Tag: Theology

Owen’s ‘Mortification of Sin’ (Infograph)

Have you ever tried to read John Owen’s works? Its not easy, at least that is the mass consensus. He writes technically in Shakespearian English. I think this is what has put most people off. No doubt you have some desire to read the book for two reasons at least; firstly, books on Mortification are…

Differences Between Luther and Calvin

Luther and Calvin were two men that God used mightily in the Protestant Reformation. Both men loved the Lord, both men held to the 5 Sola’s, Christ Alone, Faith alone, Scripture Alone, Grace Alone, and everything to The Glory of God Alone. But they did have their differences. Today’s post in a just a brief…

Conversations on Covenantalism: What is it?

This is the second post in a little series I hope to be doing on the topic of Covenant Theology. If you have not read the first post which compares Covenant theology and dispensationalism then click here to read it.  Today we ask, what is Covenantalism/Covenant Theology. Covenant Theology focuses on one overall major covenant…

The Most Misunderstood Christian Doctrine: The Trinity

The Trinity is perhaps the most misunderstood doctrine in the Christian faith, possibly because it is such a uniquely Christian teaching. Therefore many cults and false religions enjoy using the trinity to attack a weak point in most Christian’s understanding. So we ask; is the idea of a trinity a contradiction while at the same…

The Olivet Discourse – Matthew 24

It has been on my mind for awhile to deal with the whole issue of eschatology, and to be honest, as I approached the issue, I began to realize how little I understand. The more I read various views (which initially seemed rather convincing) the more I began to realize that none really answers all…

A Friendly Discussion on Preterism (Part 2.1)

The Time Texts: The Crux of Preterism R.C. Sproul says that “the central thesis . . . of all preterists is that the New Testament’s time frame references with respect to the parousia point to a fulfillment within the lifetime of at least some of Jesus’ disciples.[i]” The majority of preterist books I have come…

A Friendly Discussion on Preterism (Part 1)

From the outset let me say that I have dear friends and brothers who are fellow Christians and labourers for Christ who hold to a preterist position. The point of my articles is to engage myself on these doctrines. However it is not to prove that my partial preterist friends are heretics, they are much…