By Matthew Barrett—   Jellyfish Christianity. It is Christianity with no theological backbone or nerve. It occurs when a Christian will not stand up for what he believes and knows to be true due to pressure from others. It is Christianity with no gusto, no courage, and no ability to tell it like it is.…

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In the most recent issue of Credo Magazine, “The Trinity and the Christian Life: Why a Triune God Makes All the Difference,” Scott R. Swain has contributed an article entitled, “The Mystery of the Trinity.” Swain walks us through some of the most important facets of the doctrine of the Trinity. But first, a little…

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By Matthew Barrett– William D. Mounce. Basics of Biblical Greek: Video Lectures: A Complete Course for the Beginner. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2013. William Mounce’s DVD set is out for students learning biblical Greek. If you are starting to learn Greek for the first time, this is a great resource to have. Not only can you…

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The church-state relationship in England at the present time is something of a dog’s breakfast, the latest stage of a process of de-confessionalisation that began in the 18th century, and which still continues. As an example of absurdity of this relationship, it now seems that the state church will be exempted by law from the…

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By Fred Zaspel– (reprinted from Banner of Truth Issue 595, April 2013) Believe it or not, since the publication of my The Theology of B.B. Warfield: A Systematic Summary in early 2010 I have received more inquiries regarding Warfield’s wife, Annie, than any other single Warfield subject. This is a curious thing, given the many…

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In the new issue of Credo Magazine, “The Trinity and the Christian Life: Why a Triune God Makes All the Difference,” Michael Reeves has contributed an article entitled: “Why a Triune God is Better Than Any Other.” Michael Reeves (Ph.D., King’s College) is author of Unquenchable Flame: Discovering the Heart of the Reformation (B&H), and…

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 Walter C. Kaiser Jr.The Messiah in the Old Testament.Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1995.  I have a tendency to overstate my case.  I can get excited about this or that idea and too quickly claim it’s the best in its category.  I know I shouldn’t, but it’s easy to do.  Therefore, I will summarize my opinion of…

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One of the beauties of theology is seeing how different doctrines of the faith are interconnected to one another. The theologian who tries to address one particular doctrine, only to put it aside so that he can move on to the next, has seriously misunderstood the fabric of theology. Theology is like a spider’s web,…

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Michael Haykin– When Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) was ministering at Stockbridge, he encouraged his son, the future theologian-pastor Jonathan Edwards, Jr. (1745-1801), to spend time learning the culture and language of the Oneida. The boy went with a missionary, Gideon Hawley, to an Oneida village at the head of the Susquehanna, about two hundred miles away…

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Here are 5 lectures by Bruce Ware, Professor of Christian Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, on the doctrine of the Trinity. Also, see below the most recent issue of Credo Magazine: “The Trinity and the Christian Life: Why a Triune God Makes All the Difference.”   Read the most recent issue of Credo…

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Andrew Cameron, and Brian Rosner, eds. The Trials of Theology: Becoming a ‘Proven Worker’ in a Dangerous Business. Christian Focus, 2009.  Review by Fred Zaspel– This is an unusual book. First, its authors come from both the past and the present. Second, in under 200 pages it addresses a wide range of pastoral, biblical, theological,…

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