David Silversides



The Development of the Scottish Psalter  2002  43 paragraphs

The Biblical obligation to sing the Psalms is clear.  The question arises then, is the ‘Scottish Psalter’ of 1650 a sufficiently careful and accurate translation for this purpose?  

The Free Offer Of The Gospel: Is It Biblical And Reformed?  no date, 15 paragraphs

Is Head Covering Biblical?  no date, 71 paragraphs

This paper is very valuable, in addition to its Biblical arguments, for its analysis of Calvin’s pro-head-covering position and the position of the Westminster Assembly, and for its numerous quotes on the subject from the reformers, puritans, Scots and other writers through church history. 

This paper was primarily intended as a refutation of the position paper of the Still Waters Revival, in their reversal on the head coverings issue 

The Meaning of Matt 23:17, 2005, 9 paragraphs, from Siversides’ book The Free Offer: Biblical and Reformed, p. 50-52

Regarding the Sincere Free Offer of the Gospel




The Antichrist: a Biblical and Confessional View,  Buy  2002, 20 pages

This is the best short introduction to the question of who the Antichrist is.  Silversides exegetes 2 Thess. 2, 1 John 2:18, and other passages.  He also defends why this doctrine is an important part of the 1646 Westminster Confession of Faith.

The Worship of God: the Importance of Purity of Worship, the Westminster Directory of Public Worship and How Should Our Churches Worship Today,  Buy  1997, 71 pages




The Free Offer: Biblical and Reformed  Buy  2005, 128 pages

At its publication, this was the most extensive work defending the Biblical view of the Sincere Free Offer of the Gospel.  It also includes a valuable, extensive anthology of excerpts from historic, reformed writers demonstrating that the Sincere Free Offer of the Gospel has always been a regular part of reformed gospel.