David Garner
Writing the Pastoral Epistles, the Apostle Paul makes "godliness" (Greek, eusebeia) primary. Some have perceived here a theologically incompatible, and hardly "pastoral," fixation. It might sound strange to hear the apostle of grace making such a big deal about our godliness,...Continue reading.
James Cassidy
When discussing the Law of God it is helpful to make distinctions for the sake of clarification. To that end, we will discuss here the "types of law" and the "uses of the law." The types of law given to us in the Old Testament are three fold: ceremonial, civil, and moral. The...Continue reading.
Jon Payne
Alan Jacobs, in his delightful little book entitled The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), challenges the notion that reading good literature improves a person's character. He quotes the eighteenth-century scientist G.C. Lichtenberg who wrote...Continue reading.
Jeffrey Stivason
Take a minute to grab your Bible and read Matthew 5:17-20. As you can see, these verses have to do with the law. And you remember what John Newton said about the law don't you? He wrote, "Ignorance of the nature and design of the law is at the bottom of most of our religious mistakes...Continue reading.
David Hall
Jesus' teaching is not only piercing but it is also crystal clear. In this part of the Sermon on the Mount, he gives four cases that illustrate the main point. 1. If an evil person strikes you on the cheek, don't resist him, but turn to him the other cheek also. In the face of this...Continue reading.
Jonathan Master
On this episode of Theology on the Go, Jonathan Master is joined by Dr. Thomas Schreiner, James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation and Professor of Biblical Theology at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Schreiner is the author of many books, including The Law and...Continue reading.
Mark Johnston
Not long ago I was asked to speak to a group of postgraduate students in Cambridge, England, on the subject of 'Challenges facing the 21st Century Church'. Some of these men were training for the ministry, others were elders and deacons in their church, all of us wanted to get a better...Continue reading.
Adam Parker
Jonathan Edwards pastored a congregational church in Northampton, Massachusetts for many years. It would be easy to assume that Edwards was a Congregationalist at heart or that he therefore did not hold the Westminster Standards in high esteem.Continue reading.
David Hall
In these verses, we consider the last two illustrations in Jesus' sermon, returning the Law to its original meaning. He is in the process of stripping away the Scribe's and Pharisee's oral tradition which had nearly squelched the Law. We've already seen examples of how the true...Continue reading.

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