In his recent article, Dr. John Frame has once more put his fingers to the keyboard in another effort to critique Classical Christian Theism and has made sure, this time, to take on Thomas Aquinas directly. The problem? He demonstrates a great deal of misunderstanding, and I do not say that lightly. After a painful … Continue reading John Frame Strikes Again
For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. –– Romans 1:16 There are several ways in which we could answer the question, "What is the power of God?" We could discuss the attribute of … Continue reading What Is the Power of God?
"For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his natural face in a mirror; for once he has looked at himself and gone away, he has immediately forgotten what kind of person he was. But one who looks intently at the perfect law, the law of liberty, and abides by … Continue reading Straight from the Word: James 1:23-25
Justice is a hotly debated topic these days. As Christians, we ought to define justice along biblical lines rather than espouse the culturally acceptable definitions. Justice is used in both the Old and New Testaments to refer to God's standard of righteousness applied to any given situation. Justice does not always refer to civil law as … Continue reading Straight From the Word: What is Biblical Justice?
As a result of the recent discussion concerning the doctrine of divine simplicity (DDS) an objection has been raised referred to as "modal collapse." This objection purposes to show an inconsistency in the claims of DDS when brought into relationship with divine freedom. For example, if God's will is indistinguishable from His essence, He could … Continue reading Stephen Charnock’s Response to Modal Collapse