Christology

Tom Breeden
Vern S. Poythress, Theophany: A Biblical Theology of God's Appearing , Crossway, 2018. 463pp. Paperback., $40.00 Introduction "Why read a four-hundred-page book about theophanies?" That question has come up more than once in conversation lately. Some inquirers are not quite so bold; they just give...
Tom Breeden
Vern S. Poythress, Theophany: A Biblical Theology of God's Appearing , Crossway, 2018. 463pp. Paperback., $40.00 Introduction "Why read a four-hundred-page book about theophanies?" That question has come up more than once in conversation lately. Some inquirers are not quite so bold; they just give...
Tom Breeden
Vern S. Poythress, Theophany: A Biblical Theology of God's Appearing , Crossway, 2018. 463pp. Paperback., $40.00 Introduction "Why read a four-hundred-page book about theophanies?" That question has come up more than once in conversation lately. Some inquirers are not quite so bold; they just give...
Derek Rishmawy
I have been, and in many respects always will be, a fan and student of William Lane Craig. Any kid who was into apologetics and contemporary philosophy of religion had to be. That said, like others, I've recently had to come to grips with some of the odder aspects of his theology proper and...
Recently, it has come to light that William Lane Craig, professor of philosophy at Talbot School of Theology, propagates an unorthodox view of Christology. Craig has explicitly stated that "the soul of the human nature of Christ is the second person of the Trinity, the Logos. The human nature of...
It is one thing to have a sound theory of preaching; it is another thing to stand behind a pulpit twice a week. Theory can easily fall apart when we meet instances in which we are not sure how to the biblical model of preaching. This is true both when preaching biblical books that do not appear to...
When a man and a woman are engaged to be married they can hardly talk about anything else. In fact, we might suspect that something is wrong if they don't express excitement about the wedding. The church is espoused to Christ and looks forward to the marriage supper of the Lamb (Rev. 19:6-9)...
Sound exegesis is insufficient for sound preaching. This assertion might seem surprising in light of the popular resurgence of consecutive expository preaching. While we should welcome and encourage the shift toward expository preaching due to its emphasis on biblical texts and books, it is not...
The late professor John Murray captured the essence of the incarnation when he said, "The Son of God became in time what He eternally was not. He did not cease to be what He eternally was, but He began to be what He was not."1 On a prima facie reading of this statement, one might be tempted to draw...
We need to hear Christ in order to believe in him for salvation (Rom. 10:14). Ordinarily we hear his voice through his ordained ambassadors as they preach the gospel in demonstration of the Spirit's power (Rom. 10:15; 2 Cor. 5:19-6:2; 1 Cor. 2:5). Yet we can believe these things and still make...