Magazine
Biblical Spirituality
November 2004

The Giver of Life

By R. J. Rushdoony

One of the strange aspects of church history is the relatively minor role given to the doctrine of the Holy Spirit, and the limited theological discussions thereof.

What Part of You Needs God?

By Mark R. Rushdoony

“The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way.”— Samuel Butler

Faith Rests Upon God’s Word

By John Calvin

​This, then, is the true knowledge of Christ, if we receive Him as He is offered by the Father: namely, clothed with His gospel. For just as He has been appointed as the goal of our faith, so we cannot take the right road to Him unless the gospel goes before us. And there, surely, the treasures of grace are…

The Problem with Revivalism

By Roger Schultz

Everyone has a mental image of the revivalist. For most, it is probably an annoying man with a polyester suit, slick hair, an auctioneer’s cadence, and an incessant sales pitch. Christians should long for and pray for genuine Biblical revival, but they should also be highly suspicious of modern revivalism.

By Joe Morecraft, III

Without the Word of God and prayer, Christian reconstruction — rebuilding our society as a Christian society — cannot take place; but with them nothing can stop it, for “the fervent prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much” (Jas. 5:16).

By Jim West

Since we are born into this world as antinomians (people “against God’s law”), we are prone to dismiss obedience to God’s law.

By Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr., Th.D.

Christians recognize the reality of the spirit world. We certainly believe in God “who is a spirit” (Jn. 4:24) and in the Third Person of the Trinity, the “Holy Spirit” (Mt. 28:19). We ourselves are compounds of spirit and body (Gen. 2:7; Jas. 2:26), so that when we die “the dust…

By Buddy Hanson

Pietism is arguably Satan’s most effective weapon as he seeks in vain to delay his defeat.

By Samuel L. Blumenfeld

Bruce Shortt has produced a devastating indictment of our public school system, which he believes is not only destroying the intelligence of our children, but is wreaking havoc with our moral and spiritual future.

By Anthony Rogers

The distinction and distance that exists between God, who is eternal and independent, and man, who is temporal and dependent upon God, obligates man to obey God.