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Posts by: Kim Riddlebarger

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
Basics of the Reformed Faith: Jesus Christ the Covenant Mediator
Kim Riddlebarger

Christians often speak of important doctrines in the abstract. People speculate about election and predestination, the extent of the atonement, and so on, without making any connection between these doctrines and the person and work of Jesus Christ. 

Basics of the Reformed Faith: The Incarnation
Kim Riddlebarger

At the very heart of the Christian faith we find the doctrine of the Incarnation–Jesus Christ, the second person of the Holy Trinity and the eternal son of God took to himself a true human nature for the purpose of saving us from our sins.

8 / 19 / 2011
Basics of the Reformed Faith: The Covenant of Grace
Kim Riddlebarger

It has been said that covenant theology is at the center of Reformed theology. No doubt, this is correct. In Eden, all of humanity fell when Adam, the first of our race, rebelled against his creator and plunged the entire human race into sin and death.

Basics of the Reformed Faith: The Fall of Adam
Kim Riddlebarger

Most Americans operate on the sincere but completely misguided assumption that deep down inside people are basically good. When we compare ourselves to others, we might be able to measure up pretty well. Sure, there are some who we might begrudgingly admit are better people than we are, but we still do pretty well in most of our self-comparison tests against others.

8 / 5 / 2011