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Meaning and Application 1: The State of the Question

My history with the question of the relationship between meaning and application began, years ago, when a friend asked my opinion of this statement:

A particular statement may have numerous possible personal applications, but it can have only one correct meaning (R.C.

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Top 5 Blog Posts From August

It always seems to me when a new semester of classes begins, the months roll on by like a kid’s summer break. Time really does fly when you’re having fun. 361 more words


Whole Soul Faith

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.” 155 more words


“Be killing sin, or it will be killing you.” ~ John Owen

Christian Living

Banner eBooks Announced

The Banner of Truth has announced the introduction of ebooks for digital readers! TheĀ first ten volumes have been released, combining a mix of classics with more modern treatments. 158 more words


Making Bricks Without Straw (The Gospel Mystery of Sanctification)

Seeking a pure life without a pure nature is building without a foundation. And there is no seeking a new nature from the law, for it bids us make brick without straw, and says to the cripple, ‘Walk,’ without giving any strength.

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High Schoolers Need the Puritans (And Not Just for Dating Advice)

GCYM Theology Week continues with a guest post from Chris Knox. Chris is the High School Ministry Associate at The Bridge E.V. Free Church in Newbury Park, CA and has previously worked with Faris in pretty much every capacity of youth ministry Faris could get him to do. 1,402 more words