Josh Thibodaux, “The One”

, posted by Martin Glynn

[The following is an expanded version of a devotional I wrote for a friend’s ministry newsletter] “For it was fitting that he, for whom and by whom all things exist, in bringing many sons to…

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William Lane Craig, The Atonement

, posted by SEA

Please click on the link to view William Lane Craig, The Atonement (Elements in the Philosophy of Religion; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018) (doi:10.1017/9781108558020). Here is an abstract: The Atonement offers in a concise compass an…

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FWS Podcast: Christology

, posted by Remonstrance

In these episodes Dr. Vic Reasoner will discuss Christology. Alternative Link: Christology (Part 1) Alternative Link: Christology (Part 2) Alternative Link: Christology (Part 3) Alternative Link: Christology (Part 4)   

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Cur Deus Homo

, posted by drwayman

“God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, and through him to reconcile to himself all things” (Colossians 1:19-20, NIV). “Cur Deus homo?” was the great question that challenged the Church for centuries. “Why…

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Arminius’s Christology

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One’s justification and thus atonement before God is realized by one’s faith in and union with Christ Jesus (which is akin to Calvinistic doctrine and very much unlike Roman Catholic doctrine). The following is what…

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Gerald Owens, The Incarnation as Divine Self-Defintion

, posted by geraldowens

Fundamentally, salvation is very simple. In 1 John 4:14-15 we read:

14 And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of the world. 15 If anyone acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God lives in him and he in God.[NIV]

This central claim of Christianity is the most controversial: that a man who looked like everyone else and had a body just like everyone else’s that died like everyone else’s, was God. To deny that claim it is to depart from Orthodoxy Christianity as seen by both Calvinists and Arminians. However, its implications call into question some of the core assumptions of Calvinism, for what definition of God permits Jesus to be God?

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John 1:1-17; a Christmas Devotional

, posted by Martin Glynn

Many believe that there are only two tellings of the Christmas story in Scripture: Luke 3, and Matthew 1-2. But there is a third telling: John chapter one.

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him as life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.

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