Pneu•ma•tol•o•gy

Pneumatology refers (normally) to the doctrine of the Person and work of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is one of the Persons of the Trinity, as fully Divine as the Father and the Son. It is through the work of the Spirit that Scripture was inspired, salvation is applied, and believers are being conformed…

The Good News of the Gospel

Almost 2000 years ago a man named Jesus came from the wilderness with a startling message. He told everyone who would listen, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel.” Even though it was first delivered long ago and far away, that message remains at…

And I Quote—February 15

Does it make sense to pray for guidance about the future if we are not obeying in the thing that lies before us today? How many momentous events in Scripture depended on one person’s seemingly small act of obedience! Rest assured: Do what God tells you to do now, and, depend upon it, you will…

Tempted and Tried—Part Two

Our first “book of the month” post gave some background info, this one gives some teaser quotes, and our detailed review will begin next week. Enjoy! Quotes Temptation is so strong in our lives precisely because it’s not about us. Temptation is an assault by the demonic powers on the rival empire of the Messiah.…

Martin Luther… Yet Speaking

I certainly grant that many passages in the Scriptures are obscure and hard to elucidate, but that is due, not to the exalted nature of their subject, but to our own linguistic and grammatical ignorance; and it does not in any way prevent our knowing all the contents of Scripture. For what solemn truth can…

Chris•tol•o•gy

Over the next several weeks, we will be covering the major “ologies” used to refer to the various topics of theological study. Not all of these terms are of equal significance in the grand scope of things but all of them are worth knowing. Christology is the doctrine of the person of Christ. Jesus Christ…

Pinterest Boards and Ayah Lists

Why bother to interpret the Bible? If the Holy Spirit is really the One that guides us into truth, what is the point of a formal process of interpretation? Doesn’t it just get in the way? Why worry about the “original inspired meaning of a passage”? Why not just read and let the Spirit speak…