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Category Archives: Theology

Zacchaeus story teaches much about about ‘sinners’ coming to Christ

“Zacchaeus was a wee little man, and a wee little man was he. He climbed up in a sycamore tree. for the Lord he wanted to see.” This song, burned … Continue reading

November 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

The object of our love is the key

The Apostle John stated that God is love (1 John 4:8), but many years later H. Richard Niebuhr made a great distinction in regard to the thinking of Jesus. “Though … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Looking inside to what’s really there

Images of the church lady from “Saturday Night Live” came dancing in myhead as I read a recent column by Daivd Brooks, “Let’s All Feel Superior,” in The New York Times. … Continue reading

January 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Review: How to Think Theologically

 A CRITICAL REVIEW OF HOW TO THINK THEOLOGICALLY (SECOND EDITION)  Introduction             Socrates famously said, “The life which is unexamined is not worth living.”[1] The authors of How to Think … Continue reading

October 3, 2011 · Leave a comment

Endless conversion

“Remember that you are weak, that you, too, need endless conversion. You are able to strengthen others only insofar as you are aware of your own weakness.” Those are the … Continue reading

September 4, 2006 · Leave a comment

Salvation is divine

More from Iain H. Murray: “… the salvation of souls … is not finally determined by our efforts.” (Pentecost – Today? p. 11) Yes, Murray is a Calvinist, but he’s … Continue reading

August 25, 2006 · Leave a comment

The mystery of the Spirit

“The operation of the Spirit in believers … is a great mystery. He works more on them than they feel or know; and they feel more than they can express … Continue reading

August 22, 2006 · Leave a comment