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Meditations on the Larger Catechism, pt. 7
Danny Hyde

There once was a popular song in my college years with a blasphemous chorus that went like this: “Tell me all your thoughts on God. Cause I’d really like to meet her; and ask her why we're who we are? Tell me all your thoughts on God.

7 / 19 / 2012
Meditations on the Larger Catechism, pt. 6
Danny Hyde

Do you know God? How easy it is for us to profess that we do merely with our lips. The visible church of Christ is full of people who profess to know God, but do we really? To know God is to have knowledge of him, to actually know something about him. But to know God is to have a deep, intimate, relationship with him through his Son in the power of the Holy Spirit. So let me ask you again, do you know God?

7 / 2 / 2012
How Well Do We Understand Our Doctrine?

Those within the Reformed church love to study doctrine. We often gather together in one setting or another, open the Bible, and explore the wealth of wisdom that we find. We open some crusty old tome written long ago and let the breeze of ages past blow through our minds.

Book Review: God and Creation in Christian Theology by Kathryn Tanner

The problem of how to correlate God’s sovereignty and human freedom has been a persistent question throughout the history of Christian theology. Rather than offering a full-fledged constructive solution to the God-world relationship, in this work, Kathryn Tanner proposes linguistic rules for coherent Christian discourse about God’s sovereignty and human freedom. According to Tanner, modern theology has been stuck in an irresolvable struggle over the incoherence of its statements concerning the relationship between God’s sovereignty and the dignity of creaturely reality.

3 / 26 / 2012
Basics of the Reformed Faith: God’s Attributes
Kim Riddlebarger

Much indeed can be known about God from creation. We know that God is eternal, all-powerful, and good (cf. Romans 1:20). Yet, whatever we learn about God through nature (general revelation), will always be limited by the very nature of revelation through finite created things.

1 / 10 / 2012