Grab bag

Some helpful articles I’ve bookmarked recently (or not so recently): “How to Pray for Afghan Christians” (Kevin Carson) “Jesus Is Literally All They Have Left” (Randy Alcorn) “9 Things You Should Know About the Taliban” (Joe Carter) “Celebrating 50 Years Of Marriage” (Paul Tripp) “Preaching the Funeral Sermon I Once Most Dreaded” (Hershael York) — […]

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Grab bag

Some helpful articles I’ve bookmarked: Monday is Reformation Day — the 499th anniversary of the day that Martin Luther posted his theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg. Here are 10 things you should know about the Reformation. Andy Naselli and J. D. Crowley wrote an excellent book on the conscience. Now […]

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BCDC weekend 1 theology notes

The following documents contain the Power Point slides I used in my presentation in last weekend’s Biblical Counseling and Discipleship Conference (track 2).  These presentations covered three areas of theology to help participants prepare for the ACBC exam for certification. Theology Proper Q 1 — The Basis of the Trinity Theology Proper Q 2 — […]

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The Trinity

Recently a friend gave me a copy of Michael Reeves’ book, Delighting in the Trinity: An Introduction to the Christian Faith. I have enjoyed what I have read of the book so far very much. In these videos, Reeves explains the significance of the Trinity to the Christian life.         See more […]

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The Trinity illustrated

A few years ago, I posted this commonly used diagram as an attempt to explain the Trinity: Now Justin Taylor has provided this expanded diagram (and a helpful explanation to accompany the diagram) to explain the Trinity. See also J. I. Packer’s comments about how he would explain the Trinity to a child here.

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The Father and the Son

Several years ago, Mark Ashton-Smith was on a planned 4-day kayak trip around the Isle of Wight in England when his kayak capsized.  Unable to get back into the canoe and in frigid and rough waters, he reached for his phone (which he’d had the foresight to place in a watertight container) and called the […]

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Grab bag

Some helpful articles I’ve seen recently: There’s an elephant in the room, except everyone is talking about this one.  James MacDonald recently hosted his “Elephant Room 2” dialog, and invited T. D. Jakes (who has been understood to hold to the heretical view of modalism, regarding the Trinity, not to mention being in the camp […]

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Honoring Christ

It’s late Saturday morning and you are trying to make progress on your too-long weekend to-do list when your door bell rings.  You weren’t expecting company and as you go to the door you glance outside the window and don’t see a car in the driveway.  “I wonder who it could be,” you muse. You […]

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