Law and History

Hosea 6’s Comprehensive Covenant

 GOD’S COVENANT: COSMOS-EMBRACING; DECALOGICAL; IRREVOCABLE The Prophet Hosea (around B.C. 750) made a very important prediction.   That forecast, at its deepest level, apparently refers to the work of the Second Adam Jesus Christ — and to the then-still-to-be-outpoured gift of His Holy Spirit on the New Testament’s first Pentecost Sunday. Here is that divine prognostication…. Read more »

Calvin Versus Idolatry

– 1 – "We know that the Son of God has come, and has given us an understanding so that we may know Him Who is true [viz. God the Father]; and we [Christians] are…in His Son Jesus [viz. the Spirit-anointed] Christ.   This is the true God — and everlasting life!   Little children, guard yourselves… Read more »

Ante-Nicene Trinitarianism

– 1 – DID THE CHURCH GET THE TRINITY FROM PAGANISM AT NICEA IN A.D. 325? It is sometimes suggested by Antitrinitarians that the first Christian Roman Emperor Constantine (r. A.D. 313f), after his "conversion" to Christianity imported his own former tritheistic pagan views into the Church by ordering her in A.D. 325 to incorporate… Read more »

Calvin on Worship

– 1 – Judaists and Muslims claim Moses and the godly before him worshipped a unitarian god. Nevertheless Calvinists, alias consistent believers in the Holy Bible, assert that not just Moses (Exodus 3:2-16 cf. John 5:45f) but all prior Patriarchs also from Adam to Job worshipped only the Triune God . Calvin comments on Genesis… Read more »

The Westminster Confession and Modern Society

1 1  This is a slightly revised form of an address that Dr. Lee delivered to the Faculty and students of Faith Theological Seminary, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, in March of 1968, during a Conference on the Westminster Confession of Faith. 2   When this address was delivered, the author had not that long removed from his… Read more »

JeHoVaH, YaHWeh and the Lord-Jesus: A study in the history of doctrine anent God’s name JHVH

– 1 –                                                                                                         Above is a picture of part of a stained-glass window such as is occasionally found in some mediaeval churches.   A friend once asked about the meaning of God’s Older Testament Hebrew name (as in the picture).   Should it be translated as ‘Lord’?   And what is the Hebrew pronunciation of this tetragrammaton [JHVH],… Read more »

Pentecostalism: New Outpouring or Ancient Heresy? – The Pagan Worship of Baal and Dionysus and Modern Pentecostalism

 FOREWORD I first became acquainted with Dr. Francis Nigel Lee in Memphis, Tennessee — when he was the Resident Scholar of Christian Studies Center.   That was in 1974.   I can truthfully say that Dr. Lee has been one of two men that God has used most mightily in my Christian life.   He has probably had… Read more »

The Covenantal Home Life of Reverend Matthew Henry

What is by far the most beloved and widely read Bible Commentary ever published?1 Without doubt, it is that of Rev. Matthew Henry (1662-1714). This has seen many editions and impressions.   As the famous Anglican scholar Rev. William Romaine pointed out at the front of the fifth edition (in his own 1761 Recommendation to the… Read more »

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