Category Archives: Theology

The God-centered Gospel

https://tabletalkmagazine.com/article/2012/04/god-centered-gospel/ by Michael Horton Here is a good portion of the article:  (go to the link to read the full article) One of the great places where this gets worked out in Reformed theology is the covenant of redemption. Also … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer, Relationship with Jesus Christ, The doctrine of the Trinity, Theology, Theology of God, Truth, worship

The book of Leviticus and Isaiah 53

    See how Isaiah 53 is a continuation/ development of the teaching and theology of substitutionary atonement for sin and how a Rabbi admitted that the Day of Atonement is parallel with Jesus of Nazareth, the Messiah.  I would … Continue reading

Posted in Atonement for sin, Bible Study, Leviticus, Old Testament book study, Substitutionary Atonement, The Atonement of Christ, Theology

An Excellent argument vs. Muslims on John 17:3

Denis Giron wrote: in combox of discussing with Muslims at Blogging Theology   “Regarding John 17:3, the Father bears the title μονος αληθινος θεος. I see the Son bearing nearly identical titles, such as μονογενης θεος in John 1:18, and … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Deity of Christ, Islam, Muslims, Theology

Long Before the Council of Nicea of 325 AD, the early Church taught the Deity of Christ

https://www.str.org/blog/nine-early-church-fathers-who-taught-jesus-god#.Wk9rlFQ-dTY    

Posted in Apologetics, church history, Council of Nicea, Deity of Christ, early church history, Theology

John 1:1 “. . . and the Word was God”

A person who goes by “patrobin” over at a Muslim blog (Paul Williams) asked: “Where does John 1:1 say Jesus is God?” Answer: in the third clause, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Deity of Christ, Islam, Muslims, Paul Bilal Williams, Sola Scriptura, The doctrine of the Trinity, Theology

“We Believe” – The Apostle’s Creed – Keith and Kristyn Getty

  Worshipful doctrinal songs are a great blessing.  Praise God for the Gettys who are writing some great hymns today full of Scriptural truths and sound doctrine!  Singing these songs in a spirit of prayer helps me focus on the … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Prayer, Spiritual songs, The rule of Faith, Theology, Theology of God, worship

The only full and revealed answer to suffering in this life

I wrote this several years ago at another blog that I write (James Swan’s Beggars All Reformation and Apologetics. We don’t know all the answers for our questions about pain and suffering in this life, the book of Job gives … Continue reading

Posted in Incarnation of Jesus Christ, Suffering and God's Sovereignty, The doctrine of the Trinity, Theology, Theology of God, Truth | 1 Comment