How does one come to see the things of God as wise, rather than foolish? Along these lines, Augustine, in the Confessions, writes, "I neither wished nor needed to read further. At once, with the last words of this sentence, it was as if a light of relief from all anxiety flooded into my heart. … Continue reading Illumination: A Primer
Enns, Peter. How the Bible Actually Works: In Which I Explain How an Ancient, Ambiguous, and Diverse Book Leads Us to Wisdom Rather than Answers--and Why That’s Great News. San Francisco: HarperOne, 2019. How am I supposed to read the Bible? This is a question that has driven debates for two millennia. From allegorical approaches to … Continue reading How the Bible Actually Works by Pete Enns // A Review
God is One, yet God is three. This fundamental reality of the nature of God and apparent contradiction has been a hotbed for debate since Christianity first began. How can God be one while also being three? How can Jesus say, “The Father and I are one” (John 10:30), yet still be possible that the … Continue reading Eternal Relations & Incarnation
For whom, then, did Christ die and offer atonement? With John, we proclaim that Christ made atonement for the sins of the world, that is, for all those who have been born and will be born across all times and places who believe and live in obedience to His commands.
Carolyn Weber did not come by things easily. If she wanted it, she worked for it. Growing up in a single parent home with a mother who did everything she could to make ends meet and a transient father who would come in and out of their lives a few times every year, she learned … Continue reading Surprised by Oxford by Carolyn Weber
When’s the last time you were doing something and as soon as you did whatever it was you were hit with that instant feeling of guilt? What if that thing was just something that you do everyday? Or something that you happen to need to do every month, but feel guilty every month? Mark Dever … Continue reading Conscience: What it is, How to Train it, and Loving Those who Differ by Andrew Naselli & J.D. Crowley – A Brief Review
Demas is an example of what can happen even to those who diligently serve to advance the gospel. Demas is a warning to us all.
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