Category Archives: scripture

What is covenant theology? And why the question can be misleading

Today, a friend asked me to explain what is covenant theology. I get the question and it’s one I would have asked years ago at the mere mention of the name. In fact, when I first heard the term several … Continue reading

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The presupposition dance: our tango with Scripture and systems

I got into a couple of interesting threads the other day on Facebook that got me thinking about this post I did a few years ago, The Myth of Non-theology and Neutrality. One of the discussions involved limited atonement. I … Continue reading

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Surprised by the deficiency of the Spirit

As I wrote about in Hearing God Speak regarding my master’s thesis, one of the books I interacted with was Surprised by the Voice of God  by Jack Deere. If you are not familiar with the book, Deere writes about the … Continue reading

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Mary, Martha…and Scripture?

I’ve been pondering this past Sunday’s sermon on Luke 10:38-42, Mary and Martha Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called … Continue reading

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Why pursuing shekinah glory can leave Jesus behind

I can’t harp enough on how important it is to understand the relationship of the Old Testament to the New Testament. When we don’t make proper connections, this impacts how we understand the events of the Old Testament apply to … Continue reading

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