By Fred G. Zaspel –   Our generation of Christians ought to be marked by a distinct note of gratitude to God for his mercy in raising up multiple, clear voices from so many quarters of the Church to call us — Christians and churches alike — back to that which ought to be the…

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By Matthew Barrett –   It has been a joy to see Credo Magazine take shape these past six months. But you may be wondering, what will Credo Magazine offer this coming year, 2012? Here is a sneak preview at what you have to look forward to: The Magazine As you may know by now,…

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By Thomas Schreiner – Scot McKnight has written some fascinating posts on Calvinism and the warning passages in Hebrews over at Jesus Creed. It is not my purpose to give a full response (see Thomas R Schreiner & Ardel B. Caneday, The Race Set before Us). These posts accord with an outstanding article that Scot wrote…

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What is the mission of the church? Is the mission of the church social justice or preaching the gospel? Kevin Howard, in his recent review of Beyond the Sacred-Secular Divide: A Call to Wholistic Life and Ministry, by Scott D. Allen, addresses these very questions. He writes, We must not confuse the local church’s role…

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By Paul Helm – Here’s a question for you: Is the Incarnation the start of a battle whose outcome is uncertain until victory is achieved? Or is it an act of unparalleled condescension, the successful outcome of which is certain from the beginning? I reckon that the answer to that question is important for an…

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How are we to interpret the Old Testament in light of the New? More specific yet, how does Paul interpret the Old Testament in his epistles? Richard Lucas, in his recent review of Paul and Scripture: Studying the New Testament Use of the Old Testament  by Steve Moyise, begins by writing, The area of study…

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Fred Zaspel is the author of The Theology of B. B. Warfield: A Systematic Summary (Crossway, 2010) and a regular contributor to Credo Magazine and blog. Recently, Eric T. Young asked Fred a variety of questions such as: what he thinks of Mark Driscoll’s caricature of Warfield,  the process that led to the writing of…

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By Fred G. Zaspel – I’ve heard the song only a couple of times now, and so I can’t quote it exactly. But it’s message goes something like this: it’s not our interpretations that matter, it’s not our firmly held positions, it’s not the doctrinal points we argue over — “It’s still the cross!” The…

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If you have not visited monergism.com, you will want to spend some time on this excellent website which provides numerous resources on Reformed theology. Today we would simply like to highlight a series of MP3s they have made available by Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas who is the John E. Richards Professor of Systematic and…

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  By Steve Weaver –  If I were to take a survey and asked, “What is your favorite text of Scripture?” no one would say, “Matthew 1:1-17.” Instead we are more likely to ask, “Why would Matthew begin his account of the life of Christ with a boring genealogy?” I want to suggest, however, that…

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The winner for this week’s book giveaways is…David Bissett! David, please email [email protected] You have won: Perspectives on Our Struggle with Sin: Three Views on Romans 7. Edited by Terry Wilder. Contributors include: Stephen Chester, Grant Osborne, and Mark Seifrid. The Lion and the Lamb: New Testament Essentials from the Cradle, the Cross, and the…

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Today is the last day to enter to win in this week’s book giveaways! We are giving these books away as we gear up for the January issue of Credo Magazine, “In Christ Alone.” So what is Credo Magazine giving away this week as we prepare for January? Three books from B&H. To find out…

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