Dane Ortlund's Gentle and Lowly fails to demonstrate what it is explicitly seeking to but beautifully succeeds in doing something else.
On Christmas we celebrate the birth of our king. But if Jesus is king, what is His kingdom? In the second post in this advent series, we will consider the kingdom of Christ the king.
On Tuesday we celebrate the birth of the king. That Jesus is king means that He has a land and a people over which He rules. In this series of posts, consider with me our King and the Kingdom He rules, both a people and a place.
Why does the author of the Letter to the Hebrews, in the midst of his rigorous argument regarding the New and Old Covenants (diatheke), introduce the rough analogy of a will (diatheke) or does he? The common interpretation understands Hebrews 9:15-22 as an analogy made between a biblical covenant and a will; I briefly contend here that better sense is made of the text if we read diatheke as a covenant between God and man—not a will.
[Continued from Part 1, here.] As an example of the significance of limiting concepts, let us first consider the Trinity. God has given us in Scripture adequate attestation that our reasoning is trustworthy and the law of non-contradiction is presupposed in Scripture and human reason. Foundational to the Bible is the claim of Monotheism: Yahweh alone … Continue reading Limiting Concepts and Biblical Logic – Part 2