Category Archives: Against the Church

At font or trump…

It is not the case that we have to choose between cracking open the decrees of God at the font on the one hand, and waiting for the last trump on the other. Doug Wilson, Against the Church, p. 98

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God’s workmanship…

We are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, and this is a description of someone being saved by grace through faith, and not by works. (Eph. 2:8-10) Doug Wilson, Against the Church, p. 85

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Puff…puffee…

When the wrong kind of knowledge puffs up, it accomplishes this by making the puffee think that he is a hotter property than he actually is. Doug Wilson, Against the Church, p. 65

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Scissors and mallet…

Just lay out all the verses, all of them, and throw away your scissors and mallet. Let the Scriptures speak for themselves. Doug Wilson, Against the Church, p.55

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Lines between dots…

Systematic theology is nothing less than remembering what you read in other passages while you are reading this passage. Doug Wilson, Against the Church, p. 53

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Gift or maybe not…

The church has ministers – which was a gift of Jesus Christ Himself from heaven – and the church also has a professional class, which may or may not be a gift from heaven. Doug Wilson, Against the Church, p. … Continue reading

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Changing vessels…

To be changed from one kind of vessel to another requires the efficacious grace of God and, if that regenerating grace is given, it will be the man who repents and cleanses himself. Doug Wilson, Against the Church, p. 56

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