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A Two Kingdoms Primer - Kim Riddlebarger (Dedicated to Reformed Theology and Eschatology) - Resource

* This is just an article to reference to help people understand the Reformed "Two-Kingdom" Theology Doctrine. Good Resource.=======================================A Two Kingdoms Primer…Continue

Started Mar 9, 2013

How to abort Reformed apologetics - (Abortion / Presupp Apologetics) - Joel McDurmon

How to abort Reformed apologeticsIn a recent pair of attacks on the use of Presuppositional Apologetics (PA) in the abortion debate, Pyromanics (brought to you by MacArthur’s own Phil Johnson)…Continue

Started Feb 15, 2013

The Problem of Evil (Part 1 and 2) - Greg Bahnsen

The Problem of Evil (Part 1) By Dr. Greg BahnsenWe want to turn now to examine some of the recurring and most basic kinds of objections which are raised against the Christian faith by those who…Continue

Started Dec 17, 2012

The Resurrection from the Dead - David Curtis
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The Resurrection from the Dead David B. Curtis--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Paul said in Philippians 3 that he had forsaken his own righteousness and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Daniels Jul 12, 2013.

Heaven & Earth and the Law Have Passed Away - David Curtis
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Heaven & Earth and the Law Have Passed AwayMatthew 5:18Delivered 09/29/2002Matthew 5:17-18 (NKJV) "Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason King Dec 10, 2012.

The "About To Be" Resurrection - Acts 24:15 - David Curtis

The "About To Be" Resurrection--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Acts…Continue

Started Jul 2, 2011

The Future of Israel Re-examined - (Romans 11) - James Jordan 1991
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* NOTE BY MB: Though this has some remarks against FP, I think it is a HUGE step towards FP (remember too, this was written in 1991). Basically - take this positive note - Romans 11 has fallen to the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron Simmons Jun 23, 2011.

Eschatological Word Studies - (not sure of author) - (sent to me from a friend)
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Eschatological Word StudiesThree Greek Words For The ReturnLet us be clear in our minds what is meant when we speak of the coming of Christ. As in English so in Greek, a variety of words are used…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Derrell Jun 18, 2011.

The Lasting Effects of Hyper-Creedal Christianity as Produced by Those who "know best," as to what you should and should not believe, and how it is maintained ... (Phew! Long title!) - Dr. Birks
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If you start with a cage containing five monkeys and inside the cage, hang a banana on a string from the top and then you place a set of stairs under the banana, before long a monkey will go to the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by thomas greenlee May 11, 2011.

Evolution & Logical Fallacies (DVD) - Dr. Jason Lisle

E  V  O  L  U  T  I  O  N   & LOGICAL FALLACIES (DVD)Retail $12.99 - Our Price $10.95In this…Continue

Started Mar 21, 2011

“Scripturalism: A Christian Worldview” written by W. Gary Crampton

Dear Friend,We have just posted our latest Trinity Review titled “…Continue

Started Mar 2, 2011

Free Will vs. Free Will? John Hendryx

Free Will vs. Free Will?John Hendryx"free-will is a nonentity, a thing consisting of name alone" - Martin Luther"The will of man without the grace of God is not free at all, but is the permanent…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron Simmons Apr 15, 2011.

The Author of Sin - Vincent Cheung (Supralapsarian position)
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 The Author of Sin - Vincent Cheung (Supralapsarian…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by thomas greenlee Jan 9, 2011.

Celebrating Thanksgiving in America - from Wall Builders

Celebrating Thanksgiving in AmericaThe tradition introduced by European Americans of Thanksgiving as a time to focus on God and His blessings dates back well over four centuries in America. For…Continue

Started Nov 23, 2010

Can we trust the data published in scientific journals? John Byl
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Can we trust the data published in scientific journals? John Byl, Ph.D. (astronomy) Surrey, BC, Canada Professor emeritus Trinity Western University Elder in Canadian Reformed Church         The…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jean-Pierre Sep 23, 2010.

The Edenic Lie and the “Eve Theory of Knowledge” - By Jay Wegter (Presuppositional Apologetics)

 The Edenic Lie and the “Eve Theory of Knowledge” I. The message of the Edenic lie.      A. What kind of lie, if believed about God, would break fellowship with        God, cause unbelief in the…Continue

Started Sep 7, 2010

Consent vs. Compliance - American Vision

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Started Jul 8, 2010

Don K. Preston Receives Honorary Doctorate
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Don K. Preston, president of Preterist Research Institute, recently received one of the highest academic awards that can be given, when he was awarded a Doctor of Divinity degree by Dr. Stan DeKoven,…Continue

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Dave Green found this quote. Very good find Dave Green!



