Tom Schreiner: An Invincible Hope

November 18, 2011Thomas Schreiner

Yesterday we posted Tom Schreiner’s message on the wrath of God, from a Biola University chapel message. Today we are posting his second message from Biola: An Invincible Hope, from Romans 8:31-39. Tweet

Thomas Schreiner on the Wrath of God

November 17, 2011Thomas Schreiner, Wrath of God

The wrath of God is a doctrine that is often rejected today. However, the wrath of God is a deeply biblical doctrine! But how exactly should we understand the wrath of God? Below is an older video of Thomas Schreiner delivering a chapel message at Biola University back in 2010. The title of his message … Read More

Did God Make Me Sin?

November 16, 2011Fred Zaspel, Problem of Evil

By Fred G. Zaspel – God and Sin We have all noticed how trials of whatever kind somehow have built into them a strong potential for sin. Physical suffering, emotional stress, bereavement, persecution — trials of whatever kind — bring with them the temptation to faithlessness, giving up, callousness, bitterness, despair, and a host of … Read More

John Owen on the Trinity

November 15, 2011John Owen, Paul Helm, Puritans, Trinity

By Paul Helm – John Owen’s short work A Brief Declaration of the Doctrine of the Trinity and also of the Person and Satisfaction of Christ, were published in 1668-9, (in Works, II) at a time when Dr. Owen and his wife Mary were resident in the home in Stoke Newington of the former Cromwellian … Read More

Reformation Commentary on Scripture

November 15, 2011Reformation, Uncategorized

I am very excited to read the upcoming volumes in the new Reformation Commentary on Scripture, by InterVarsity Press. Timothy George is the general editor and Scott Manetsch the associate general editor. The series is projected to be 28 volumes (13 on the OT and 15 on the NT.) Already the first volume, edited by Gerald … Read More

G. K. Beale’s New Testament Biblical Theology

November 15, 2011Biblical Theology

One book you will want to dig your teeth into is G. K. Beale’s  A New Testament Biblical Theology: The Unfolding of the Old Testament in the New.  WTS Books is selling this large volume at the special price of 45% off (until Nov. 23).  Be sure to read online for free his chapter “The Eschatological Storyline of … Read More

A Light to the Nations

November 14, 2011Reviews

  On Credo’s “Reviews” page, David Rogers has written a review of Michael Goheen’s new book, A Light to the Nations: The Missional Church and the Biblical Story. Rogers begins, Michael Goheen is Geneva Professor of Worldview and Religious Studies at Trinity Western University, Langley, B.C., Canada, Teaching Fellow in Mission and World Christianity at Regent College … Read More

The Bible is a Story About a Promise

November 14, 2011Biblical Theology

By Steve Weaver –  This post is the third in a series of six that seeks to develop the following summarizing sentence about the Bible: “The Bible is the story of a God who makes a spectacular promise about a supernatural person who creates a special people to live in a supernal place with Him … Read More

The Bible is a Story About God

November 11, 2011Biblical Theology, Doctrine of God

By Steve Weaver   Parents know that children who are raised in church give the same answer when asked virtually any question about the Bible: God. Although this predictable answer is sometimes humorous, the answer is given for good reason. Children learn early on that God is the right answer to so many questions. Who … Read More

Credo bloggers presenting at ETS

November 10, 2011ETS

Next week is the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society in San Francisco. The theme this year is: “No Other Name.” Several of Credo’s weekly blog contributors will be presenting papers. So if you will be attending you may be interested in attending one of them. Here they are! (We have put the page … Read More

Who Owns Greatness?

November 10, 2011Fred Zaspel

By Fred G. Zaspel – After King David and the people of Israel had given generously toward the coming Temple which Solomon would build, David paused for worship. His prayer is famous for its exalted praise: Therefore David blessed the Lord in the presence of all the assembly. And David said: “Blessed are you, O … Read More

Thanksgiving books for children

November 10, 2011Reviews

By Elizabeth Barrett – With Thanksgiving only a little more than 2 weeks away I wanted to share some children’s books that you can use to help your little ones understand this very special holiday. Some of these books teach the historical origins of Thanksgiving, while others seek to promote a heart that is thankful … Read More

Adam and the Gospel: Is a Historical Adam Necessary?

November 9, 2011Gospel, Historical Adam

Yesterday in chapel at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, President R. Albert Mohler led a panel discussion on the subject: Is a Historical Adam Necessary? As you may know, this topic has been under severe debate in recent days, with books being published on both sides of the divide. Joining Mohler is Steve Wellum, James … Read More

Untruths from One of the World’s Most Influential Pulpits

November 9, 2011Luke Stamps, Television

By Luke Stamps   I recently found a funny and, at the same time, insightful list of “51 Untruths I’ve Learned from Television.”  Many of the items are hilarious.  Here are a few choice cuts: 1. Law enforcement departments hate working together. Someone will always pull rank or jurisdiction. 18. Ventilation systems prove to be … Read More

The Story of the Bible

November 9, 2011Biblical Theology

By Steve Weaver   Everyone loves a good story! There is something about the words, “Once upon a time . . .” that capture the attention and the imagination of both young and old.  We never outgrow our love for a story. This is clearly evident by American’s seemingly insatiable appetite for books, television and … Read More


November 9, 2011Reviews

On Credo’s “Reviews” page, Jared Moore reflects on John Piper’s book, Think: The Life of the Mind and the Love of God. Jared writes, The Triune God created all things for His glory.  Thus, all creation, including the human mind, serves to exalt God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.  In … Read More

Jesus the Temple

November 7, 2011Reviews

On Credo’s “Reviews” page, Paul Cable, Ph.D. candidate in New Testament at Wheaton College, has written an insightful review of Nicholas Perrin’s new book, Jesus the Temple. Cable begins, Nicholas Perrin is Franklin S. Dyrness Associate Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School and previously served as research assistant to N.T. Wright. Perrin … Read More

Summary of Reformation Week

November 7, 2011Reformation

What a great time it was last week celebrating the Reformation! In case you missed it, here is a summary of the different articles, videos, and audios, and interviews that were posted. Enjoy! Monday Video Interview with Michael Haykin on Martin Luther Interview with Michael Reeves on the Reformation Abandon the Reformation, Abandon the Gospel, … Read More

Resources on B. B. Warfield in light of his birthday

November 7, 2011B. B. Warfield, Fred Zaspel

By Matthew Barrett This past Saturday marked the birthday of B. B. Warfield (Nov.5, 1851 – Feb.16, 1921), the lion of Princeton. Many have called Warfield the greatest theologian since Jonathan Edwards. Today we would like to draw your attention to a short article by Fred Zaspel introducing Warfield, called “Remembering B. B. Warfield.” We … Read More