Categories = ‘quotations + theology’
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.
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.
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...
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.
I watched an excellent programme on BBC One last night, called the Narnia Code. One of the points of the documentary was that CS Lewis preferred a medieval understanding of the universe to the modern ..
Evangelicals need to approach their theological formulae with more humility than in the past. It is the scriptural word that is infallible, not our ever imperfect attempts to restate it in appropriate..
Matthew 18.7 says this: ‘Woe to the world for temptations to sin! For it is necessary that temptations come, but woe to the one by whom the temptation comes!’ We have here an example of how difficult ..