Are there reasons for our position on women? What are they?
The third article in an ongoing series looking at John’s account of Jesus at the Feast of Booths recorded in John 7-8.
Dr. Lane G. Tipton from Westminster Theological Seminary describes the distinction between redemption accomplished and redemption applied, and how they are both part of the gospel.
Now that we’ve covered what Christians believe about the resurrection and the theology behind that belief, let’s move to the apologetic of the resurrection and, specifically, to the witnesses of the resurrection.
Peter calls the church a “chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God.” Where does Peter get this language?
The image of God has been restored in those who believe so that Christians now want to serve God.
So whether it is a believer before the cross of Christ or after, whether it is a Jew or a Greek, whether it is a slave or a freeman, there is one plan, on faith, one Mediator, and one body; for there is one Spirit - there is one people of God.
Is the resurrection important? What was the purpose of the resurrection? What did it mean? Why did it have to happen? In this post I’ll be discussing the theology behind Christ’s resurrection.
One day a year, the High Priest of Israel offered sacrifices for the sins of the people of God…
What do Christians believe about the resurrection of Jesus Christ?
Now that we are in tornado season, I’ve been seeing more and more blog posts, articles, and comments about natural disasters and God’s role in them. So, what is the biblical view of God’s control of the things of nature? This post investigates the Reformed doctrine of God’s providence.
Special Edition: What is the greatest Barbie Movie of all time? I know you have asked the question, now find the answer.
It has been my thesis in this series that God’s promise of land to His people is intimately bound up in His overall purpose – to be glorified throughout the whole earth. For God to accomplish this primary purpose, He has repeatedly decreed that His people would live among his glory in a localized piece of land and then spread out from there, carrying God’s glory to the rest of the world as His image bearers. In essence, God has given a local land promise with a view towards globalization in order that He would be glorified to the ends of the earth. Therefore, the “everlasting possession” promise of Canaan has been expanded to cover the entire earth.
Topics: biblical theology
There are not two peoples of God awaiting two different lands; there is one people of God who together will be made perfect in Christ Jesus at His glorious appearing!
Much of the Bible describes and teaches sanctification, yet sanctification is a concept that Lutheran theology doesn’t fully grasp.
Certainly, there must be new birth! But to insist that this new birth is dependent upon or somehow necessitates a dramatic conversion experience is to abandon the sovereign grace of God in the salvation of his people.
Why we use real wine at communion…
While the New Covenant was indeed “New,” the elect of ALL time, both prior to and after the inauguration of it, are members of the New Covenant.
The Lutheran Captivity of the Church: Part 2
So, what is Lutheranism anyway?
Our children need the Word of God – even as they are the children of believers; even as they are covenant children; even as they are holy - and should be viewed as such.
- biblical theology
- new testament theology
- communion of the saints
- the lutheran captivity of the church
- the people of god
- the biblical promise of land
- the resurrection
- contours in genesis
- jesus at the feast of booths
- to whom do they belong: children in the covenant
- 2012 general assembly
- church in the hundred acre wood
- church history