The Mercy and Providence of God According to 2 Kings 6:8-23


Israel is at war with Syria (or Aram in some translations), the Syrian army is making raids in the land of Israel, and Elisha is the prophet of God at this time. In chapters four and five of 2 Kings, Elisha is performing miracles in the name of Yahweh and by the power of God. However, … Continue reading The Mercy and Providence of God According to 2 Kings 6:8-23

What Is The Old Covenant?


Typically, when we think of the OC (Old Covenant) we think of only the Mosaic Covenant made with the people of Israel on Mount Sinai, with all of the old laws that were specific to Israel and their culture, the Ten Commandments, and the requirement for sacrifices and circumcision. These ingredients are often thought to be what … Continue reading What Is The Old Covenant?

Francis Cheynell on Eternal Generation


This is an excerpt from a larger article. See Here. This discussion picks up right after I talk about Bruce Ware’s claim that the orthodox notion of eternal generation is no less threatening to the doctrine of the Trinity than Ware’s own Eternal Relational Authority Subordinationism (ERAS). The issue that Ware points out here has … Continue reading Francis Cheynell on Eternal Generation

Does the Old Testament Encourage Evil?


Here we go again. This topic has been visited, and re-visited, and re-re-visited hundreds of times. I guess it’s never too late to take one last swing at the dead horse, is it? After all, this is an allegation the atheist seems to bring up time and time again no mater how many times Christian’s respond … Continue reading Does the Old Testament Encourage Evil?