Equal in Power, Unequal in Authority?

Article by   August 2018
The consistent orthodox teaching of the church is to attribute the same power and authority to the Son as the Father. continue

A Soul-Refreshed Life

On a spring day in 1747, twenty-nine-year-old David Brainerd rode horseback into the yard of a Northampton parsonage. It was the home of eminent New England pastor and theologian, Jonathan Edwards and his wife Sarah. Edwards and Brainerd, prior...
Posted August 17, 2018 @ 6:24 AM by Dustin Benge

The Works of John Flavel: A New Edition

A nonconformist, unifier, husband of three deceased wives, victim of religious persecution, and author of what has been collected into six volumes of reprinted Works, John Flavel (c.1630-1691) of Dartmouth, England not only had an immense following during his own...
Posted August 15, 2018 @ 7:11 AM by Brian Cosby

Human Dignity, Justice and the Death Penalty

Pope Francis' recent and much-publicized change of the Catholic church's position on the death penalty presents a challenge in the realm of theological and ethical reasoning. His rationale for denouncing the death penalty, according to the Vatican statement, is...
Posted August 14, 2018 @ 8:24 AM by Joshua Steely

A Prayer for Persecuted Brethren

Dear Father in heaven, you know all things; you know of the great persecution which your church faces, the scattering of your people in regions of the world, and the lamentations of devout men and women over the loss...
Posted August 13, 2018 @ 6:38 AM by Chad Van Dixhoorn

A Bored Generation?

Ours is the first generation of Christians that has seriously asked the question, how much time can I spend on entertaining myself? In all the reading I have done in the sixteenth and seventeenth century, I have never once...
Posted August 9, 2018 @ 6:16 AM by Derek Thomas

Understanding Opponents

Of the numerous regrets I have in life, not having been more understanding of others ranks high on the list. I have, many times, drawn hasty conclusions about others without having considered all that may factor into their lives. Many...
Posted August 8, 2018 @ 8:05 AM by Nick Batzig

Critiquing Art and Music

In Art and the Bible, Francis Schaeffer offered four necessary categories that we need to consider if we are seeking to adequately critique a work of art. He wrote: "What kind of judgment does one apply, then, to a work of...
Posted August 6, 2018 @ 8:54 AM by Greg Wilbur

Van Mastricht on the Scholastics

While reading through Petrus Van Mastrichts' Theoretical-Practical Theology, I was intrigued to find his thoughts concerning scholastic theology. In his section on "the Nature of Theology," Van Mastricht wrote: "It is asked, must theology be taught according to a certain...
Posted August 2, 2018 @ 10:03 AM by Nick Batzig
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