Jesus did not claim the throne of Rome or any other empire. No, his claim was over the whole world, the entire creation, and for that only thorns would do.
So essential is the gospel to the Christian life that we need to be saturated in it in order to be healthy church members.
For all his off-the-cuff casualness, McLaren is nothing if not deliberate. He has an agenda, and it’s to reset altogether the church’s understanding of the gospel.
I love my sheep, and I love myself. And it’s those two loves, wrongly focused, that tempt me down a gospel-denying path.
A note from Mark Dever: “This past August, Matt shared an hour with us to talk about his ministry. In light of what has happened to Matt in recent days (cancer diagnosis), we contacted him about publishing this interview. He said he was very happy for us to present it, and that he was continuing to trust in God for the future. As you listen to this interview, thank God for our brother and pray for him.”
Pauline scholar Simon Gathercole and Cambridge scholar Peter Williams take Mark Dever on a tour of recent trends in New Testament studies.
John Piper offers his thoughts on the New Perspective and other prominent topics today. He also briefly interacts with Bruce Ware on the extent of the atonement.
As Christians, we are salt and light when we live as citizens of heaven, when we apply his Word to the responsibilities he has entrusted to steward in the city of man.
Bell’s “questions” are not as innocuous as they first sound. They are the means by which he permits one to disconnect and throw away the springs one doesn’t like.
The reunion Belcher is hoping for here is just not going to happen.
For a mature Christian who is thinking through these issues, Conn’s discussion will spark thoughts and will at least begin to chart a course in the right direction.
Dr. Michael S. Horton, fiery author, seminary professor, and editor of Modern Reformation, discusses the importance of the objective Cross-work of Christ over against the emphasis on subjective interpretation common in evangelical circles today.
In the end, Yancey’s conception of grace is inadequate at best.
This book discusses the question: “What image or understanding of the atonement does Scripture present as primary?”