Adam has a dual aspect: he is made of earth and has God’s breath of life in him, the Spirit. Jesus fulfills this for us, according to Psalm 8 and Hebrews 2, among others. Find out why, for example, Jesus breathes on his disciples, and why Paul says we have a treasure in jars of […]
The biblical theology of the Messiah in relationship to the sabbath appears in many passages, in prophecy, in the Gospels, and in the book of Hebrews. It includes key topics such drawing near to God, salvation by grace, holiness, sacrifice, abuse, and more. . . . The audio-only podcast version is here.
One of the less recognized (among modern conservatives, anyway) aspects of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s stand for civil rights and equal justice is how firmly his civil disobedience was rooted in the classic American, and Protestant Christian, doctrine of nullification and interposition. In this, he reapplied the views of Madison and Jefferson, which were […]
The work and sabbath of God is the basis for the sabbath and work of man. The pattern for man is reversed: life/rest and then work. Man’s true sabbath is to rest in God, then good works flow from it. This means the Old Law was ceremonial.
The self-appointed last line of defense in the “war on boys” has never looked so fragile, after this Gillette ad about acceptable male behavior has triggered high-pitched shrieks of horror from the guardians of manhood. A few have caught themselves in mid-alto shriek and quickly shifted to grunting to compensate. A great push-back piece from […]