Organized causes are innumerable. It takes about five minutes on social media to realize that just about every person has their favorite “cause” or purpose for which they strive. For some, it’s social justice; for others, women’s rights, LGBTQ rights, etc., etc., etc. The world is fragmented, and rarely is it united under one common … Continue reading Where Is Our Hope?
My wife, Christy, recently asked me to write an article distinguishing the Roman Catholic view of the Eucharist from the various Protestant views. When she asked, it occurred to me that this is a pretty important aspect of our theology because it touches the other views we might have. For example, how we see the … Continue reading The Eucharist: Roman Catholic & Protestant Views
This will be a brief introduction because it comes by way of prefatory caution rather than a long doctrinal debate or extensive theological excursus. Any systematic theology ought to start its discussion on God with divine incomprehensibility, in one way or another. If we proceed upon the assumption that God can be comprehended, either in … Continue reading Thinking About God: God Cannot be Comprehended | The Baptist Reformation
When we think of John Calvin, we rarely tend to consider his prolonged involvement in Trinitarian disputes. Calvin usually brings us thoughts of Reformed soteriology, a doctrine of salvation, which later came to rival that of the Remonstrants. But this doesn’t even come close to enveloping the full scope of Calvin’s work. Throughout his time … Continue reading Calvin, the Almost Genevan Criminal
Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God. Psalm 90:2 Remarking on the above passage, Stephen Charnock writes a striking paragraph that will leave any Christian in awe. Describing the majesty of our God in terms of God’s eternality, he … Continue reading From Everlasting to Everlasting Thou Art God
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