Category: Doctrine

What is the ‘Perfect’ in 1 Corinthians 13?

Today’s post will be a bit longer than normal, and slightly more technical. To frame this article it would help you to know that this text is part of an ongoing debate in Evangelical circles regarding the ‘revelatory gifts’ of the Holy Spirit. There are some called ‘continuationists’ who teach that the revelatory gifts of…

Are You Putting God in a Box?

“Putting God in a box”, I’m not sure if you have ever been accused of this. I have been reflecting on the accusation, since I don’t want to be guilty of it. Normally it’s used as a theological defence for continuationists (those who believe the sign gifts that the Holy Spirit granted during the apostolic…

Taking a look at Lectio Divina

Perhaps you don’t know what Lectio Divinia is, and in a few moments you may be smelling the beginnings of a polemical argument over an abstract point of Theology, I encourage you not to stop reading, because even if you don’t grasp everything, you can still benefit from this article in a number of ways.…

Common Questions of Amillenialism. #Ed. 3

The is the third post in this series, to see the first click here and to see the second click here. What is the Amil interpretation of Ezekiel 40-48, since it clearly implies a future temple? This is a great question since discussions on the temple come up regularly, especially in light of the dispensational expectation of…

Common Questions of Amillenialism. #Ed. 2

The is the second post in this series, to see the first click here. Since I want to keep these posts brief and accessible I have limited how much I will answer on each question. Today I am only answering one question, as only one came up as a result of the last post. Again,…

Common Questions of Amillenialism. #Ed. 1

Amillenialism (Amil’s) has been roughly marginalized in the modern evangelical church. So much of Evangelicalism is influenced by America, which since the First World War has been dominated by Dispensationalism (if these labels mean nothing to you, don’t worry, keep reading, and you will pick it up). There are different groups in Chrisendom who are…