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The Spirit of the Disciplines, chapter 3

In this chapter Dallas Willard talks about the salvation we have in Christ as a “full life” phenomenon.

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Being Human

Sunday’s message was on theological anthropology – the Christian view of what it means to be human. I made two broad claims: Humans are made in God’s image. Being made in the image of God is better understood functionally or … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Flames & Hell’s Gates

For several years now, I’ve seen churches hosting a dramatic presentation called Heaven’s Gates and Hell’s Flames. The one I went to focused on the horrors of hell, the uncertainty of life – we could die any moment, and the … Continue reading

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Divine Information

Yesterday I mused about some comments Al Mohler made during an ETS meeting about inerrancy. He said, Would God give inaccurate information in a revelation to us? No. But in revelation he would give us information that we can see, … Continue reading

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Adding Eternal Life

A guy walks up to Jesus. “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life.” Or, taking it in context, we might paraphrase, “Jesus I already have everything a man could ever want. I’m rich. I’m happy. I just … Continue reading

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Karl Barth on the Modern Marginalization of Ecclesiology

In Church Dogmatics IV.1 p 150, Barth writes: “It was an intolerable truncation of the Christian message when the older Protestantism steered the whole doctrine of the atonement—and with it, ultimately, the whole of theology—into the cul de sac of … Continue reading

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