the importance of the Word of God

from Extreme Devotion. November 14: Extreme Weapon ROMANIA: SABINA WURMBRAND Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. Ephesians 6:17 At 5:00 A.M. they heard pounding on the door and immediately knew it was a police raid. Sabina’s husband was already in prison, and she worried about the fate of her young son if she were taken…

A thought on glorifying God

“We glorify God when we show the world the goodness of his attributes and the goodness of his gospel, including our unity in Christ.”   Vanhoozer, Kevin. Biblical Authority After Babel: Retrieving the Solas in the Spirit of Mere Protestant Christianity (Brazos Press: Grand Rapids, MI, 2016). 180.

Rules and outcomes for Theological debate

Theological debate is a necessary part of the the church’s existence, unfortunately not every debate is useful, nor carried on with the right motives.  John Webster provides 4 purposes for which a theological debate must aim: “Theological debate must (1) be within the communion of saints and have as its aim the furtherance of communion; (2) magnify the truth of the…

The necessity of prayer

“It is, therefore, by the benefit of prayer that we reach those riches which are laid up for us with the Heavenly Father. For there is a communion of men with God by which, having entered the heavenly sanctuary, they appeal to him in person concerning his promises in order to experience, where necessity so demands, that what they believed was not vain, although he…
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