In hermeneutical and exegetical practice “Reformed” folk today have regressed to the security, comfort, complacency, naïveté, false humility, ignorance and laze of the Dark Ages—blindly following their own confessions and catechisms, now ironically immune to further biblical reform, searching…


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Dave Green / Mike Sullivan and I have decided to combine efforts and keep this site going. I have a baby on the way and this will help drive traffic and keep Admins more on top of the site. SGP has been a good location / hub for all Sovereign Grace Preterist believers to network. Details are in the works still, but we are looking forward to working together!



Posted on November 28, 2013 at 11:48am — 5 Comments

Proof that God Exists - Presupp. Apologetics

- God is the necessary precondition for Universal Moral Laws and/or Laws of Logic.

- Men acknowledge that Universal Moral Laws and/or Logic exists.

- Therefore: God exists.

Listen to this guy in regards to Moral Relativism


Refuting Moral Relativism Logically…


Posted on November 21, 2013 at 7:30pm

Moral Relativism Conversation

Posted on November 17, 2013 at 2:09pm

Moral Relativism Refuted

Posted on November 17, 2013 at 2:08pm

Greg Bahnsen's Closing Statement vs. Gordon Stein (atheist) - YOUTUBE

Greg Bahnsen's Closing Statement vs. Gordon Stein (atheist) - YOUTUBE

1985 University of…


Posted on October 19, 2013 at 9:00pm

Relativism - from www.carm.org

Relativism is perhaps the easiest of all positions to refute. When someone states that all truth is relative or that there are no absolute truths, then it is a simple matter of demonstrating the illogic of their position. These short replies to their statements are just what you need.

Following are some statements made by those in relativism. Find one that fits, copy and paste the reply into a window and see what they say.

1. “All truth is relative”

1. If…


Posted on October 19, 2013 at 9:00pm

Dawkins Being Consistent in his Excusing of Pedophilia


Dawkins Being Consistent in his Excusing of Pedophilia

By mbrambila


Richard Dawkins was just being consistent in a recent The Times interview when he excused the sexual molestation of children. So says a Los Angeles filmmaker who has recently clashed with American Atheists, Inc., and Dawkins over his movie “Evolution vs. God.”

According to the…


Posted on September 10, 2013 at 6:00pm

C.S. Lewis Quote

“My argument against God was that the universe seemed so cruel and unjust. But how had I got this idea of just and unjust? A man does not call a line crooked unless he has some idea of a straight line. What was I comparing this universe with when I called it unjust? If the whole show was bad and senseless from A to Z, so to speak, why did I, who was supposed to be part of the show, find myself in such a violent reaction against it?... Of course I could have given up my idea of justice by…


Posted on September 7, 2013 at 6:29pm

Don't Let Them Take Away Your Bible! - The True Hyper-Preterist: David Curtis

Don't Let Them Take Away Your Bible! - The True Hyper-Preterist: David…


Posted on August 2, 2013 at 12:30am — 2 Comments

Sam Frost Backs out of the debate with Don Preston - (Youtube)

Sam Frost Backs out of the debate with Don Preston.…


Posted on July 29, 2013 at 12:30pm

Trayvon and Zimmerman in a nation of laws and leftists, too - Joel McDurmon, Ph.D. (AMERICAN VISION)

Trayvon and Zimmerman in a nation of laws and leftists, too

Joel McDurmon, Ph.D.

The leftist reaction to the Zimmerman verdict has been highly predictable, but equally sickening to watch nonetheless. And they don’t seem to note how much further they incriminate and/or demean their cause the more they speak. Thankfully, some of the most recent expressions are quite transparent in their evil.

The Marxist front for George Soros named Jim Wallis who masquerades…


Posted on July 17, 2013 at 3:30pm

Evangelismhelp.com - Ultimate Proof - Presupp Apologetics

Found this simple site.


Love the short articles. Here is one in particular that sums up the Presupp Apologetics Approach.



What would you say to me if I told you I don’t believe in words? More than likely you would think or say, “Are you kidding me? That is foolish. You don’t believe in…


Posted on June 25, 2013 at 11:23pm

Thanks Everyone!

- Want to thank those that have been active posting videos and blogs.
- I have been a little busy as of late.
- More on that later.
- Chuck and Pastor Curtis - thank you especially for your prayers.
- Thanks again everyone.
- God Bless and have fun at SGP!

Posted on June 25, 2013 at 11:11pm — 1 Comment

Some Good Presupp Apologetic Quotes

Proof That God Exists . org


The atheist can appeal to nothing absolute, nothing objectively true for all people, it is just mere opinion enforced by might. The Christian appeals to a standard outside himself/herself in which truth and qualitative values can be made sense of.- Peter Huff

If there is no God, then all that exists is time and chance acting on…


Posted on June 3, 2013 at 1:51pm

Robert Strimple (Reformed Scholar / former Professor) says Postmill is "skewed" Eschatology




"Robert Strimple is a Reformed scholar and former professor at Westminster Theological Seminary in Escondido, California. He is a strong advocate of amillennialism who…


Posted on March 29, 2013 at 9:56pm — 10 Comments

Confessional Postmillennialism - Andrew Sandlin - (shows Amill and Postmill can not be reconciled)

* In this example we have another Postmill claim that the WCF / Larger Catechism does not allow for Pre and Amill.

