Theology on the Go

Theology on the Go

We are given various historical examples and descriptions of sin in Scripture. One way to describe sin is that it is our rejection of, and rebellion against, having the true and living Triune God as our God. But this does not stop God from being God and ruling over us. The first man, Adam, learned...
There is an obvious focus upon the 6th Day of creation to which our attention is called in Genesis 1. This emphasis is underscored by certain changes in the text including the introduction of new phrases and even by the proportion given to it. As you read through the passage, each new day brings...
When a character keeps popping up from cover to cover, you know that by his recurring presence the author is binding the whole book together. So the Holy Spirit shows Adam's real historical existence as really important to the true story of sin and salvation by his protagonist role throughout...
In his classic book, The City of God, fourth century bishop, Aurelius Augustine, discusses a notable abuse of scripture in his day. He speaks of contemporaries who "allegorize all that concerns Paradise itself," who teach "as if there could not be a real terrestrial Paradise!" (COG, 13.21).
This week on Theology on the Go, Dr. Jonathan Master is joined by Dr. William VanDoodewaard, Professor of Church History at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dr. VanDoodewaard has contributed to and written several books, including his newest, The Quest for the...
Do you wear glasses? Why? It is, of course, because without them you don't "see" the world rightly. Have you ever switched glasses with a friend? Maybe they are near sighted and you are far sighted. What is the result? The world looks distorted and blurred. You don't want to drive to the store for...
If a worldview can be likened to a set of corrective lenses through which one sees life and the world around them, it's not hard to imagine why a proper worldview is important. If your perception of the world is inaccurate, you struggle to find your way, get dizzy, and bump into things. Holding a "...
You may be wondering what a worldview is. Or maybe not. Either way, worldviews are worth pondering. A worldview (sometimes called a "world and life view") is something we all have whether we know it or not. It is like a pair of glasses we wear to see the world around us more clearly. The point is...
By now, Obergefell v. Hodges is household parlance. The majority opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States reads, "The Court now holds that same-sex couples may exercise the fundamental right to marry. No longer may this liberty be denied to them." Same-sex marriage is now a civil right...