louthan

Study: Romans - A Few Resources

Updated: January 9, 2022 - Fixed formatting, links, images, and order of preference. -Ed. Here just the very small list of resources on Romans that I have found most helpful. It Goes Without Say The Holy Bible Many times, many teachers, preachers, and small group leaders (myself included) will “cut straight to the chase” and engage the commentary instead of engaging the Word of God. Remember, the commentaries are not without error—they are the observations of the author....

January 7, 2021 · 5 min · Joseph Louthan

Kid Devotions: Luke - A Few Resources

Updated: January 30, 2022 - Fixed formatting, links, images, and order of preference. -Ed. Here just the very small list of resources on Mark that I have found most helpful. It Goes Without Say The Holy Bible Many times, many teachers, preachers, and small group leaders (myself included) will “cut straight to the chase” and engage the commentary instead of engaging the Word of God. Remember, the commentaries are not without error—they are the observations of the author....

November 5, 2019 · 2 min · Joseph Louthan

Home Devotions: Mark - A Few Resources

Updated: January 9, 2022 - Fixed formatting, links, images, and order of preference. -Ed. Here just the very small list of resources on Mark that I have found most helpful. It Goes Without Say Christian Standard Bible Holmon Publishing. 2020. Goodreads Many times, many teachers, preachers, and small group leaders (myself included) will “cut straight to the chase” and engage the commentary instead of engaging the Word of God. Remember, the commentaries are not without error—they are the observations of the author....

July 25, 2012 · 4 min · Joseph Louthan

The Cross: God’s Holiness on Perfect Display

So sin cannot approach God, and God cannot tolerate sin. John Stott, The Cross of Christ We can say ‘holiness of God’ and yet, it is entirely possible we don’t know what that truly means. On earth, we attempt to go through rituals or processes to be holy or appear to be holy. What makes God almighty and power is that he does do things like a human in order to be something, he is or as he would expertly, precisely and simply put it, “I Am”....

December 2, 2011 · 27 min · Joseph Louthan