Chris Packnett

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Is temptation sinful?

I’ve been getting a lot of questions from readers about a piece that I co-wrote with Rosaria Butterfield for The Public Discourse titled “<b>Learning to</b> …

Theology

National Day of Prayer at the time of Dunkirk 1940

This extraordinary photograph provides comforting reassurance that even in the most frightening of times there is always hope and help available, …

Westminster Abbey

The 7 worst senior exercises, and what to do instead — SilverSneakers

Every human body ages at its own pace, leaving us with vastly different abilities and limitations. But some exercises are unsafe for almost everyone …

Los Angeles

The Cripplegate

Photo from Alliance for Defending Freedom<p>The Supreme Court’s recent decision in the Masterpiece Cakeshop Case held that a government cannot punish a …

Faith

Bacon Method

Officially Sanctioned Supplies<p>Want to make the Bacon Method even easier? Here are are some of our favorite Bacon Method preparation supplies. Use the …

Cooking

THE RUN-DOWN: Here's What You Need To Know About Trump's Top 5 Possible Nominees

<b>NOTE: This article has been updated for accuracy. Thanks to Ed Whelan for correcting some of the mistakes in the original version.</b><p>According to Fred …

Civil Rights

The Truth about Separating Kids

Some economic migrants are using children as chits, but the problem is fixable — if Congress acts.<p>The latest furor over Trump immigration policy …

Immigration

A 40 Quote Summary of J. Gresham Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism

Not many books can be just as relevant 90 years later as they were the day they were written. <b>Christianity and Liberalism</b> by J. Gresham Machen is just …

Body Cam Video Rebuffs Accusations of Racism

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, Va. – A body cam video rebuffs accusations of racism made by a motorist in Virginia.After an accusation of racism during a Virginia …

Here Are 3 Totally Solid Reasons To Believe Jesus Came Back From The Dead, But I Don’t Believe Them Because I’m Not A Weak-Minded Moron

It’s that time of year again—sheeple everywhere are celebrating the death and resurrection of Jesus. Religious simpletons who choose to regurgitate …

What is a Reflexive Pronoun?

Reflexive pronouns are words ending in -self or -selves that are used when the subject and the object of a sentence are the same…

Aromatherapy: Biblical Path to Healing or Demonic Deception? by Chuck & Julie Cohen | New Thought | Chakra

Image of Syrian boy in desert triggers sympathy – and then a backlash

A heart-rending picture of a four-year-old Syrian boy apparently alone in the desert, separated from his family and clutching a tattered plastic bag of possessions, seemed to epitomise the refugee crisis caused by the civil war.<p>The image went viral after it was tweeted by United Nations staff who …

Creation 101: Radiometric Dating and the Age of the Earth

“Science has proved that the earth is 4.5 billion years old.” We have all heard this claim. We are told that scientists use a technique called</i> …

Jesus in Every Old Testament Passage? – Part 1

realestatetomato.comWhen I was a kid, I greatly looked forward to Easter. But not because I anticipated celebrating the day that my Savior …

Back exercises in 15 minutes a day

Previous Next 1 of 8 Back exercises in 15 minutes a day<p>Do you want to prevent back pain? Try a few basic exercises to stretch and strengthen your …

Health

Piper, "Final Salvation" and Reformed Baptists

Sometimes blogging is idyllic, like drifting down a river on a raft, and sometimes it’s consuming, like the burden to prophecy that the Old Testament …

Resources On The Controversy Over “Final Salvation Through Works”

For the last several years several writers identified with the broader Reformed movement have proposed that Christians are saved initially by grace …

Going Beyond Scripture: Why It’s Time to Say Good-Bye to Priscilla Shirer and Going Beyond Ministries

Regretfully, it is my recommendation that women not follow, support, or receive teaching from Priscilla Shirer or Going Beyond Ministries at this …

The Forest and the Trees: An Aid in OT Interpretation

Last week I wrote an as-condensed-as-possible version of the great story of redemption, tracing God’s gracious promise to provide the seed of the …

11 False Assumptions about Christianity

1. God is a genocidal maniac.<p>The God revealed in the Bible is not reducible to the attributes of love or mercy. God is a righteous, holy, and just …

6 Misconceptions About the New Testament

1. The Gospels give contradictory accounts of Jesus life, death, and resurrection.<p>Ask any detective or journalist and they will tell you that …

22 Spurgeon Quotes for Surviving Life’s Storms

Even Superman had to fly above the clouds to escape the deafening screams of the people.<p>Spurgeon sought his own space, too – his sacred space in …

Jesus

Clashing Theologies over Israel and the Church

I had the opportunity recently to participate in a nearly three hour discussion on the distinctions and similarities between Israel and the …

Part 3

This book, <i>A Tale of Three Kings</i> by Gene Edwards is a classic in the evangelical movement, and its perspective and terms have entered into the …

Replacement Theology: Is it wrong to use the term? (pt.1)

Recently I have been reminded of the Reformed community’s aversion to the label of supercessionism, or worse, replacement theology. In the last …

“A Possible Problem with Your Reasoning”

<i>I am in the middle of several things right now, but I had the idea of rehearsing a recent interchange with some CT’s and adding a few reflections. I</i> …

Forty Reasons for Not Reinterpreting the OT by the NT: The Last Twenty

The First Twenty21. Saying the NT must reinterpret the OT also devalues the OT as its own witness to God and His Plans. For example, if the promises …

Archive: Forty Reasons for Not Reinterpreting the OT by the NT: The First Twenty

<i>I have been made aware that a group of New covenant theologians have discussed some my list of forty arguments for not reading the New Testament back</i> …