“I’ll go to the store tomorrow.” One recognizes this as a very simple sentence; yet, there is an unspoken understanding associated with the thought – provided. Humans can know what was and what is, but the future can only be spoken of in possibilities, probabilities, and potential. The simple reason lies in the fact that … Continue reading Omniscience and the Preservation of Free Will
The Uses of Scripture in Recent Theology may not be for the casual reader in the Church, but David H. Kelsey has produced an examination of how Scripture is used as authority for theological propositions that deserves to be read by those that engage the Holy Writ in exegesis, didactic, and apologetic endeavors. All Christians, … Continue reading The Uses of Scripture in Recent Theology
So, a while back I was sent a summons for Jury Duty. Yuck, right? Well, when I was finally selected to be considered for a jury and we were being examined by the Defense Attorney this question came up: “Do you think you could convict a man of murder knowing that the death penalty could … Continue reading Guilty or Not Guilty?
Read James 3:13-18 … The importance of wisdom is so prominent for the child of God that an entire genre of Biblical literature is devoted to finding wisdom and walking in its paths. In the book of Job there is the struggle of the good man to find wisdom and understanding while in the grip … Continue reading Above or Below?
Published in 2005, Old Light on New Worship is the product of John Price and, as the sub-title states, is an examination of musical instruments and the worship of God – a theological, historical, and psychological study. It should be noted that Price is a Pastor for the Grace Baptist Church in Rochester, New York … Continue reading Old Light on New Worship
Kevin DeYoung enters the fray with a book about the will of God in which he makes pains to keep the Scriptures as the source of its authority. The full title, Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God’s Will, adequately describes the overall thrust of the work – that the typical approach to … Continue reading Just Do Something
Written by Professor Emil Brunner, The Divine-Human Encounter is the record of a series of lectures given by the Professor from Sweden in 1937. The edition in hand was published in 1943 by the Westminster Press with the translation performed by Amandus W. Loos. As with other works translated from the original language, there are … Continue reading The Divine-Human Encounter