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Book Review: The Case For Jesus: The Biblical and Historical Evidence for Christ, by Brant Pitre, New York: Image, 2016, 242 pages, hdbk. I suppose that the first thing I ought to say is that this is not The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel, nor is it related to the set of books spawnedContinue Reading
Here is the full text of my study of Supercessionism or Replacement Theology in pdf format: Replacement Theology REPLACEMENT THEOLOGY Is it right to Use the Term? Recently I have been reminded of the Reformed CT community’s aversion to the label of supercessionism, or worse, replacement theology. In the last decade or so particularly I haveContinue Reading
This entry is part 28 of 28 in the series Biblical CovenantalismThe Creation Project Consummated The penultimate lecture ties us in to the very start of our Biblical Theology The Christocentrism of the Bible The final lecture briefly shows how Jesus Christ is central to Biblical Theology without forcing Him into places where He doesContinue Reading
I have finally completed a series of twelve posts about the Rapture in which I have appealed for humility among the various schools of thought, while also explaining my pretribulational position. I was asked to bring the posts together in one place, so here they are: Part One: Introduction Part Two: The Main Verses (1)Continue Reading
“this way of putting things leads to thinking that the Bible only touches upon the thin aspects of living which we call “spiritual”; all the rest of reality is then thought to be open to independent reasoning virtually unrelated to the pronouncements of Scripture. Once this thought enters the Christian’s mind it acts like a cancer, and very soon what we proudly call “the Christian worldview” becomes a small timid thing, with little relevance for most of the “non-spiritual” spheres of life.”
“[I]f we begin to stack up the problems: – something does not come from nothing; life does not come from non-life; the mathematics of sequence space (not enough time); the contradiction of using target-oriented computer programs to “simulate” discrete non-targeted chance scenarios; the logical fallacies (question-begging, composition, reification), etc., these problems make the intellectual satisfaction appear rather hollow.”
This entry is part 31 of 31 in the series Book of MatthewThe final chapter, which includes the Resurrection and the Great Commission. This lecture is from a course at TELOS INSTITUTE Matt28eContinue Reading
“ As Greg Bahnsen showed in his Always Ready, there is plenty of biblical justification for presuppositional apologetics, without the need to appeal to covenant theology. While Bahnsen was a proponent of covenant theology, he wisely sought to establish his apologetics on a different and firmer foundation. What we want to know is whether Van Til’s apologetic is biblical, and indeed it is.”
The Gap Theory has been popular with Dispensationalists and other groups, but its right to serious consideration as exegetically based is very doubtful.
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