In applying covenant theology, we need to recognize that God covenants corporately and not simply individually. God’s covenant with Abraham was not just to Abraham but “to [his] offspring” (Genesis 15:18. 17:7). This does not remove the individual, but the individual does not simply remain an individual. Every individual is born naturally into a family and a people. Likewise, an individual believer is born supernaturally from above into a fellowship with Christ as Head. The individual Christian is part of a family; the “household of God” (Galatians 6:10, Ephesians 2:19,… Read more JUST GOD & ME? →
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Publisher’s Description Radical. Crazy. Transformative and restless. Every word we read these days seems to suggest there s a next-best-thing, if only we would change our comfortable, compromising lives. In… Read more ORDINARY →
To affirm true conversion implies that there is also false conversion. Put simply, there is such a thing as non-saving faith. Not everyone who says, “Lord, Lord” has entered the… Read more Steven Lawson on True Conversion →
Excerpt from Tabletalk Magazine, July 2016, The False Calvinist, by Rev. Joe Thorn. The one who embraces the absolute sovereignty and unbreakable love of God, in light of our own moral inability to do good or please Him, will be struck with awe and overwhelmed with meekness. The Father chose us, the Son died for us, and the Spirit awoke us when we were rebelling, refusing, and resisting. Salvation is truly of the Lord, leaving us no room for boasting or pride.
Redemptive History by Richard Phillips, Reformed Theology Articles at Ligonier, Tabletalk Magazine, October 1st, 2006. The Bible’s primary message deals with two great issues: sin and redemption. It relates these to… Read more A Tale of Two Covenants →