Monthly Archives: June 2012

A Catechism of Bible Teaching – Historic Southern Baptist Doctrine

“Brethren, we must preach the doctrines; we must emphasize the doctrines; we must go back to the doctrines. I fear that the new generation does not know the doctrines as our fathers knew them.” — John A. Broadus (Professor of … Continue reading

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A Brief Catechism of Bible Doctrine – Historic Southern Baptist Doctrine

James Petigru Boyce was the founder of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and its first president (for 30 years). He was also the leading founder of the vision for organized theological education within the Southern Baptist Convention. He was president … Continue reading

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Original Sin and Our Current Condition – Historic Southern Baptist Doctrine

John L. Dagg (the first writing Southern Baptist Theologian) in his Manual of Theology tells us exactly what Southern Baptists have historically believed. The Southern Baptist Publication Society (predecessor to the Sunday School Board) in 1857 published his 379-page Manual … Continue reading

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A Defense of Calvinism by Charles Spurgeon

Even though Charles Spurgeon was not a Baptist from the south, he was well respected by Baptists and Non-Baptists alike. His defense of Calvinism is one that stands in contrast to the modern day Baptists who would claim it as … Continue reading

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First official confession of Faith which Southern Baptists endorsed

Today we will look at “The Abstract of Principles” and then tomorrow (Lord willing) we will compare it to the “Statement of the Traditional Southern Baptist Understanding of God’s Plan of Salvation” whose authors have claimed is the “traditional” and … Continue reading

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Fidelity – We owe it to our Heritage as Southern Baptists

Fidelity – We owe it to our Heritage as Southern Baptists This past week we’ve seen a group of Southern Baptist leaders and others express their freedom of religion and speech by putting together a confession of faith they have … Continue reading

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