Musings, Theology

Raised to newness of life

As I was teaching today, I was try to teach on the present benefits of the resurrection, having asked myself, “Why don’t you think about the resurrection–every day?” As the lesson unfolded (the handout is attached below), it turned into a discussion, and I would hope, a celebration the doctrine of salvation. One very familiar …

Theology

Yesterday was Good Friday tomorrow is Resurrection Sunday

As a sit with my coffee this morning, I can’t help but reflect. (Now that I have finished it turned into something much longer than expect.) Biblical Christianity (as opposed to biological/cultural or religious/institutional) is unique from other religions at several points. (Yes there are also points of connection, but that is for another discussion.) …

Attributes, Musings, Theology

Thoughts on the Attributes of God

God is . . . All-powerful but not capricious Eternal and transcendent yet compassionate and concerned Unchanging and infinite yet reveals Himself in simplicity Incomprehensible yet knowable though undefinable Holy, unique and distinct but not distant, but only unapproachable on His terms Independent, self-existent with the desire to bless man by seeking and allowing worship …