Robert Haldane: Romans

"On 6 February, 1817, Robert Haldane ‘undertook to read and explain’ the Epistle to the Romans to more than twenty students from the school of theology in Geneva. In the hotel room of this visitor at 19 Place Maurice, on the promenade of St. Antoine, the teaching of this Epistle to students who had previously …

Robert W. Godfrey on the Synod of Dort…

"In a profound sense, this synod saved the Reformation for the Reformed churches. While Lutherans would reject several elements of the canons, Calvinists saw clearly that a proper understanding of election was necessary to protect the Reformation’s 'grace alone.' The proper understanding of Christ’s atoning work was necessary to protect the Reformation's 'Christ alone.' A …

Who You Calling Baptist?

  “When the terms ‘Particular’ and ‘General Baptist’ are imposed onto mid-seventeenth-century baptistic separatists, the impression is conveyed, whether intentionally or not, that arguments over soteriology were actively dividing what would have otherwise been a natural union of likeminded Baptists. The ubiquitous application of the ‘General’ and ‘Particular’ labels quite naturally conveys the impression that …