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Frederick Schmidt Critiques Marcus Borg

Marcus Borg has made inroads into popular mainline Protestantism in a way that few other writers have in recent decades. I remember when Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time  329 more words

Intellectual Virtue

J. I. Packer On Penal Substitution

J. I. Packer describes how the doctrine of “penal substitution” theologically explains everything regarding the saving work of Christ’s death on the cross:

“What did Christ’s death accomplish? 153 more words

Reformed Theology

Is Jesus of the Fourth Gospel the I AM of the Old Testament?

One of the most popular textual interpretations used to prove the divinity of Jesus Christ, in particular by Evangelical systematic theologians and apologists, is the idea that Jesus called himself the “I AM” in John 8:58. 3,230 more words


Have you ever been bothered by how Mark ends his gospel?

1 When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go to anoint Jesus’ body.

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John R. W. Stott on the Cross

“I could never myself believe in God, if it were not for the cross. The only God I believe in is the One Nietzsche ridiculed as ‘God on the cross.’ In the real world of pain, how could one worship a God who was immune to it? 217 more words

The Bible

The Book of Mormon v. Mormon Doctrine

by Fred W. Anson
The LdS Church has a dirty little secret:  The Book of Mormon not only doesn’t teach current Mormon doctrine, it discredits much of it.     9,425 more words

Mormon Studies

Christ did not legislate on church and ministry

As Christ did not come bringing law but rather grace and truth (John 1:17), expositions of New Testament teaching should never sound like legal arguments (see August Pieper’s… 1,373 more words

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