Shane Vander Hart: The Incarnation is amazing! God the Son, the co-Creator of the universe, humbled Himself by coming not as King, but son of a carpenter.
This is the seventh in a series of posts – Chapter One, Part Two – from my book, With Christ in the Voting Booth: “He removeth kings, and setteth up kings” (Dan. 2:21). John Calvin’s theology had an enormous influence on Western thought and the views of some of the founders of our nation. He […]
A great passage from J.I. Packer, an Anglican and Reformed theologian who teaches theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. He wrote in A Quest for Godliness: The Puritan Vision of the Christian Life that if we obey truth it will heal us. Truth obeyed, said the Puritans, will heal. The word fits, because […]
British-born Canadian theologian J.I. Packer addresses a common question asked of those who are Calvinists – “Why evangelize if God predestines?” He points out that it is our job to proclaim the Gospel, it is God’s job to save. It is our job to be faithful in sharing Christ, it is God’s job to be […]
J.I. Packer, British-born Canadian theologian writes in his book Truth and Power: The Place of Scripture in the Christian Life: Any degree of skepticism about the portrait of Christ, the promises of God, the principles of godliness, and the power of the Holy Spirit, as biblically presented, has the effect of enslaving us to our […]