On The Catechizing of the Uninstructed (400) – Part 3 – Covenant Theology Edition!

This is the final installment where we see Augustine discussing some things related to what we know today as Covenant Theology. It is an interesting read. As you look through this, ask yourself where and how Augustine might fit in with your tradition's view of Covenant Theology.

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The Laymen’s Cup Interviewed Me About Baptism in the Early Church

On the latest episode of The Laymen's Cup, I joined them to discuss some of my findings from my series here. The podcast episode is here. Or find them in any of your podcast apps! My series can be found here. We discussed the fact, first of all, that immersion was overwhelming practiced. Then we …

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On The Catechizing of the Uninstructed (400) – Part 2

Thanks for reading this latest installment from my current project of reading (and blogging) through Augustine’s works. This book, known as On The Catechizing of the Uninstructed, is one of Augustine's longest early works at around 375 pages and comprised of 33 books. In his introduction, Augustine here states the purpose of this work of …

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On The Catechizing of the Uninstructed (400) – Part 1

Thanks for reading this latest installment from my current project of reading (and blogging) through Augustine’s works. This book, known as On The Catechizing of the Uninstructed, is one of Augustine's longest early works at around 375 pages and comprised of 33 books. In his introduction, Augustine here states the purpose of this work of …

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The remedy to pride according to Augustine.

I love the train of thought that Augustine takes here. Enemy is adverse to love. Pride is the mother of envy. Mankind is swollen with pride. The humble Christ and his divine love is the remedy to our miserable pride! Consequently, inasmuch as there is nothing more adverse to love than envy, and as pride …

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Cyril of Jerusalem (347) on Sola Scripture

John MacArthur defines Sola Scriptura as follows: "The Reformation principle of sola Scriptura has to do with the sufficiency of Scripture as our supreme authority in all spiritual matters. Sola Scripturasimply means that all truth necessary for our salvation and spiritual life is taught either explicitly or implicitly in Scripture." Compare this with what Cyril …

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