Jesus Christ's death was itself an exaltation and victory the Son of Man lifted up to draw the sinful world to him, and victory over the forces of Satan and sin and hell.
Our Lord's death isn't just a work of the members of the Trinity all working together but also as the person, the single living God, saving us.
This article originally appeared at http://docsandlin.com/2018/03/25/god-was-in-christ-reconciling/
Pierre Viret's vision, as derived from his Christian Instruction and faithful to the spirit of the Reformation, was to recover biblical foundations for our time, to help further the church in its task of advancing God's kingdom on earth and proclaiming the total sovereignty of God's Word.
The Reformation was a developing movement that strove to be faithful to the constant touchpoint of Scripture, in our own time we should be mindful of the constant need to submit our doctrines, beliefs, and experiences to the inspired, authoritative Word of God, and to interpret all of life and history in light of that Word.
In commemoration of the Reformation's 500th Anniversary, Willem J. Ouweneel offers a few words on Sola Scriptura from his upcoming book, The World is Christ's.
The recent anti-Islamophobia motion sets a dangerous precedent for free speech, however this should not surprise us. Learn how the very nature of Islam and doctrine of Allah tends to the use of pure force, without a natural place for reason or grace.
|"God is love" is not merely a statement about His activities. God not only acts out of love as one of His many activities, God's eternal, triune love defines all His work.|
We begin a New Year confronted with a world in chaos; the preacher of Ecclesiastes reminds us that apart from God and his word, our greatest plans and resolutions are vain striving.
Linguistically and theologically, the Incarnation demonstrates the mercy of God. God is life-giving and begetting by his very nature.
The worship of self has a long and gruesome history that stems from a failure to acknowledge and worship the triune God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.