Category Archives: Theology

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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Swapping Ideals

Christianity is the sort of thing that should, and necessarily will, change culture. In our own day, however, many Christians are far more content to let culture change Christianity. Reform without unity is chaos, and unity requires common goals. Here … Continue reading

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Easter Has Implications

The implications of the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus are inexhaustible. Literally, inexhaustible. There is one implication, however, that I think is relevant in our current cultural mess which deems repeating. Easter is public. The death, burial, and resurrection … Continue reading

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Chickens, Eggs, and Calvinism

The question of Calvinism, in a narrow regard, can be boiled down to a question of order. Which comes first? This time, however, the question is not about chickens and eggs, but rather faith and new birth. The reality of … Continue reading

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The Future of the Nations

What will the future of the nations be? If you haven’t read my previous post, you ought to read that one before this one. The flip side of the question regarding the Church before Christ’s return, is essentially a question … Continue reading

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A Fork of Three Roads

The whole discussion about the End Times (eschatology) seems to focus strictly on the events taking place when Jesus returns, or maybe seven years prior. The unsung, and equally (if not more) important question that we answer inadvertently with our … Continue reading

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First Things

First things matter, first things are bread and butter. When Christians enter into what Bunyan called the “very miry Slough,” it is the first things that get them through to the other side. It was the recollection of the first … 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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Who’s in Charge Here?

This post is partly prompted by all the political hoopla in our country as of late as well as a video I watched online. The video was called “Is it a Sin to Vote for a Mormon on Roman Catholic?”[1] It was … Continue reading

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Irenaeus: Brief Look at an Early Father

About the Man Irenaeus of Lyons is an ante-Nicene[1] Church Father whose impact upon Christian orthodoxy is still being felt today. His contributions through writing, both in Against Heresies and Demonstrations of Apostolic Preaching, have helped define the basic tenets of … Continue reading

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