Joe Boot speaks out on the cause, implications and fallout of the COVID19 outbreak and response.
The Christian's priestly calling is a grand and noble identity to mediate the blessings of God to the world.
As we reflect on the significance of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation – which helped recover the importance of revealed law for both the church and culture – the church in our time needs to return to a robust gospel vision that embraces the law of God as Christ and the apostles themselves embraced and applied it.
For most of Western history, the law of God has occupied a critical and central place in the life of the family, church, and society. It has been recognized by many as God's charter for sanctification, justice, liberty and life.
Examining the thesis and assumptions of Generous Justice reveals that Keller's understanding of justice is far removed from the biblical model. Justice is not a matter of economic situation; there is no partiality with God. It is rather the faithful application of biblical laws to judicial matters.
Biblical law stands in contrast to the dominant alternative, natural law theory, which for all its claims to neutrality, is in fact nothing more than a revived Stoic paganism, and is of no credibility in a world that lacks religious consensus.