Confessional Postmillennialism - Andrew Sandlin


Eschatology, "the study of the last things or of the future generally,"1 is a divisive issue, even-perhaps especially-among conservative Christians. The principal…


Posted on March 29, 2013 at 9:53pm

My Master Plan to Become "Orthodox"

If as a Partial Preterist you can just ignore most of the scripture references in the WCF and still say that you hold to the WCF then why don't we just ignore all of the references, say that we believe in a 3rd Coming and Phyiscal Resurrecion, but that it just is not in the Bible and then we are magically Orthodox.

Or, if we need to give up a verse then give up (for example) John 6 last day or some obscure scripture reference = 3rd…


Posted on March 28, 2013 at 8:01pm — 1 Comment

Postmill "Guest" on Gentry / Demar site says "no room for Amill" per Westminster Larger Catechism

Gentry and Demar's Site - written by "Guest"




"A chief example is the Larger Catechism of the Westminster Confession of Faith, whose postmillennial…


Posted on March 28, 2013 at 7:58pm

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At 4:16pm on October 16, 2014, Joe Perrott said…

RE: "How are you? I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site. contact me through my email: david.hurley27@yahoo.com"

Who is David Hurley? and why is he spamming us with something "very vital"?

At 8:00pm on March 21, 2014, Caleb Veritas said…
Thanks mike. I'm looking forward to learning a lot here about different things. may God bless us as we search the scriptures together.
At 2:22pm on March 17, 2014, Rob Pike said…

Thanks Michael! I am looking forward to the things I am about to (mello) learn! lol!

At 2:14pm on December 18, 2013, Steve said…

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At 11:29am on March 16, 2013, Adam Maarschalk said…

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At 4:09pm on February 8, 2013, Chuck said…

No clouds, white horse, lightning or fanfare, but I have come again in all humility. LoL Thanks for the welcome. In some ways I feel that I've been gone for a lifetime and yet it was only 2 years. More hair has departed and my aging body is beginning to feel the wear and tear of too much youthful pavement pounding, but I'm back to set everyone straight on every issue since I now hold the keys to right thinking. :) Seriously, if anything has taken place, I have been tempered by the toils of life and I have a greater appreciation for the need to make a positive contribution. Mike, you have remained steady over the years and for that I am grateful. Thanks again, brother. Godspeed!

At 4:57pm on November 18, 2011, Paul Hartsock said…

Thanks Michael

At 1:04pm on November 11, 2011, Ricardo Duarte said…

Hey bro'~
I'm back, it seems that something went wrong with my account. Everything is well, The Lord is sooooo good and merciful, I love Him so much day after day, no matter what, whether things are going ok or not, He REIGNS, and that should bring us to our knees in adoration that it's due unto Him.

Blessings to you and your family.

At 2:37pm on September 29, 2011, Steven McInerney said…
Hello, first time back after a long sabatical.

Good post here. When I'm talking to folks who have the eyes to see, I suggest a look from the 'present' view. What happens now when a saint of God dies and goes before the throne of Judgement and Grace. On a personal note what will happen to you after your last breath. Luke 16:19-31 is difficult for futurist, they refuse the light of prederism. It is obvious in the account of the rich man and Lazarus there were at that time two possible places, Hades in torment as for the rich man, waiting the future great white thrown judgement and the bosom of Abraham for Lazarus, allow me the liberty, he was in a paradise waitng the judgement along with Abraham (the first judgement). No man could have entrance into the holiest of holys' on earth except the high priest once a year by the shedding of blood and ceremonial washings and preparations. No man could enter the holy of holies until the blood of Christ covered them from the rightiousness judgement of God. When Christ died the temple cloth was torn in two signifying restored relationship between God and man through Jesus Christ. A Pastor friend of mine (not a prederist) stumbled in a sermon on Matt. 27:51-53. I took him through the Scriptues and showed him what happened. He is still stunned. Jesus Christ now sits at the right hand of God no longer judging the living and the dead (as the Creed says) but the living. Either you stand before God trying to justify yourself or knowing by God's grace you are one of His elect saved by the blood of the Lamb and nothing of yourself. Jesus is your high priest, (Hebrews Chap 9). And you having been given the righiousness of Christ and Christ taken the penalty for your sins God pronounces you holy and blameless. You do not have to wait like Lazarus did, you enter the Kingdom of our Lord and King as a "Son of God". That is what this prederism stuff is all about. If that doesn't make your day---what could. Amen!

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