We aren’t after small mere talk; rather, we want biblical intentionality. Christ is intentional with us, and he really knows the various struggles and weaknesses we all face (Heb 4:15). He knows this because he’s been through it already. Biblical intentionality that embraces awkwardness will seek to not only the basics of a person (e.g., name, ethnicity, hometown, etc.), but the inner-nuances of their soul (e.g., personality, various interests, personal struggles with sins, strengths, etc.).
The Sermon is a call to repentance and participation in Christ’s new covenant kingdom through radical dependence on God for holistic righteousness and the blessed ends that attend it.
We all face anxiety. It’s a global epidemic. But Jesus says we shouldn’t worry. Here’s eight reasons why from Matthew 6.
When we read Pss 1–2 together, we quickly see carefully composed word parallels, and knowing these parallels opens our understanding of the theological message of these psalms. The purpose of this 2-part article will be to lay out these parallels, which will then provide the proper groundwork for Part 2.
An account of “given-ness” must start with a Giver, and follow a structure of Giver–giving–given.
This essay is a prolegomenon that explicates what theology studies, how theology studies it, and why theology studies what it does in a peculiar manner.
Theology is far from a boring or cold discipline because it studies the “happy God” who shares his happiness with those who know and love him.
Man is an imitative being. We naturally tend to mimic those whom we love and admire, and we all have our own set of heroes that we style ourselves after in various ways. Scripture does not condemn this tendency in itself, but it does require it to be directed toward the right exemplars.
Thomas Aquinas’s treatment of the doctrine of God in his Summa Theologiæ clearly has a peculiar and compelling structure that shapes the mind to have a correct understanding of God the Trinity.
Water is a prominent theme throughout Scripture. From the Old Testament to the New Testament, water is present in creation, functions in judgment, and ultimately appears as an image of salvation for God's people.
Does Romans 9 talk about corporate or individual election? Must we choose between the two? Here’s a proposal on how to think about Romans 9.