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How Much Did the OT Writers Know? (2): The Spectre of Bibliological Eutychianism

The controversy regarding the forced “retirement” of Westminster Theological Seminary Old Testament Professor Doug Green continues unabated. After an initial flurry of posts in the blogosphere (e.g., … 2,218 more words

Our Lord Has Come!/Come, Lord!

μαρὰν ἀθά/μαρανα θα

מרנא תא                 מרן אתא

μαρὰν ἀθά                   μαρανα θα

maran ‘athâ                maranâ thâ

Our Lord has come!      Come, Lord!

 Textually, you can’t get more interesting than this. 781 more words

Christianity

The Scriptures

It often happens that those who hear the gospel doubt whether it is really the Word of God.  Having been taught, from infancy, to regard it as a divine revelation and knowing no sufficient reason for rejecting it, they yield a general assent to its claims.  354 more words

Salvation

God's Omnipresence: Some insights from the nineteenth century

I am currently carrying out research into the whole area of what we call divine immanence and divine transcendence. I found that the way most nineteenth century evangelical theologians spoke on these issues gave a slightly different perspective and below I share a few examples of this. 1,618 more words

Theology

What Did the OT Writers Know? Another Controversy Erupts at WTS

By now the news has spread regarding the forced “retirement” of Dr. Douglas Green, Professor of Old Testament at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. After being examined in 2009 by the WTS Board regarding his view of the institution’s “Affirmations and Denials Regarding Recent Issues” (a… 2,656 more words

The Holy Spirit Changes The Heart

“He gives up working in his own strength, and sees, what he wonders he never saw before, that the Christian virtues are really graces—that is, gifts; …that it is the Holy Spirit, purchased and sent by Him, who changes the heart, and convinces of sin, righteousness, and judgement; that faith, repentance, joy, peace, humility, and meekness are the fruits of that Spirit, and not the products of our own evil hearts…”–Charles Hodge “The Way of Life” (Banner of Truth) p.

Salvation

Save Me Or I Perish

“He does everything in his own strength, and to save himself. Sometimes this course is pursued to the end of life….Almost every man makes trial of it. 50 more words

Salvation