Jonathan Master
When studying the history of the Church, we tend to jump from the apostolic era right to the third century and beyond, where theological controversies were taking shape and ecumenical councils were being called. ...Continue reading.
Michael Dewalt
Every thinking man is a man of faith, but the question must be asked: faith in what? Today, men place their faith in a number of different objects that may easily lead to false hope; faith in the security of their job, faith in the numbers of their bank account, or faith in a favorite player to...Continue reading.
Martin Blocki
At 5:00 P.M. on June 30th, in the year 1859, the French Tightrope walker Jean Francois Gravelet, (known as Blondin) walked across the Niagra River on an 1100 foot rope. The rope was stretched across the gorge halfway between the falls and the Whirlpool Rapids Bridge. As he was crossing he paused...Continue reading.
Jeffrey Waddington
Every once in a while I run across someone who sings the praises of faith. After all, I am told, we are justified by faith alone. And indeed we are. The Reformers noted that faith is the instrument by which we are justified. Or more accurately faith is the instrument by which we are united to...Continue reading.
Jonathan Master
Today Jonathan Master is joined by Rev. Ian Hamilton, Minister of Cambridge Presbyterian Church in Cambridge, United Kingdom. Rev. Hamilton has been serving the congregation of Cambridge Presbyterian Church since 1999. He stops by to talk with Jonathan about the importance of faith and what it...Continue reading.
John Hartley
Overlooking the biblical doctrine of union with Christ is one surefire way to lose sight of Christ while allegedly maintaining a rigorous orthodoxy in matters of doctrine and worship. If we labor in orthodoxy - either as worshipers or ministers - while blind to our union with Christ, it will not...Continue reading.
Tim Bertolet
Jeffrey Stivason
In the fifteenth chapter of the first letter to the Corinthians, Paul identifies Christ's resurrection as the first fruits of those who are asleep. Now, we might wonder at his choice of words. What does he mean by "first fruits?" Well, some might say, "Paul is wanting us to...Continue reading.
Stephen Unthank
From whence does Paul's understanding of a believer's union in Christ come? Much recent work has shed some light upon this question and many have pointed to Paul's actual encounter with Christ when on the Damascus Road. And indeed it seems that it was in his Damascus road experience...Continue reading.
Jeffrey Waddington
Many readers no doubt are aware that union with Christ is a major concern for the apostle Paul. When you look at such passages as Ephesians 2:1-22 and Colossians 2:6-15 and 3:1-17 it becomes clear that to be "in Christ" or "in him" or for Christ to be "in you" is the...Continue reading.
Jonathan Master
On this episode of Theology on the Go, Jonathan Master is joined by Dr. Richard B. Gaffin, Emeritus Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gaffin is the author of many books, including By Faith, Not By Sight: Paul and the...Continue reading.