The Confessional Presbyterian 14 (2018)

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2. Editorial
Articles
3. Thomas Dwight Witherspoon (1836–1898)
By Francis R. Beattie
9. Christ. His Constraining Love. A Sermon by T. D. Witherspoon
By Thomas Dwight Witherspoon
17. A Children’s Book about God’s Hesed: T. D. Witherspoon’s Children of the Covenant
By C. N. Willborn
29. The Man in Linen: A New and Old Interpretation of Ezekiel 9–10
By Lane Keister
37. The Patristic Roots of Post-Reformation Views on the Properties of Scripture as Exhibited in the Preaching of John Chrysostom
By David T. King
51. William Ames and the Westminster Assembly
By Allen Stanton
63. Fighting for Phoebe: The Widow-Deacon and the Westminster Assembly’s Concept of an Alms-Based Women’s Ministry
By Nathan Eshelman
73. Alexander Shields, the Revolution Settlement and the Unity of the Visible Church
By Matthew Vogan
115. Desert Rose: Thomas Chalmers’ West Port Experiment (1844–1847)
By Michael J. Ives
126. Wisdom & Folly in Pastoral Ministry: Samuel Miller’s Use of Antithesis in His Published Lectures
By Zachary Groff
139. John DeWitt: New School Presbyterian at an Old School Seminary
By Joshua Brownfield
149. Wartime Sermons: Twelve Pulpit Messages from Georgia Presbyterians During World War II
By Frank J. Smith
177. Changing Direction: Moving Away From Technique-Driven Exegesis
By Benjamin Shaw
183. Shot through with Personality: Establishing Man’s Freedom within the Sovereign Plan of God
By Daniel Ragusa
201. Images of Christ and the Vitals of the Reformed System
By Harrison Perkins
216 Reviews & Responses: 

216 Reviews & Responses: Cornelis Venema, Christ and Covenant Theology: Essays on Election, Republication, and the Covenant (Gabriel N.E. Fluhrer) 216 ■ Jeffrey S. McDonald, John Gerstner and the Renewal of Presbyterian Evangelicalism in Modern America (Benjamin Shaw) 221 ■ Paul C. H. Lim, Mystery Unveiled: The Crisis of the Trinity in Early Modern England (Harrison Perkins) 223 ■ Garnet Howard Milne, Has the Bible Been Kept Pure? The Westminster Confession of Faith and the Providential Preservation of Scripture (Benjamin Shaw) 224 ■ Matthew Knell, Sin, Grace and Free Will: A Historical Survey of Christian Thought, Volume 1: The Apostolic Fathers to Augustine (Mark A. Herzer) 226 ■ Alan D. Strange, The Doctrine of the Spirituality of the Church in the Ecclesiology of Charles Hodge (Jeffrey A. Stivason) 228

231 Psallo: Psalm 128:1–6

234 In Translatiōne: Johannes Hornbeeck (1617–1666), Disputational Piety at Leiden, and a Translation of De desiderio animæ erga Christum

249 Antiquary: A Transcription from Manuscript of a Sermon on Psalm 2:10–12 by George Gillespie

263 Bibliography

279 The Editors

In Brief: Samuel Miller: Prayer Prior to Preaching (138) ■ In Brief: George Gillespie, Psalm 2 and Christ’s Mediatorial Kingdom (262) ■ 

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