Law and History

The Jewish Encyclopaedia on Judaism

Right before the Second World War (1939-45), Judaistic attitudes were well summarized by the prominent Judaists who then wrote their 1938 Jewish Encyclopaedia.   Thereafter, the Judaistic State of Israel was set up in Palestine in 1948 to perpetuate those attitudes — with the strong support of Judaists elsewhere in general, and in the United States… Read more »

The Influence of Puritan Archbishop Rev. Dr. James Ussher on Church History and the Westminster Confession of Faith

Editor’s Comment: For more than three hundred years, Ussher’s colossal History of the World remained inaccessible to all but the most esoteric of scholars. Vision Forum is pleased to present to our family of friends the first English translation of this work. A hero of biblical chronology and one of the most astute church historians… Read more »

Hosea 6’s Comprehensive Covenant

 GOD’S COVENANT: COSMOS-EMBRACING; DECALOGICAL; IRREVOCABLE The Prophet Hosea (around B.C. 750) made a very important prediction.   That forecast, at its deepest level, apparently refers to the work of the Second Adam Jesus Christ — and to the then-still-to-be-outpoured gift of His Holy Spirit on the New Testament’s first Pentecost Sunday. Here is that divine prognostication…. Read more »

Calvin Versus Idolatry

– 1 – "We know that the Son of God has come, and has given us an understanding so that we may know Him Who is true [viz. God the Father]; and we [Christians] are…in His Son Jesus [viz. the Spirit-anointed] Christ.   This is the true God — and everlasting life!   Little children, guard yourselves… Read more »

Ante-Nicene Trinitarianism

– 1 – DID THE CHURCH GET THE TRINITY FROM PAGANISM AT NICEA IN A.D. 325? It is sometimes suggested by Antitrinitarians that the first Christian Roman Emperor Constantine (r. A.D. 313f), after his "conversion" to Christianity imported his own former tritheistic pagan views into the Church by ordering her in A.D. 325 to incorporate… Read more »

Calvin on Worship

– 1 – Judaists and Muslims claim Moses and the godly before him worshipped a unitarian god. Nevertheless Calvinists, alias consistent believers in the Holy Bible, assert that not just Moses (Exodus 3:2-16 cf. John 5:45f) but all prior Patriarchs also from Adam to Job worshipped only the Triune God . Calvin comments on Genesis… Read more »

The Westminster Confession and Modern Society

1 1  This is a slightly revised form of an address that Dr. Lee delivered to the Faculty and students of Faith Theological Seminary, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, in March of 1968, during a Conference on the Westminster Confession of Faith. 2   When this address was delivered, the author had not that long removed from his… Read more »

Pentecostalism: New Outpouring or Ancient Heresy? – The Pagan Worship of Baal and Dionysus and Modern Pentecostalism

 FOREWORD I first became acquainted with Dr. Francis Nigel Lee in Memphis, Tennessee — when he was the Resident Scholar of Christian Studies Center.   That was in 1974.   I can truthfully say that Dr. Lee has been one of two men that God has used most mightily in my Christian life.   He has probably had… Read more »