Category = ‘theology’
Through the microscope
You look down your critical microscope at the New Testament, and you find God is looking back at you and declaring you to be a sinner.
Work yourself happy
God created human beings to work - and to rest. How can we do both well?
Sovereignty / Free will
Is it fair that Pharaoh is punished, if it is God who is making him stubborn?
Freedom vs Licence
Without self-restraint, without the capacity to defer the gratification of instinct, and without the habits of heart and deed that we call virtues, we will eventually lose our freedom.
What it is fixed upon
The most important thing about your mind is what it is fixed upon.
‘What in God’s name is happening in Christianity?’
‘We now learn who God is from singing praise songs rather than the teachings of the Word’
New Grace vs Old Law?
The NT does not proclaim grace where the OT proclaimed law, since God’s calling his people into healthy patterns of living was always his gracious gift.
Judgement is no longer on the basis of being part of the ethnic Jewish people of God...
It’s (not) the end of the world...
Jesus has warned us in advance, so we know what is to come, to keep our faith firm in the only one who can carry us safely to the end.
Give to Caesar...
When Jesus says, ‘Give back to Caesar what is Caesar and to God what is God’s,’ is there anything more going on than a clever answer?