Radical Reformation: Anabaptists (B. Hubmaier)

‘Balthasar Hubmaier (1480–1528), one of the early German Anabaptists, had an excellent education and received a doctor of theology degree from the University of Ingolstadt, where he studied under Luther’s opponent, John Eck. His pastorate at Waldshut, near… Read More

Radical Reformation: Anabaptists

‘Anabaptists appeared first in Switzerland because of the freedom that existed in that land. Neither feudalism nor the papacy had been able to gain a hold on this land of courageous mercenary soldiers. Zwingli’s insistence on the Bible… Read More

A Few Baptists Everyone Should Know About

Here are some great men of the past: John Dagg (1794-1884) Adoniram Judson (1788-1850) William Carey (1761-1834) Andrew Fuller (1754-1815) John Gill (1697-1771) Benjamin Keach (1640-1704) William Kiffin (c. 1616-1701) Keep reading here (At GSiV see here)

Baptists, Behold Your Reformed Heritage

The First London Baptist Confession of Faith (1646) The Second London Confession (1677/1689) “The 1689 Confession was a Baptist revision of the Savoy Declaration (1658), which itself was a Congregationalist revision of the famous Presbyterian standard the Westminster… Read More

Baptists & Calvinistic Heritage

GSiV, “God and Salvation: The Doctrines of Sovereign Grace” (Đức Chúa Trời Và Sự Cứu Rỗi: Tín Lý Về Ân Điển Quyền Năng) Ernest Reisinger, A Southern Baptist Looks at the Biblical Doctrine of Election T. Kendall, The… Read More


Protestants in general, and Baptists specifically, have embraced the doctrine of election. Listen in English to a sermon originally preached by Charles Spurgeon: http://www.sermonaudio.com/search.asp?currsection=sermonstopic&keyword=charles+spurgeon

Radical Reformation: Three groups

Cuộc Cải Chánh Cấp Tiến: Ba Nhóm 1. Mystics and spiritualists / Những Nhà Thần Bí hay Những Nhà Duy Linh 2. Anabaptists / Phái Anabaptists ·       Biblical / Theo Thánh Kinh o   Conrad Grebel (Swiss Brethren /… Read More

Sanctification according to the Philadelphia Confession 1742

Note how this classic confession gives clarity to the teaching of sanctification: Chương 13 ‘1. Những người đã được ở trong Đấng Christ là những người đã được kêu gọi, đã được tái sinh, đã được có một… Read More

Sanctification according to the BF&M 2000

Here’s how one popular confession defines sanctification:   ‘Sanctification is the experience, beginning in regeneration, by which the believer is set apart to God’s purposes, and is enabled to progress toward moral and spiritual maturity through the presence… Read More

Earning versus effort: grace, justification, and sanctification

As Christians, we know we have responsibilities–love God, love one another, care for widows and orphans, forgive our enemies, share the gospel of Christ, make disciples, etc. But even as we put forth effort in the Christian life… Read More