Category = ‘theology’
Is it fair that Pharaoh is punished, if it is God who is making him stubborn?
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.
The most important thing about your mind is what it is fixed upon.
‘We now learn who God is from singing praise songs rather than the teachings of the Word’
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...
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.
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?
Garbage is a sign of provision. Potato peelings, apple cores, and squash seeds are silent witnesses that our Father is still feeding us.
Without doubt we are wrong and would remain wrong in many of our convictions - we need to learn to sit humbly under the authority of the Bible.