Theology

What Does the Atonement Mean for You?

There is no greater news than this: Christ Jesus, as God the Son incarnate, perfectly meets our need before God by his obedient life and substitutionary death.

Sola Scriptura Guards Us from Numerous Dangers

At the heart of Sola Scriptura, is the recognition that fallen humans are always looking to replace God’s authority with some other human/creaturely authority

Paul Anticipates—and Answers—Objections to Election in Romans 9

To say God’s mercy ultimately originates as a response to foreseen faith or mercy is to affirm election does depend on human will and exertion, rather than on God (contrary to v. 16).

Study Theology Knowing You’ll Never Plumb the Depths of God

If we ever appear to have exhausted our knowledge of God, we’ve certainly committed idolatry because we’re no longer talking about God.

Your Eschatology Has Consequences

How you live now is correlated with how you believe God is working towards eternity.

God is Sovereign in Salvation and That’s a Beautiful Thing

Disputed and disdained though it may be, predestination and its sibling, election, are plainly taught in Scripture and every exegete must make peace with it.

Can We Love Theology More Than God?

In theology, we are seeking to grow in our knowledge of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. It is not merely abstract knowledge.

Are there degrees of sin?

So, does Scripture teach there are degrees of sin? The answer is, yes, but in making such an affirmation one can never relativize the serious nature of all sin

Episode 36: Abraham Kuruvilla discusses hermeneutics and the gift of singleness.

On the season 3 finale of Pastor Well, Dr. York sits down with Abraham Kuruvilla (author; professor of preaching and pastoral ministries, Dallas Theological Seminary; diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology) to discuss hermeneutics and the gift of singleness.

I’m grateful J. I. Packer wrote theology for the church

Dr. Packer is now safe in the arms of his dear Savior, but what the writer of Hebrews says of Abel’s legacy of faith will be true of Packer for years to come: “though he died, he still speaks.”

Pastor, teach your church theological triage

Pastor, help your people see when it’s time to go to war and when it’s time for diplomacy.

How church history will help you defend the faith

John of Damascus (676-749) is a model for how rich theology fuels Christian evangelism.

3 questions to ask before adding to your statement of faith

Confessions of faith should function as guardrails, not a straightjacket.

How to find (and fix) your theological blindspots

We all hold systems of theology that are prone to particular doctrinal deficiencies.

If Christians can lose their salvation, we all lose the gospel

Denying the perseverance of the saints has absolutely devastating consequences.

What if the resurrection never happened?

Without Easter Sunday, Good Friday is just another Friday. It is Jesus’s resurrection that secured our resurrection (Col 2:12).

The resurrection really happened: textual criticism and Easter

The Bible’s authentic textual history won’t be confirmed by sensational discoveries. It will be confirmed by patient study and analysis of the evidence.

9 doctrines you need to know today

You can trust everything the Bible says about the Christian life. But these nine are among those the Bible emphasizes most often.

Expositors Summit

October 26-28, 2021