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Scripture Memorization

by T. Caleb Dye In Psalm 119:15-16, the psalmist says, “I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways.  I will delight in your statutes; I will not forget your words.”  This past spring, I finished reading through the Bible for the fourth time, and although I am continuing to read through the Bible, I decided that I wanted to do something different to help me get deeper into God’s Word.  I thought about reading a few different commentaries, but after discussing with some friends I decided that Scripture memorization would be something that would not […]

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So You’re a Baptist; But Are You Also a Methodist?

The Church of England in the 18th century had lost much of the spiritual vitality it had possessed in the 16th & 17th centuries. The Puritans had been expelled from the Church in 1662 due to the Act of Uniformity issued by Charles II, and many of the spiritually devote High Churchmen had been forced out in 1688 for refusing to swear allegiance to William and Mary. The resultant state of the church was anything worthy of spiritual commendation. Rationalism, deism, heresy, and skepticism characterized many of the clergyman who remained in the National Church. Certainly those who doubted the […]

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