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Robert Jefferson Breckinridge

Robert Jefferson Breckinridge (1800—1871)

If you compare the portrait of Robert Breckinridge to one of B. B. Warfield you can see that some of the “Breckinridge” physical characteristics made their way down two generations to Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield. Particularly, the nose, hairline, even the eyes show similarities, though the eyes of Robert Jefferson look like he is not particularly […]

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Nick Batzig on Jonathan Edwards’ Preaching Christ in the Song of Songs

Reformed Forum contributor Nick Batzig speaks about Jonathan Edwards: “Preaching Christ in the Song of Songs.” This talk was given at the 2014 Jonathan Edwards for the Church conference. http://www.edwardsconference.org/media

John Breckinridge

John Breckinridge (1797—1841)

Dr. Samuel Miller’s eldest daughter, Margaret, made the acquaintance of John Breckinridge during his student years in the village of Princeton and they were married in January 1823. They enjoyed a happy marriage and were blessed with six children, three of which grew to maturity. John’s marriage to the daughter of a Princeton educator was […]

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Biblical Theology: Old and New Testaments

Publisher’s Description The aim of this book is no less than to provide an account of the unfolding of the mind of God in history, through the successive agents of his special revelation. Vos handles this under three main divisions: the Mosaic epoch of revelation, the prophetic epoch of revelation, and the New Testament. Such […]

Confessing the Faith

Confessing the Faith: A Reader’s Guide

Publisher’s Description In Confessing the Faith, Chad Van Dixhoorn offers a fresh look at a classic statement of the Reformed faith. The Westminster Confession of Faith finds itself in the first rank of great Christian creeds. Presbyterian and Reformed churches employ its doctrine for instruction; others acknowledge few texts to be so useful in the Christian’s […]

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William Schweitzer on Edwards on Faithful Ministers as Conduits of the Means of Grace

Dr. William Schweitzer speaks about Jonathan Edwards: “Faithful Ministers are Conduits of the Means of Grace.” This talk was given at the 2014 “Jonathan Edwards for the Church Conference.” http://www.edwardsconference.org/media

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George Dodd Armstrong (1813-1899)

In 1855, the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth, Virginia, suffered a yellow fever epidemic resulting in the deaths of over 3,000 individuals. The fever was not an unusual occurrence in cities along or near the eastern American coast. Rev. George D. Armstrong, who at the time of the epidemic had been the minister of the […]

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Doug Sweeney on Edwards on the Divinity, Necessity, and Power of the Word

Dr. Douglas Sweeney speaks about Jonathan Edwards on the Divinity, Necessity, and Power of the Word of God in the World, from the 2014 “Jonathan Edwards for the Church Conference.” http://www.edwardsconference.org/media

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Confessing the Faith

Dr. Chad B. Van Dixhoorn visits Christ the Center to speak about his forthcoming book, Confessing the Faith: A Reader’s Guide to the Westminster Confession (Banner of Truth Trust, 2014). The book is a thorough help for understanding the Westminster Confession, useful for pastors and for Christians seeking to deepen their knowledge of Reformed doctrine. Today, […]

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Rev. Robert H. Reid (1821-1907)

Robert Harden Reid was born July 17, 1821 near Moffattsville, Anderson County, South Carolina.  His father was Andrew Reid, an elder for nearly fifty years in the Good Hope Presbyterian Church; his mother’s family name is Hamilton, but the sources consulted did not provide her given name.  As Robert matured, he received his education locally […]