The Abundant Life

Read Isaiah 55 … The Scriptures describe themselves as a living and dynamic resource for the individual. The first passage that typically comes to mind is from the letter to the Hebrews, “For the word of God is living and powerful …” (4:12). This verse is among others that also speak to the efficacy of … Continue reading The Abundant Life

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The Holy Scriptures Remain

Read 1 Peter 1:10-12 … There is in the realm of biblical interpretation an outlook, or a foundation from which understanding proceeds, that is called the Redemptive-Historical View. Don’t be put off by the name, because this interpretive method is basically saying that to help us understand the Scriptures one should see the method by … Continue reading The Holy Scriptures Remain

Fundamental Christianity and the Opposition to Creeds

If the study of Church History teaches one important truth it is this – there are a great number of people that have a great number of differing opinions regarding the praxis and thought within the realm of Christian Religion. The list of influential names and their contributions that have touched the doctrine and practice … Continue reading Fundamental Christianity and the Opposition to Creeds

New Testament Theology: Basic Issues in the Current Debate

Professor Gerhard F. Hasel has produced New Testament Theology: Basic Issues in the Current Debate; of course, being written and published in 1978, the idea of “current” may not apply without further considerations of the debated topics of 2018. Even with that consideration, Hasel has given us an overview of the issues in New Testament … Continue reading New Testament Theology: Basic Issues in the Current Debate

Preaching the Whole Bible as Christian Scriptures

For the Christian preacher that, like Paul, is determined to only know and proclaim, “Jesus Christ and Him crucified” (2 Cor. 2:2), Graeme Goldsworthy has produced a work that is exceptionally appropriate. Preaching the Whole Bible as Christian Scriptures is an examination of homiletic practice that either places Jesus at the heart, or makes application … Continue reading Preaching the Whole Bible as Christian Scriptures