Archives for Nov 25, 2011 @ 21:10

A Celtic Compline

Christ with us sleeping, Christ with us waking, Christ with us watching, each day and each night. Save us, Lord, while we are awake, guard us while we are asleep; that, awake, we may watch with Christ, and, asleep, may rest in His peace. [Read more…]

KFC Family Nugget Robusto

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Are Catholics Born Again?

Did you see this by Deacon Mike Bickerstaff? My mother was a Catholic and my father was a Baptist. Both were committed, after serious consideration on my father’s part, to raise their children Catholic and baptize us at infancy. Years later I met non-Catholic Christians who would invariably ask me if I had been saved [Read More…]

A Soterian Gospel Test

Some folks have reshaped the Bible and the gospel so that it is driven by the plan for personal salvation. The Greek word for salvation is soteria so it is accurate to refer to such thinkers as soterians and their gospel as the soterian gospel. There are ways of detecting whether we are soterians or [Read More…]

For and Against Calvinism 10

The question at hand is this: Did Christ die for every human being and make atonement for every human being, or did Christ die effectively only for the elect? Strong Calvinists, or high Calvinists, contend Christ died only for the elect (particular redemption, limited atonement) while Arminians believe Christ died for all but only those [Read More…]

Simply Jesus 4

The major themes of the Exodus are at the heart of Tom Wright’s new book Simply Jesus: A New Vision of Who He Was, What He Did, and Why He Matters. But there’s more to say than that: Exodus is at the heart of the entire mission of Jesus. Because this Exodus theme is both [Read More…]