Archive for the ‘Virginia Huguenot’ Category

400th Anniversary

May 2, 2011

As the Virginia Hugenot reported, May 2, 2011, is the 400th anniversary of the first printing of the King James or “Authorized” Version of the Bible. Whether or not you agree with my assessment that it is still the best widely-available English translation of the Bible or not, this is cause for celebration. Notwithstanding the motives the King who authorized its translation, the King James Version has proved to be a treasure for the last four centuries, and will doubtless continue to be in the next one.

The real Francis Turretin on: Continuing vs. Abrogated Portions of Civil Law

July 10, 2009

One of the areas where I might disagree (with respect to some of the nuances) with the real Francis Turretin, is in his treatment of the Old Testament civil law. Nevertheless, as Andrew Myers has (at Virginia is for Hugenots) kindly provided a quotation from Turretin on this subject (along with other interesting related material), perhaps you’d like to see what he says: (link).

To the glory of our Most High Law-giver!


The real Francis Turretin on: The Tri-Partite Division of the Law

July 3, 2009

At Virginia is for Hugenots, Andrew Meyers has an excellent post on the tri-partite division of the law with explanatory quotations from a variety of authors from Thomas Aquinas (popular with one of my pseudonymous readers) to Francis Turretin. (link)

To the glory of Him who gave good laws to Israel,


Thomas Smythe on Church Harmony

February 5, 2009

The Virginia Huguenot has provided a list of 12 ways to enhance the harmony of one’s church, taken from the great Southern Presbyterian, Thomas Smythe (link). It’s rich in Scriptural truth, and promotes the peace and unity of the body. An excellent preventative medicine for every generation.



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