Theology on the Go

Theology on the Go

The Rev. Ian Hamilton stops by again to talk with Jonathan Master on this episode of Theology on the Go. Rev. Hamilton is Minister of Cambridge Presbyterian Church in Cambridge, United Kingdom, and has been serving the congregation there since 1999. He and Jonathan talk about the importance of God'...
Have you ever been in a discussion when someone asked, "But what is faith?" And then there was that long pause because you were all waiting for someone to quote Hebrews 11:1, "Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen." Now, whether we call what we find in...
You are dutifully in worship on the Lord's Day and the preacher exhorts you to "glorify" God. The congregation dutifully nods their heads in agreement. Their hearts are stirred by the lofty piety of the sentiment. They leave with no clue what the preacher means! In a similar fashion, how many times...
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...
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 to...
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...
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 be...
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...
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 think about Christ's...