God: the Triune Jehovah, Father, Son and Spirit; three Persons working together in sovereign wisdom, power and love to achieve the salvation of a chosen people, the Father electing, the Son fulfilling the Father’s will by redeeming, the Spirit executing the purpose of Father and Son by renewing. Saves: does everything, first to last, that […]
The death of Christ is envisaged as forming a pivotal point in history with God’s righteousness demonstrated there having effect for both the past and the future. kairos here denotes not just a moment in time or the passage of time, but time pregnant with significance—the appointed time, the time of opportunity, whose decisions and […]
Overwhelmingly, in my own family and far beyond, the stories that land with the greatest impact are those where darkness, loss, and danger (emotional or physical) is a reality. But the goal isn’t to steer kids into stories of darkness and violence because those are the stories that grip readers. The goal is to put […]
If you could lose your salvation, you would. — John MacArthur (via)
The Making of a Bible from Crossway on Vimeo. There are two kinds of people. Those who understand bindery and those who don’t.
“Sow for yourselves righteousness; reap steadfast love; break up your fallow ground, for it is the time to seek the LORD, that he may come and rain righteousness upon you. You have plowed iniquity; you have reaped injustice; you have eaten the fruit of lies. Because you have trusted in your own way and in […]
No fact of contemporary Western life is more evident than its growing distrust of final truth and its implacable questioning of any sure word. Carl Henry, via Greg Thornbury
I was thinking that thinking ain’t so great of a thought When most of your thoughts are in vanity sought And with burdens and worries and anxieties fraught Leaving your nerves all a’frayed and tranquility shot. I recall once before of having been taught that some truths are learned best when they’re caught And a […]