Category Archives: Theology

On the Bondage of the Human Will – slaves of sin

Originally written in 2013 at Beggar’s All Reformation and Apologetics. (James Swan’s web-blog) (here with some editing and additions) This debate reminds me of Luther’s famous statement at the end of his work, The bondage of the Will, in answering Erasmus’ The Freedom … Continue reading

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John Piper’s Excellent Response to the Muslim’s “A Common Word” (from 2008)

This was from 2008. When I have more time, I want to write more on this issue. Piper’s excellent response is still true today. Many Evangelical missionaries and mission board leaders surprised and confused and disappointed many of us in … Continue reading

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Contending for Our All, part 3

Contending for Our All Part 1 Contending for Our All Part 2 Where Biblical Truth, Theology, Church History, Missions, & proper Contextualization come together. We continue our series on Athanasius’ (lived from around 300-373 AD) statement “Contending For Our All”, … Continue reading

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Contending for Our All (Part 2)

For Part 1, see here.   I would encourage you to go back and read Part 1 and refresh the issue in your mind.  Piper shows how the things that Athanasius stood for in his day, are amazingly relevant for today’s … Continue reading

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Trinity vs. Tawheed

This was an excellent debate where James White explains and defends the doctrine of the Trinity vs. a Muslim named Jake Brancatella, who uses worldly human philosophy over God’s Revelation (the New Testament). God has revealed Himself in history through … Continue reading

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Who puts philosophy before exegesis of the Text?

See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ.” Colossians 2:8 Pastor John Piper makes a great case for … Continue reading

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Derek Murrell Nailed it.

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God without mood swings

http://www.romans45.org/articles/impassib.htm#15

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علم تفسیر (Farsi form) علم التفسیر (Arabic form) = “The Science of Interpretation”

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
Credit goes to a Christian named “Frankz” who posted this video in the com-box of Paul Williams blog. [no longer there; Williams deleted his blogs several times]  I appreciate Paul Williams letting this video…

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Theological Resources from The Master’s Seminary

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
http://www.theologicalresources.org/the-masters-seminary/lectures/

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