Christology

This is the eighth post in a twelve-part series on the current Christological confusion taking root in China's emerging Reformed community (see part 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , and 7 ) Fourth Statement: The Recast Image of God Recast by the concept of Christ's eternal humanness (see part 5 ), the image...
mjones
Connecting Christ and the Proverbs isn't so easy. How do we read the book of Proverbs as Christians in a way that would distinguish us from how a Jew might read the same book? Also, why then was the book of Proverbs written? In understanding Christ in relation to Proverbs we need to understand...
This is the seventh post in a twelve-part series on the current Christological confusion taking root in China's emerging Reformed community (see part 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 and 5 and 6 ) . Third Statement: Incarnation as the Assumption of a Body (Alone?) Despite his apparent anthropological dualism, our...
This is the sixth post in a twelve-part series on the current Christological confusion taking root in China's emerging Reformed community (see part 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 and 5 ). Second Statement: Platonic Dualism As noted at the end of the previous post (see part 5 ), his discussion of the incarnation...
I begin every semester in my Church and Sacraments course with the following quotation from Martin Luther, which Karl Barth used "In Place of a Foreword" to introduce Church Dogmatics , volume 1.2. The quotation says so much about the relationship between Christology and ecclesiology in Protestant...
This post is the second in a twelve-part series on the current Christological confusion taking root in China's emerging Reformed Community (see part 1 here ). Context & Cause of the Current Confusion In one of the most fascinating developments in global Christianity today, many pastors and...
William VanDoodewaard
iv. This office the Lord Jesus did most willingly undertake; which that He might discharge, He was made under the law, and did perfectly fulfill it; endured most grievous torments immediately in His soul, and most painful sufferings in His body; was crucified, and died, was buried, and remained...
William VanDoodewaard
ii. The Son of God, the second person of the Trinity, being very and eternal God, of one substance and equal with the Father, did, when the fullness of time was come, take upon Him man's nature, with all the essential properties, and common infirmities thereof, yet without sin; being conceived by...