Category Archives: Biblical Study

On Feeding Your Wife

Men know instinctively that they are required to provide for their families. Whether they attribute this instinct to societal constructs, cultural tradition, or the inward revelation of the law of God in their hearts (cf. Rom. 2:15), makes little difference. … Continue reading

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A Table in the Mist

Jeffrey J. Meyers. Ecclesiastes Through New Eyes: A Table in the Mist. Athanasius Press; Monroe, Louisiana. 2006. Kindle Edition (2013). A Table in the Mist starts to teach, in keeping with Solomon’s wisdom, what living by faith in an unpredictable … Continue reading

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Limited Atonement and the Unity of Purpose

These thoughts arose out of discussing the Covenant of Redemption with a good friend, who can be read here. Out of all the things we Calvinists believe, the doctrine of “limited atonement” quite possibly comes under the heaviest opposition. What … Continue reading

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Setting Jesus Against Himself

Sometimes Jesus is in vogue, and this happens in different ways. I am not talking about the History Channel around Christmas and Easter, but rather about ethics and liberal Christianity. There are a great many number of people who pit … Continue reading

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The Clear What?

All of life has those things which look solid from afar, but when approached are nothing more than mist and air. There are always some apples which appear good, and turn out rotten the moment you slice into them; there … Continue reading

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Christian Marriage and the Incarnation

I figured since Hannah and I have been married almost three weeks now, that I am in the position of writing on all things marriage. [1]One of the benefits of getting married right near Christmas time was that, had it … Continue reading

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Continuity or Discontinuity?

Many Evangelicals today are becoming more and more aware of how to do grammatical-historical biblical interpretation. What we fail at is discussing the assumptions we bring to the Bible before we even get to thinking about authors-and-audiences-and-contexts. The result? Most of … Continue reading

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The Church is Not the State, and the State is Not God

It is both interesting and saddening to watch the way in which the Christian Church deals with the area of politics in our time. The 2012 election is not just causing polarization and conflict within the country as a whole, … Continue reading

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The Covenantal Structure of the Sacraments

This post is not a theological treatise I have painstakingly come up with on my own. This is more just a regurgitation of something very interesting that I have read in a couple different books as of late. In his … Continue reading

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Romans 1:16 — To the Jew first?

I was recently asked by a friend of mine to give an interpretation of Romans 1:16. I decided to write it out on here, hopefully to elicit comment and critique. So, here I go. For I am not ashamed of … Continue reading

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