What Is Wrong With The Theology Of Glory ? (2)

What Is Wrong With The Theology Of Glory ? (2)

The theologian of glory will be popular in this life. This is easy to prove. When the Israelites chose a king, they did not choose a man known for wisdom, piety, or faith. They chose the biggest guy they could find (1 Sam 9). When Israel had to choose between Saviors,...
God Does Not Re-Define Sin Or Righteousness

God Does Not Re-Define Sin Or Righteousness

The words “felon,” “offender,” “convict,” “addict” and “juvenile delinquent” would be part of the past in official San Francisco parlance under new “person first” language guidelines adopted by the Board of Supervisors. Going forward, what was once called a convicted...
Canons Of Dort (27): The Reformed Distinguish Law And Gospel

Canons Of Dort (27): The Reformed Distinguish Law And Gospel

When we think of the Synod of Dort and their rulings (canons) against the Remonstrants (Arminians) we tend to think about the doctrine of sin or the doctrines of unconditional grace, election, and the like but there were structural, subterranean issues at stake. One...
The Gospel Of The Synagogue Vs. The Gospel Of The Son Of God

The Gospel Of The Synagogue Vs. The Gospel Of The Son Of God

Years ago I remember hearing a wise elder say to me that if my sermon could be accepted in a Jewish synagogue then it is not a distinctively Christian sermon.  I’ve thought a lot about that over the years. What makes Christian sermons distinctively Christian? What...