THE CHRISTIAN PILGRIM: Confident Journeyman or Uncertain Wanderer?

The pilgrim is a traveler, a journeyman without as yet a fixed abode. He is a foreigner in search of a homeland; an exile in “a hostile country whose [sole] hope is to find rest”.1 Whether the picture is of … Continue reading

Uzzah and the Ark, Revisited

Sources: John Mark Hicks: Uzzah and the Ark: Exegeical Considerations, Uzzah and the Ark 2: Theological Reflections and Churches of Christ, 1 & 2 Chronicles (The College Press Niv Commentary. Old Testament Series). Note: Only sources used extensively are listed.

Romans 4 – The Doctrine of Imputation: Clarifying Imputation

Clarifying Imputation Sources: Jack Cottrell: Romans Chapters 1-8 (College Press NIV Commentary), John Piper: Faith and the Imputation of Righteousness, R.L. Whiteside: A New Commentary on Paul’s Letter to the Saints in Rome, Robert Turner: Sermons on Grace Note: Only sources … Continue reading

Romans 4 – The Doctrine of Imputation: Understanding Righteousness

Understanding Righteousness Sources: Jack Cottrell: Romans Chapters 1-8 (College Press NIV Commentary), What the Bible Says about God the Redeemer Note: Only sources used extensively are listed.

Romans 4 – The Doctrine of Imputation: Defining the Nature of Abraham’s Faith

Defining the Nature of Abraham’s Faith Sources: Jack Cottrell: Romans Chapters 1-8 (College Press NIV Commentary), P.G. Mathew: The Nature of Saving Faith Note: Only sources used extensively are listed.

Romans 4 – The Doctrine of Imputation: Setting the Authorial Context

Setting the Authorial Context Sources: Jack Cottrell: Romans Chapters 1-8 (College Press NIV Commentary) Note: Only sources used extensively are listed.

Romans 4 – The Doctrine Imputation: Establishing the Historical Foreground

Establishing The Historical Foreground Sources: This sermon borrows extensively from scholar John Mark Hick’s article: GRACE, WORKS AND ASSURANCE: A THEOLOGICAL FRAMEWORK Note: Only sources used extensively are listed.

What Makes the Good News, Good?

The word gospel comes from the Greek word euangelion1 which literally means “good news”. Scripture uses the term in both a broad and narrow sense concerning salvation in Jesus, with the more restricted connotation occurring with greater frequency.    For … Continue reading