Theology

Jul 20

Exchanging Truth for a Lie: Image, Idolatry, and the People of God by Benjamin L. Gladd

The Apostle Paul reserves some of his harshest, most theologically poignant words about sin for Romans 1:18-32. In 1:18 he states, “The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people.” Paul pulls no punches here. If we read Romans 1:18-32 in isolation, we arrive at a distorted […]

Jul 14

Walking to Death: Isaac and Jesus by Jim Elliff

The wood for burning and the wooden cross for crucifying was laid on Isaac and Jesus.

Jul 8

The Trinity’s Fruitful Root by D. Blair Smith

Giving attention to the “shadow” of the Father helps us understand what it means to confess, as the Church does at the opening of the Nicene Creed, “I believe in one God, the Father Almighty.”

Jun 28

Jesus and The Reality of Hell by Jared C. Wilson

We see here again how frighteningly easy it is to go to hell. Like the rich man, simply mind your own business.

Jun 24

Simplicity and Trinity: Friends or Foes? by Ryan Hurd

In elementary terms, how does the doctrine of simplicity relate to the doctrine of the sacred Trinity? The answer is, simplicity is provisional, among other things, for gaining insight into God himself as Trinity, Father, Son, Spirit. Simplicity is part of the prolegomena for trinitarian teaching, because simplicity is in the cement of any monotheism […]

Jun 21

The Bird with a Leaf in Her Mouth by Jared C. Wilson

When we go through something difficult, that is typically when we begin to question whether God is actually good, whether he's actually remembered us, whether he even cares, if we're even saved!

May 12

God’s Excellent Greatness For You by David McLemore

God can, at the same time, sit us in his lap and hear our prayers while hearing the prayers of all the saints throughout the world.

Apr 15

Patrick Schreiner on How an Understanding of the Gospel of the “Kingdom” Influences Christian Ministry by Patrick Schreiner

We asked Patrick Schreiner, associate professor of New Testament and Biblcial Theology at Midwestern Seminary, “How does understanding the gospel of the “Kingdom” influence Christian ministry today?”

Mar 30

Ronni Kurtz on the Danger in Only Caring About Christ’s Work by Ronni Kurtz

FTC.co asks Ronni Kurtz, managing editor at FTC, “What is the danger in only caring about the work of Christ and not the person?”

Mar 29

The Resurrection’s Higher Math by Jared C. Wilson

And Sadducees came to him, who say that there is no resurrection. And they asked him a question, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies and leaves a wife, but leaves no child, the man must take the widow and raise up offspring for his brother. There were seven brothers; […]