Myers, R. Andrew


Did John Calvin Author a Hymn?  2009, 5 pages  

It is often claimed that John Calvin wrote a hymn and thus endorsed uninspired hymnody.  This article thoroughly demonstrates that such a claim cannot be historically substantiated. 

The Dutch Further Reformation Against Christmas, 2009, 10 paragraphs, including quotes from the 1574 Synod of Dort,  Willem Teelinck, Jacobus Koelman, and Wilhelmus à Brakel. 

He Made the Stars Also, a collection of photography and poetic quotes about the stars

A Lifetime’s Reading List

Entitled Books for People of the Book, by R. Andrew Myers

Office of Doctor, 2009, 34 paragraphs

This is an anthology of excerpts from 14 reformation era creeds, books of discipline and documents demonstrating that the Office of Doctor was the universal view and practice of the Reformation and post-reformation eras.  Read here to see how these godly divines understood the particulars of the office, including its Biblical warrant and functions.

A Primer on the Establishment Principle, 2009, 8 questions with brief answers

‘Rebellion to Tyrants is Obedience to God’ and the Declaration of Independence, 2009, 19 pages

This is a collection of 27 primary source quotes from history, beginning with Augustine (A.D. 410), tracing influences upon the United State’s Declaration of Independence.

Saying Grace Before Meals, 2009, 16 paragraphs

This introduction to giving thanks before meals gives the Biblical warrant for the practice and shows its moral necessity.  Included are quotes from Herman Witsius, Matthew Henry, Daniel Cawdrey, Lewis Bayly, and John Whitecross.

Theodidactic, meaning, “God-taught”, 4 pages, 13 paragraphs.  

Myers helpfully gives a better paradigm for understanding the purpose and function of the Judicial Laws, from the majority puritan perspective.

The Three-fold Love of God, 2011, 29 paragraphs, being a collection of 9 quotes from historic reformed writers

God has a three fold love: (1) for all his creatures, (2) for all people, and (3) a special love only for his elect.  9 historic reformed writers are quoted to this effect: Turretin, Leigh, Collinges, a Brakel, Jenkyn, Ussher, Gill, Hodge and Berkhof.

When Does the Lord’s Day Begin?  2010, a one page introduction with 33 excerpts from historic, reformed writers

The evening-to-evening pattern has fallen away with Christ’s resurrection, and natural days remain, the Lord’s Day thus beginning at mid-night, which is the start of the morning.