As a tribute to the topic of the 2016 Los Angeles Theology Conference (LATC) for this year, “The Voice of God in the Text of Scripture,” we are running a number of posts of the doctrine of Scripture. Today’s post is the second of a three part series looking at at how different perspectives on […]
Perhaps those of us who live in the west are more familiar than others with the fact that it was Muir who was instrumental in creating a national preserve around Yosemite, which the following year an act of Congress declared it one of our most magnificent National Parks.
Some students have wondered why Christians should devote such time and effort in studying the Old Testament. We are New Covenant believers, so shouldn’t our focus be on the New Testament rather than the Hebrew Bible? I would like to offer seven reasons why Christians find great blessing and benefit in studying the Old Testament.
I thoroughly enjoyed this book and endorse it as an important resource for those interested in a biblical theology of the land. While I don’t embrace his conclusions, Martin has given us much to think about and discuss.
Over the years of my teaching First John I have wrestled with the concept of conditional forgiveness as reflected in 1 John 1:9, “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” Does this mean that if I don’t confess my sins, I […]