My purpose in this last blog is to answer a simple question -- what do we do with dispensationalists? Or to put it differently, what do we do with people who disagree with us regarding the end times?
Let me ask two questions. They are not my questions, they are adapted from the great little book by Kevin Mathison, A Reformed Approach to Science and Scripture, Do we believe that God's revelation in Scripture is infallible? Do we believe that God's revelation in nature is infallible? The answer to both of these questions should be … Continue reading Faith and Science: The Two Book Dilemma
In our last blog we concluded that the days of Genesis 1:3-2:3 are not literal 24-hour days, but are analogical of God's days. We ended with this quote from John Collins which I use again to remind us of where we have come, ...the best explanation [of the days] is the one that takes these days … Continue reading Faith and Science: The Nature of the Days in Genesis 1:3-2:3 – Part 2
If you have read my previous exegetical blogs on Romans 9 you will understand that I believe Romans 9 discusses individual salvation and the election of individuals by God unto salvation. Yet some still try to insist that Romans 9 does not speak about this. They claim two things (cf. Baugh): Paul is simply addressing the historical … Continue reading Does Romans 9 Teach Individual or Corporate Election?
So far we have outlined the history, theology and brief biblical defence of the Reformation understanding of sola scriptura. Let me summarize this doctrine before we probe its implications for the life of the believer. You can check out the previous blogs, here, here and here. Sola scriptura was a doctrine believed and practiced, though not … Continue reading Sola Scriptura: Implications and Application, Part 4 of 4
I am a huge fan of the Denver Broncos. HUGE! So this week has been a good week for me since they just crushed the Carolina Panthers in the Super Bowl. But this isn't what this post is about, as you probably guessed from its title. But my thoughts were spurred by an sports columnist … Continue reading “If words do not matter, what does?”