Hymn Commentary: The Law of God is Good and Wise


God’s eternal Moral Law represents His personal holiness and is the standard for all righteousness.  It is written on the consciences of all men, summarized in the Ten Commandments, and further summarized in the two greatest commandments to love God and love neighbor.  But sinful man rejects God’s Law because he rejects God Himself.  And, … Continue reading Hymn Commentary: The Law of God is Good and Wise

Straight From the Word: James 3:13-18


13 Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom. 14 But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and be false to the truth. 15 This is not the wisdom that comes down from above, but is earthly, … Continue reading Straight From the Word: James 3:13-18

Straight From the Word: James 2:8-13


8 If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing well. 9 But if you show partiality, you are committing sin and are convicted by the law as transgressors. 10 For whoever keeps the whole law but fails in one point has become guilty of all … Continue reading Straight From the Word: James 2:8-13

John Frame Strikes Again


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

What Is the Power of God?


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?

Mary, Mother of God


No phrase in modern evangelicalism is more cringe-worthy than “Mary, mother of God.” There was a time when I couldn’t stand this designation. “Mother of God?” I’d ask myself, “God is un-created! He can’t have a mother!” It seemed so impious and blasphemous to suggest that God the Son had an earthly mother. But, what … Continue reading Mary, Mother of God