While reading through Hearers and Doers by Kevin Vanhoozer, I was reminded of Jonathon Edwards On Knowing Christ where he … Continue Reading On Knowing and Doing
Confessional orthodoxy coupled with a view of a heavenly Father whose love is conditioned on his Son’s suffering, and further … Continue Reading It Is A Gracious and Loving Father They Need To Know
As a definition, this take on what it means to be a “progressive” takes the wind out of the sails … Continue Reading Who Owns the Future?
Therefore, God his creator having pity on him, has loved the world, that he has given his only son Jesus Christ, for mediator, … Continue Reading The Free Offer
Almighty and everlasting God, you have given to us your servants grace, by the confession of a true faith, to … Continue Reading Trinity In Prayer
The emblems of this mystery are the bread and wine through which theLord holds out to us the true communication … Continue Reading The Means Of Grace
Tacitus, in describing the Romans…and it feels all too familiar. They have plundered the world, stripping naked the land in … Continue Reading The Tendency of Empire
Do not be ashamed to enter again into the Church. Be ashamed when you sin. Do not be ashamed when … Continue Reading Courage On Account Of Our Sin
“What a stimulus to seek after the true and full knowledge of Christ is the realized conviction of the utter … Continue Reading John Cotton, 1654
…the Christian infinite belongs to an ontology of original and ultimate peace, and as a consequence allows a construal of beauty and peace inconceivable in terms of the ontology that Christian thought encountered first in various schools of pagan metaphysics, … Continue Reading Original Peace
There has developed in effect a kind of corpus which practically all Christian groups accept but which has nothing in … Continue Reading To Obey Or To Protest
But the “excitement” of Easter cannot be given to man by man himself. Even more than his exinanition, Christ’s exaltation … Continue Reading Prayer
I think, at least regarding society and politics, this sums up well how I view the differences between the capacity … Continue Reading Utopia and Reality
Ours is a secular age. While the conditions of secularity — the nonaxiomatic nature of belief in God, the contestability of all ultimate beliefs — are not unrelated to the prescriptive project of secularism, there is no necessary connection between the two. … Continue Reading The Clock Doesn’t Stop On Ideas
Thomas Watson wrote in 1660, Good words are but a cold kind of charity. The poor cannot live as the … Continue Reading Mr. Watson, I Salute You!