Theology on the Go

Theology on the Go

John Owen, the seventeenth-century English Puritan, wrote of an imagined reaction in heaven by the Son of God in response to the fall of Adam and Eve, and what he purposed to do in response: Poor creature! how woful is thy condition! how deformed is thy appearance! What is become of the beauty, of...
As a pastor, I find that many Christians recognize that their salvation has been accomplished and given to them by the grace of God. However, it is insufficient to hold that salvation comes through the grace of God. The real hallmark of a Christian moving to deeper maturity is whether or not they...
The Bible represents God’s relationship to his human creation in terms of a two covenant structure (nicely summed up in the Westminster Confession of Faith 7.3,5, and 6). God created Adam and Eve within a covenant structure called the covenant of works in which God commanded our first parents to...
On this episode of Theology on the Go, Jonathan Master is joined by Dr. Sean Lucas, senior minster of the historic First Presbyterian Church in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and Associate Professor of Church History at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Lucas is the author of...
Biblical theology is one of the newer, up and coming, broadening branches of theology. The term itself has been used to indicate three different aspects of the discipline; firstly it can simply refer theology that is biblical; secondly, biblical theology became attached to a movement that arose in...
There has been a lot of dust raised about the relationship of systematic theology (referred to as dogmatics outside the US) to biblical theology since the latter's introduction into the theological encyclopedia (all the various sub-disciplines of theology such as exegetics, church history, etc) in...
What is Biblical Theology? We all want our theology to be Biblical so that what we believe and obey is derived from the Bible. However, that is not typically what we mean when we say “Biblical theology”. Biblical theology is a way of understanding the Scripture that pays specific attention to the...
Prior to the Protestant Reformation, theological reflection was generally in the realm of what we would today call systematic theology . As can be seen by its name, the goal is to systematize or order the teaching of the Bible into a coherent expression of doctrine. One expression of this is in...
On this episode of Theology on the Go, Dr. Richard Gamble, Professor of Systematic Theology at Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary, takes some time to talk with Jonathan Master about Biblical Theology. Dr. Gamble has contributed to more than 75 publications, including The Whole Counsel of...
How should you listen to a sermon? First, realize that you are responsible to actively (and thus, actually) listen. Like anything, you get personal benefit out of the preaching by what you put of yourself into the listening. Such self-accountability applies equally to the pastor. I often say to the...