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"Our faith is a Person" —Spurgeon

Charles H. Spurgeon:

“Our faith is a Person. The gospel that we have to preach is a Person. And go wherever we may, we have something solid and tangible to preach. If you had asked the twelve apostles, in their day, ‘What do you believe in?’ they would not have needed to […]

How Can We Fallen Humans Construct Good Theology?

[Thursdays: Theology]

Theology is the study of God, and God is immeasurable. That being the case, how can we fallen humans construct good theology? It’s a great question. Have you thought of it before?

Christopher Morgan, co-editor of Crossway’s Theology in Community Series, offers some great thoughts:

Still the challenge is enormous. […]

Gordon-Conwell on Why Theology Matters

Gordon-Conwell Seminary, a multi-denominational evangelical seminary on the East coast, releases a quarterly ministry magazine called Contact Magazine. Their Spring 2011 issue features several articles relating to the topic of theology.

Here is the issue’s description from their website:

Theology tends to get a bad rap in evangelical circles. But this issue of Contact […]

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 […]

What Is Theology?


Blue Letter Bible Institute

Did you know that Blue Letter Bible has a learning institute?

Many BLB users are unaware that thousands of people take classes through The Blue Letter Bible Institute (BLBi) to learn about biblical studies, apologetics, and doctrines of the Christian faith.

There are a number of courses available, including: Christology, The Attributes of God, […]

What is… justification?

Our Theology Thursday word for this week is justification.


The verb to justify in the New Testament Greek is dikaioō. Dikaioō has a range of meanings, but a very common use of the word is “to declare righteous.” This is the general meaning of justification in the New Testament. Furthermore, the use of […]

What is… propitiation?

It’s that time again, folks. Theology Thursday. One of the ideas we had for this ongoing series was to highlight what I like to call “theology words”. These are significant words that declare wondrous truths about our triune God.

Today, the spotlight is on the word propitiation.

Where do we find this word?

The […]

Reverse Thinking

A must-see video:


Reverse Thinking. It’s the result of the new birth—being born again. I’m reminded of the words of Jesus in John 3:

“Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” (John 3:3)

Do you see the kingdom of God? Have you experienced […]

Our "humble theology"

I love this first paragraph in Michael Horton’s new systematic theology titled, The Christian Faith:

In 1949, the English playwright and novelist Dorthy Sayers observed the common antipathy in her day toward doctrine: “‘Dull dogma,’ they call it.” According to Sayers, however Christianity is the most interesting story ever told. “And the dogma is […]