Tag: theology

Learning the Historic Christian Faith

Resources to Help You Go Deeper Biblical instruction. Theological training. Spiritual formation. Moral renovation. The church has a responsibility to teach, train, equip, explain, guide, motivate, illustrate, illumine, and generally communicate the entire Word of God and the things of God to the people of God. We also have a responsibility to do this missionally. […]

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Angry With God? My Fourth Concern

The Emotional Life My fourth concern is our struggle with emotions in general. Anger suffers from our more general lack of a way to deal with emotions. Emotions. Can you trust them? Many Christians don’t think you can. This is the result of some unhelpful teaching on emotions that became pretty common in some circles. […]

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Angry With God? My Third Concern

To get at this concern, let’s have a  hypothetical conversation. Scenario One: You say, “I’m angry with God.” I say, “Hmm. What are you doing about your anger with God?” Your answer:  Silence. I rest my case. Angry at God and doing nothing about it. That is hazardous to your heart and souring to your […]

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Becoming Human

A Short Theological-Spiritual Reflection When I was a sophomore in college, a little book was revolutionary for me. The book was Fully Human, Fully Alive by John Powell. Later, I discovered that phrase had its origins in one of the ancient church theologians (Irenaeus) who said, “For the glory of God is the one fully […]

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John Wesley on Salvation

Read this wonderful explanation of what is included in salvation by John Wesley, the great revivalist and founder of the Methodist church: By salvation I mean, not barely deliverance from hell, or going to heaven, but a present deliverance from sin, a restoration of the soul to its primitive health, its original purity; a recovery of […]

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The Lord!

  The LORD. When the Bible talks about God the LORD, one of the constant descriptions is the mightiness of the Lord. The Lord is the Almighty. There is another wonderful word that describes our mighty, Almighty Lord. It is the word sovereign. Sovereign and Lord are synonyms. A sovereign is a lord and a lord […]

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