Tag Archives: David Field

Tracing routes to liberalism

In his letter to Titus, the apostle Paul writes “An elder must hold firmly to the trustworthy message he’s been taught so he can encourage others with sound doctrine.” By sound doctrine Paul means the biblical sort. There are various … Continue reading

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The confessionally Christian state

This is an extract from David Field’s lecture at the Oak Hill School of Theology 2008, A Higher Throne, Evangelicals and Public Theology. In this paper, Samuel Rutherford and the confessionally Christian state, we find good biblical reasons not to … Continue reading

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An example of drifting to liberalism

Yesterday’s blog post outlined a way of checking against a slide from a biblical worldview to a liberal or non-biblical one. To help see how the check works I thought I’d do a worked example. The diagram below shows basic … Continue reading

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Avoid the slide from biblical to liberal theology

Like all other belief systems, reformed, evangelical, scriptural thinking is done within a system of basic tenets. There’s a set of interlinked biblical doctrines and attitudes which underlie it all and these are listed below. About once a year I … Continue reading

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The Poetry of Paradise

I’m back from holiday, refreshed and ready to go again. Organising my diary I’ve found two things that I really want to do are happening at the same time. I want to be at a wedding in Hinckley, Leicestershire, and … Continue reading

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Welcome back David Field

It’s great to see David Field is back blogging with some really helpful and humble reminders of actual and potential sins of blogging and reading blogs.

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