“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 this passage it is revealed to the believer that there is a secret will of God that he works within his intra-Trinitarian being, … Continue reading Let’s Dive Deeper: A Brief Theology on the Two Wills of God pt. 1
Tough Questions: Do babies who die go to heaven?
This is one of the most difficult questions that a person will ever face. One of the hardest things I have ever had to do was to minister to a set of parents who have lost their infant child. Many will say that it is wrong to comfort parents by saying that their child … Continue reading Tough Questions: Do babies who die go to heaven?
What we can Learn from Irenaeus and the “Rule of Faith”
One of the first major heresies to threaten the church was Gnosticism. Gnosticism taught that there was a higher and secret spiritual knowledge (gnosis) passed down by Jesus, and that only those who have obtained this knowledge would ultimately be saved. Though there was much variance of belief within Gnostic thinking, prominent and universal views among … Continue reading What we can Learn from Irenaeus and the “Rule of Faith”
A Drive-By Theology about God
Five Foundational Truths Christians have about God: God has spoken to man, and the Bible is His word. God is Lord and King over all things. God is Savior, active in sovereign love through the redemptive work of the Lord Jesus Christ, our rescuer. God is Triune (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit). Godliness refers to … Continue reading A Drive-By Theology about God
Are we “little gods?”
Psalm 82:6 - “I said, ‘You are “gods”; you are all sons of the Most High.’ John 10:34 - "Jesus answered them, “Is it not written in your Law, ‘I have said you are “gods”’? I got into a discussion this morning on our church's Facebook page regarding this passage. They were arguing that these verses clearly teach that … Continue reading Are we “little gods?”