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Top Ten of 2018

January 01, 2019

Here are the top ten most-viewed articles of 2018

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Augustine and the Insanity of Religious Tolerance

December 04, 2018

Augustine sought out to absolve Christianity from any false claim that (1) the New Testament was incongruous with the Old Testament, (2) that the Gospels themselves were incongruous, and (3) therefore the entire Christian religions was incongruous.

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Thomas Aquinas on Man’s Last End as Happiness

November 29, 2018

Current Christians of the American evangelical ilk may attribute “Christian Hedonism” to John Piper, but the idea of happiness in God spans throughout church history in many theologians. One of whom is Thomas Aquinas.

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The City of God

May 05, 2018

This article traces the theme of the city of God from Genesis to Revelation to see its progression throughout the Bible and therefore the history of redemption.

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Perfection, Persons, and Properties

April 29, 2018

How do we distinguish the persons of the Trinity? And what are those distinctions?

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On Curiosity and Studiousness

April 28, 2018

Curiosity and studiousness are similar, but are incredibly different. One is a vice, the other a virtue, which one are you?

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Awkward Encounters

March 09, 2018

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.).

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How Does the Sermon on the Mount Fit in Matthew’s Gospel?

March 05, 2018

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.

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Therefore, Don’t Be Anxious

March 02, 2018

We all face anxiety. It’s a global epidemic. But Jesus says we shouldn’t worry. Here’s eight reasons why from Matthew 6.

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The Christ of Psalms 1–2

March 01, 2018

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.

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The Glory of His Gift

February 16, 2018

An account of “given-ness” must start with a Giver, and follow a structure of Giver–giving–given.