https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXOxFdDcQVw In this video, James offers some helpful insights and cautions when we speak about such theological matters.
Throughout my years as a believer, I have been told and taught that when one reads or studies the Bible that one should not come with any preconceived theology in mind but allow the Word of God and the Spirit of God to work as one reads and studies the text. This is, of course, … Continue reading Of Bible Reading and Theological Formulation
Today Fred Sanders, professor of theology at the Torrey Honors Institute at Biola University, posted an excellent article on the Crossway blog entitled 5 Myths About the Trinity. Here are the five myths he addresses: Myth #1: It’s only for theology experts. Myth #2: It isn’t really in the Bible; the early church made it … Continue reading Fred Sanders Addresses “5 Myths About the Trinity”
Introduction The "problem of evil" has been an issue that has been encountered by every single human being that has ever lived in this world. Whether it is viewed as a philosophical problem or an experiential one, it is faced by us all. Here is a summary of the basic philosophical problem, which, as I … Continue reading Biblical Reflections on the Problem of Evil
In celebration of my wife's tenth full year of being cancer free, I am posting again the article I wrote about how God saw us through that difficult trial. Of course, the focus here is on my own struggle as her husband, but the article communicates a theology of God's sovereignty over suffering and trials that … Continue reading How the Lord Shepherded Me Through My Wife’s Battle With Ovarian Cancer (Reposted – 10 Year Anniversary)
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This month's free audio download from ChristianAudio.com is The Whole Christ by Sinclair Ferguson. Here is the description from the product page: Sinclair Ferguson leads readers to rediscover an eighteenth-century debate on law and gospel: the Marrow Controversy. After sketching the history of the debate, Ferguson moves on to discuss the theology itself, acting as … Continue reading Free Audio Download of ‘The Whole Christ’ by Sinclair Ferguson
Over at the Canon Fodder blog -- which is quickly becoming one of my favorite blogs -- Michael Kruger has written an intriguing post entitled A Curious Clue About the Origins of the New Testament Canon, in which he highlights evidence from 2 Corinthians 3 regarding the concept of a canon of Scripture and the … Continue reading "A Curious Clue About the Origins of the New Testament Canon" by Michael Kruger
Jeff Johnson announced earlier today that a new book will soon be available from Free Grace Press. The book is entitled Jesus Is Lord: The Mediatorial Reign of Christ, by Ron Crisp & Daniel Chamberlin. Here is Jeff's announcement: A great book on the mediatorial reign of Christ by Ron Crisp and Daniel Chamberlin, published … Continue reading Jesus Is Lord: The Mediatorial Reign of Christ
On Sunday July 19 John MacArthur spoke to his congregation in the light of the June 26 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized same sex marriage in our country. His response is thoroughly Scriptural -- as is usual with John -- and it stands in stark contrast to the responses of some "pastors," such as the very troubling response of … Continue reading John MacArthur Encourages Us Not to Bow to Our Culture