Lectures in Systematic Theology: The Doctrine of God

Article by   February 2017
With the release of Lectures in Systematic Theology: the Doctrine of God, Greg Nichols has given us a feast that is marvelously pastoral and practical, deeply theological and consistently exegetical. continue

Evangelism, Baptism and Evaluating Church Health

If I've heard it once I have heard it a thousand times: Christians who are members in Reformed Churches tripping over themselves to apologize about how poorly the Reformed Church does evangelism. Related to this is the tried and true...
Posted February 27, 2017 @ 1:06 PM by Brian Tallman

Imitatio Sanctorum

"The things related in Scripture are not always proper to be imitated." So notes Calvin midway through his commentary on the story of Isaac and Rebekah's engagement and marriage--a story that, rather unpromisingly to modern ears, begins not with...
Posted February 23, 2017 @ 8:27 PM by Aaron Denlinger

Jesus and the Victim Card

All men share in the common experience of being image bearers of God, in having descended from the same first parents, of being fallen in the same federal representative and in needing the same salvation in Christ. However, no two people...
Posted February 21, 2017 @ 9:34 PM by Nick Batzig

Theology for Beggars (Part 1)

On February 19th the "scrawny shrimp," as he was affectionately called, stood startled, as his lecture on Romans was interrupted by news no one wanted to hear. Hardly able to gather himself, Philip Melanchthon tearfully announced to his students...
Posted February 18, 2017 @ 11:23 AM by David Owen Filson

A Just Silence

We've all felt the pressure to speak out about things that we know little to nothing about. The increasingly prevalent sentiment is that if Christians-and especially Christian leaders-don't speak up on the hot button issues of the day, then they...
Posted February 17, 2017 @ 8:11 AM by Adam Parker

Why You Don't Read Your Bible

According to Søren Kierkegaard's analysis of spiritual despair in Sickness unto Death, in terms of faith (see the first post in this series) and consciousness (part 2 and part 3), despair is the universal condition of being without God...
Posted February 14, 2017 @ 8:11 AM by Bruce Baugus

An Intro to the Institutes

The opening sentence of John Calvin's The Institutes of the Christian Religion alone is worth a lifetime's contemplation: 'Nearly all the wisdom we possess, that is to say, true and sound wisdom, consists of two parts: the knowledge of God...
Posted February 10, 2017 @ 7:37 AM by Derek Thomas

Praying Through the Scriptures: Joshua 24; Acts 4

Over the years it has been my practice, learned from others, to offer up praises and petitions framed by a passage of Scripture. Some of these passages were read in preparation for preaching, others offered material for meditation in daily...
Posted February 9, 2017 @ 8:40 AM by Chad Van Dixhoorn
TOPICS: Prayer, Scripture
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