Recently, Nick Batzig, contributor at Reformed Forum, wrote an article seeking to answer one of the arguments presented in Kingdom Through Covenant. This issue raised by Drs. Wellum and Gentry was concerning members of the Covenant of Grace. Westminster Confession of Faith 7.3 and Question 31 of the Westminster Larger Catechism state that only the … More Responding to “The Covenant of Grace in Eternity and Time”
How does the New Testament relate to the Old Testament? What is the central framework of the Bible? How is the history of redemption structured? By Covenants? Dispensations? These questions have been discussed throughout the history of the Church, but much ink has been spilled on them in the past several years in particular. … More Kingdom Through Covenant Panel Discussion
Over the course of 2013, it’s my goal to read through John Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion with this reading group. I haven’t planned to write a full series, but I’m sure I will occasionally share some thoughts from this theological masterpiece. Today marks my first. “Because nothing appears within or around us that … More A Year in Calvin #1: Looking Beyond Ourselves
Music is a great medium for teaching sound theology (No pun intended). Don’t believe me? Compare your memory of song lyrics versus Scripture verses. The vast majority of people can recite far more songs than passages of Scripture. Why is this? I’m sure there are many factors. One is the amount of time we spend … More Are You Someone Worth Dying For?
Today, Matthew Delaughter is stepping up to the plate again. His first post at the blog was excellent, and this one is no different. Enjoy! “Yes he walked my road, and He felt my pain, joys and sorrows that I know so well; Yet His righteous steps, give me hope again – I will follow … More Acquainted with Grief: Incarnation and Infertility
I’m getting married in March. So how does a bibliophile prepare for marriage? By reading books on marriage. I also strive to learn from the godly men and women whom I know personally, but learning from the writings of other godly men and women isn’t a bad idea either. Lately, I’ve been working through John … More Marriage is Not About Staying in Love
If I asked you to describe God, what would you say? Love? Eternal? Sovereign? Holy? Typically, people have a handful of God’s attributes that come to mind when thinking of Him. They may be the traits that were emphasized when we were kids, or maybe they were truths that ministered to us during particularly difficult … More Is Your God Big Enough?