Regnum Potentiae



b0VIM 7.4A�gmoeckGregory-Moecks-MacBook-Pro.local~gmoeck/regnumpotentiae/data/posts/gillespie_monuments_of_idolatry.mdU3210#"! Utpad% y ����^ZY� � � � � � y The covering of the idol here spoken of, Caspar Sanctius rightly understands to be that >"Ye shall defile also the covering of thy graven images of silver, and the ornaments of thy molten images of gold: thou shalt cast them away as a menstrous cloth, thou shall say unto it, get thee hence" (Isa. 30:22)1. God's own preceptThe proposition thus explainedAll things and rites which have been notoriously abused to idolatry, if they are not such as either God or nature has made to be of necessary use, should be utterly abolished and purged away from divine worship, in such sort that they may not be accounted nor used by us as sacred things or rites pertaining to the same is confirmed by these five proofs:---tags: Historical Theology, Law, Gillespielink: george_gillespie_monuments_of_idolatry.htmldate: 02-27-2014title: George Gillespie on Monuments of Idolatry---

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The Offering As An Element Of Worship

September 10, 2016

Question: Should the the collection of tithes and offerings be considered a divinely instituted element of corporate worship?

Before taking up the question directly it is first requisite that we determine the scope of that which is to be answered. Specifically it is important to know specifically what is not being disputed. ...

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What would a Reformed Puritanesque Easter look like?

March 22, 2013

Easter Sunday is fast approaching and many churches are preparing themselves for that special day where all will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. Given the resurgent interest in the Puritans within the "New Calvinism" I thought it might be fun to ask ourselves what would a Puritan Easter service look like? In what ways might it be special compared to other services week to week?...

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Biblical Categories of Law

January 1, 2013

Whenever I end up discussing theology with one of my evangelical acquaintances my view of the law almost always seems to bother them. Most references to the law of the Old Testament are met with responses like "we're not under law, but under grace". Further any reference to the historical scholastic distinction of the threefold division of the law is dismissed with a response like "I don't know of any place in scripture where the law is divided into parts like that." As a whole the current generation of evangelicals seem uncomfortable taking our morals from the Old Testament at all....

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