October 31, 1517

Martin Luther sends 95 theses (points for debate) about the abuse of indulgences* to Archbishop Albrecht of Mainz. It is possible that he also nailed his theses to the door of the Wittenberg church, though there is no firm evidence that he did so. While the theses themselves were not particularly revolutionary, the controversy they…

In a Dry and Thirsty Land

A Meditation on Psalm 63 O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee:      My soul thirsteth for thee, My flesh longeth for thee,      In a dry and thirsty land, where no water is; To see thy power and thy glory,      So as I have seen thee…

And I Quote—May 2

And-I-QuoteOne must get one’s framework of assumptions—one’s presuppositions—from somewhere. If one does not get them from healthy, biblically grounded systematic theology, one will most likely get them from the spirit of the age, whether that be Enlightenment rationalism or postmodern relativism or historicism.

Vern Poythress, Kinds of Biblical Theology, Westminster Theological Journal 70/1 (2008), pg 134

Friday Findings—April 29

Spiritual Drafting and the Danger of Christian Complacency “We may think some people are naturally zealous or supernaturally gifted with spiritual fervor. Perhaps so. But my observation is that zealous Christians are those who are most committed to the awesomely ordinary means of grace[.]” Moms, Your Secret Sacrifices Matter “So as mothers, when we’re wiping…

New Series Coming Up!

For the last twelve weeks, we have journeyed through some of the major headings of systematic theology. Yet the jargon of theology consists of more than just words. If you are to understand the ‘language’ of theology, there are also people whose names you should know, dates whose significance you should understand, and books whose…