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Jesus: True and Better

Great video from Tim Keller:


Keller is reading a quote from Martyn Lloyd-Jones:

“Jesus is the true and better Adam who passed the test in the garden and whose obedience is imputed to us.

Jesus is the true and better Abel who, though innocently slain, has blood now that cries out, not for our […]

"He is the mediator of both creation and re-creation"

Yesterday, for Theology Thursday, we answered the question, “What is a mediator?”

I found this quote by Herman Bavinck helpful in shedding more light on the subject:

“Believers all call themselves by the name of Christ and in communion with this Christ they are themselves anointed as prophets, priests, and kings.

Christ is given […]

What is… a mediator?

Our Theology Thursday word for this week is mediator.

What is a mediator?

A mediator is, as the name suggests (and as the Greek word used for mediator, mesites, literally means) “the one who mediates or stands in the middle”. Thus, a mediator is one who has links with two opposing sides. He sympathizes […]

99 Balloons

The amazing gift of life is treasured in even the darkest hours. Thankful for this family’s example:


(HT: JT)

Jesus + Nothing = Everything


The statement is simple, yet profound:

Jesus + Nothing = Everything

Stop and think about that. Chew on it. Say it to yourself with unction: “Jesus plus nothing equals everything.” The statement comes from Tullian Tchividjian, grandson of Billy Graham and pastor at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church. It was the title of […]

Amazing Grace

This rendition of “Amazing Grace” by Il Divo is, well, amazing.


Faithful to the End: Conclusion

“Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.” Matthew 5:10-12

Over the last several weeks, we have looked at […]

What Is Theology?


"Wait, O soul, and let patience have her perfect work."

Are you familiar with the classic devotional Morning and Evening? It was penned by the great preacher, Charles Haddon Spurgeon, and has devotional entries for—yup, you guessed it—every morning and every evening throughout the year. You can read each entry online for free at the Blue Letter Bible “devotionals” page. It is updated daily.


The King James Version: A Brief History

As I’ve noted before, this year makes the 400th anniversary of the King James Version Bible. Here is a helpful, and brief, history of the KJV from St. Helen’s Church, Bishopsgate in London.


In the video, the narrator answers the following questions:

Was it the first translation in English? Was it King James’ idea? […]