The Transcendental Argument Against Dispensationalism: Introduction

Over the course of the next [however long it takes me to do this], I will be posting a series which will seek to show that the Christian believer who holds to a Dispensational hermeneutic is not relying on sola scriptura to interpret the Bible and is instead, just like the Romanist, Muslim, Arminian or Atheist, relying upon tradition and his own autonomy to interpret scripture.

Let me make it clear that I do not believe that our Dispensationalist friends are not brothers or sisters in Christ. Rather, I am writing this because I believe they are in Christ but …

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Sanctify Christ as Lord: Practicing what we Preach

but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence;

For better or for worse the Protestant apologist is committed to the doctrine of Scripture as the infallibly inspired final revelation of God to man. This being the case, he is committed to the defense of Christian theism as a unit. For him theism is not really theism unless it is Christian theism.

In the last few days there has been a theme to …

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"You have deceived me!" – An Examination of Jeremiah 20:7

In using presuppositional argumentation an objection in the form of a question is often raised by unbelievers to the effect of, “How do you know your God is not lying to you?” They will usually refer to the passage in Jeremiah where the prophet writes:

O LORD, you have deceived me, and I was deceived; you are stronger than I, and you have prevailed. I have become a laughingstock all the day; everyone mocks me.

This is an interesting passage, and it presents an apparent problem for the presuppositionalist. However, as we look at the passage, we find that rather …

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In Antithesis, Vol 1, No. 1 is now here!

Included in this issue:

An Introduction, by Chris Bolt
The Doctrine of God in Reformed Apologetics, by Joshua Whipps
Problems with Classic Proofs for the Existence of God, by Chris Bolt
Autonomy is Hard Work: Human Autonomy as a Rejection of Christian Theism, by Ben Woodring
Exposition of Romans 1:16-2:16 – The Knowledge of God, by Joshua Whipps

We hope you enjoy reading it, and are both exhorted and encouraged thereby.

(A big thanks to Brian Knapp for his yeoman’s work in getting this issue out for you all!)…

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