Straight From the Word: Inward Sin


We are often led to believe sin is merely an outward manifestation of an inward desire. Sin consists in the acting out of an inward disposition, a desire or perhaps an orientation. A desire or an orientation cannot be sin, it is commonly thought. However, we ought to meditate on the sweet Word of God … Continue reading Straight From the Word: Inward Sin

Paul’s Theology On The Bondage Of Sin Found In The Context Of Romans 6-8 PART IV


In Part I, we established that we are enslaved to sin completely, as Paul clearly teaches in Romans 6. Part II covered that our will is bound to sin so deeply that “our members bear fruit for death,” (7:5). In Part III, we discussed how depraved the mind is in sin and that “in the … Continue reading Paul’s Theology On The Bondage Of Sin Found In The Context Of Romans 6-8 PART IV

Death by Generalization: Making Distinctions


Distinctions, distinctions, distinctions. We must be willing and able to make distinctions if we are going to have conversations about things like religion and politics. These are highly sensitive subjects important to many if not most people. Thus, we need to be careful with our language and with how we approach these things. It is … Continue reading Death by Generalization: Making Distinctions

Thabiti and TGC: A Response | The Baptist Reformation


People. The object of the second greatest commandment in Scripture is people. It would, then, be no surprise to the outsider looking in that the church must be concerned with one another. We know one another by our love for one another. This is a distinguishing mark of the true Church. Love, for my family in … Continue reading Thabiti and TGC: A Response | The Baptist Reformation

Paul’s Theology On The Bondage Of Sin Found In The Context Of Romans 6-8 PART III


The Bondage of Thinking Found in Romans 8 Undoubtedly, from what we can gather of Paul’s theology in his epistle to the Romans, he believes in the complete bondage of the will to the power of sin brought upon the world in Adam, and this bondage is deeply embedded in our will, affecting our passions and intellect. … Continue reading Paul’s Theology On The Bondage Of Sin Found In The Context Of Romans 6-8 PART III

Paul’s Theology On The Bondage Of Sin Found In The Context Of Romans 6-8 PART II


Bondage of the Will Found in Romans 7 From the time of the Fall, all humans are slaves of sin, as we discussed in Part I. In this article we will discover in Chapter 7 of Paul’s epistle to the Romans what exactly sin does in our very “members”. The Word of the Lord says, “For while we were living in the … Continue reading Paul’s Theology On The Bondage Of Sin Found In The Context Of Romans 6-8 PART II