There are many today who try to argue that Noah's flood only referred to a local or regional flood, not a global one. My goal here is to not and try to lay out the physical evidence that the latter indeed was the case (though I believe there are many such evidences), but to show … Continue reading Does the Bible Teach that Noah’s Flood was Global or Local?
Kiffin, Knollys, and the Formation of Baptist Ecclesiology
William Kiffin was one of the most influential and outstanding of the Particular Baptist leaders in 17th century England. In the 1630’s around the age of 21, Kiffin began his sixty-year pastorate at the Devonshire Square Particular Baptist Church. Kiffin’s ministry can be seen as one that was religiously radical, and politically moderate. Kiffin argued … Continue reading Kiffin, Knollys, and the Formation of Baptist Ecclesiology
Evil is Not a Problem for the Christian
Many believers try to respond to the "problem of evil" argument against God by immediately trying to argue the facts. Facts do exist, which I will show later, but that is not the first step that should be taken. Rather, the issue can best be settled by trying to define our terms. When someone speaks … Continue reading Evil is Not a Problem for the Christian
The Geometry of Christ’s Love
so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. – Ephesians 3:17-19 In the Church we often … Continue reading The Geometry of Christ’s Love
The Gospel in Two-Words…
And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience— among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires … Continue reading The Gospel in Two-Words…
The War for the Gospel is already Here
I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting him who called you in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel—not that there is another one, but there are some who trouble you and want to distort the gospel of Christ. But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach to you a gospel … Continue reading The War for the Gospel is already Here
Who is this Jesus: God, Man, or Both?
And the men marveled, saying, “What sort of man is this, that even winds and sea obey him?” -Matthew 8:27 There is so much debate today regarding who Jesus was. Was he a teacher, prophet, good man, or God? Many religions have made attempt after attempt to try and disprove that Christ was the God-Man … Continue reading Who is this Jesus: God, Man, or Both?
We are all Called to be Missionaries according to the Early Church
In light of the fear of persecution that many early Christians faced it in no way undercut the missional nature of the church, and the desire by many to see the gospel spread throughout the world. It would seem as though the persecution of their fellow Christians would have undermined the courage of other Christians … Continue reading We are all Called to be Missionaries according to the Early Church
Let’s Dive Deeper: A Brief Theology on the Two Wills of God pt. 3
“The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our sons forever, that we may observe all the words of this law.” – Deuteronomy 29:29 In the previous two blogs, we have looked at the two wills of God, namely his secret will and his revealed will. This is … Continue reading Let’s Dive Deeper: A Brief Theology on the Two Wills of God pt. 3
Let’s Dive Deeper: A Brief Theology on the Two Wills of God pt. 2
“The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our sons forever, that we may observe all the words of this law.” – Deuteronomy 29:29 In the last blog we looked at part one of this brief theology regarding the two wills of God, namely the secret will of … Continue reading Let’s Dive Deeper: A Brief Theology on the Two Wills of God pt. 2