"A Reader's Guide to the Major Writings of Jonathan Edwards" - Edited by Nathan A. Finn and Jeremy M. Kimble America has a strong tradition of theologians, but Jonathan Edwards stands above them all. Jonathan Edwards had an incredible impact on Christianity in America, both by his preaching and his writing. Finn and Kimble have... Continue Reading →
Soli Deo Gloria An Overview of “The Glory of God Alone” Soli Deo Gloria is the Latin motto that really encompasses all the other Solas. The phrase translated to English means “To God Alone Glory.” Everything redounds to the glory of God, and that is especially true in salvation. The doctrine of Soli Deo Gloria... Continue Reading →
"Making All Things New" by David Powlison The issue of sexual immorality has been largely addressed in various books and blog posts, but this may be the most biblical and encouraging book I’ve read on the subject. Not only does Powlison cover sexual sin, but he also addresses victims of sexual abuse. Powlison remains thoroughly... Continue Reading →
"The Great Commission"
An Overview of “Solus Christus” What is Solus Christus? Solus Christ is the Protestant doctrine stating that salvation is obtained through the person and work of Jesus Christ. I already posted that we are saved by grace alone and justified through faith alone (You can read those here and here). However, our faith alone needs... Continue Reading →
An Overview of “Grace Alone” What is Sola Gratia? Sola Gratia is the Protestant doctrine that Christians are saved by God’s grace alone. The Bible teaches we have all sinned and fallen short of the glory of God, but believers are “justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption in Christ Jesus, whom... Continue Reading →
An Overview of “Sola Fide” What is Sola Fide? Sola Fide is the doctrine, recovered in the Protestant Reformation, of salvation by faith alone. Sola Fide holds that believers are justified by faith alone. First, Sola Fide says believers are justified by faith. To be justified is to be declared righteous by God. This is... Continue Reading →