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Finding Hope in the Last Adam

Resident Faculty, Joel E. Kim   |   January 18,2020   |  Type: WSC Conferences, In Adam | In Christ

Where can we find hope in the midst of the often hopeless experiences of life?  

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Sojourners East of Eden

Israel’s redemption from her former slavery never drifted far from her corporate memory. 

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Creation Kingship and the World to Come

Resident Faculty, S. M. Baugh   |   January 18,2020   |  Type: WSC Conferences, In Adam | In Christ

It might surprise Christians that the book of Hebrews discusses topics such as creation/new creation and the first Adam/Last Adam. 

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The Creation Mandate through the Bible

In Genesis chapter 1, we read of the so-called “creation mandate” that was given as a command to Adam and Eve. Much of the language from that mandate is repeated after the flood in Genesis 9. 

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Righteousness and Life

Many Christians don’t realize that their union with Christ at salvation actually presupposes their union with Adam in sin. 

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Created in the Image of God

What distinguishes us from chimpanzees? In addition to identifying the obvious physical differences, we usually make the case that this difference lies with something within us, that is, the rational soul. 

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The Relevance of Dort in Oprah’s America

The Synod of Dort is a model of the church at work, expressing the mind and hearts of the saints as they reflected deeply on the Word of God. 

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Dort and the Holy Exercises of Piety

A pastoral concern for the well-being of Christ’s sheep motivated the Synod of Dort from its inception to the final formulation of its statements.  

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Unconditional Election and the Free Offer of the Gospel

One of the first points the orthodox Reformed reaffirmed years before the Great Synod of Dort is that God freely offers salvation to all in the “serious” and “promiscuous” or free and well-meant offer of the gospel.  

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Why Dort Happened: Part II

We will consider the historical and theological background to the synod, examining particularly the role of Arminius.

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Why Dort Happened, or Why Arminius Is Not the Hero of the Story: Part I

We will consider the historical and theological background to the synod, examining particularly the role of Arminius. 

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Preaching God’s Stories

Scripture’s narratives present preachers with pitfalls and privilege. Pitfalls include abstracting timeless life-lessons from the drama experienced by fleshand-blood people, and putting ourselves in the spotlight, leaving Christ in the shadow. Yet narratives offer the privilege to introduce multidimensional, broken people to the real Hero of the Big Story, the multidimensional, allsufficient Lord and Savior.

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God’s Stories and Other Stories

Good stories are never just stories. Authors by what they include and what they exclude and by how they structure their stories are doing more than developing a plot; they are making a point. Reflecting on the narratives of great literature can help us learn more from the narratives of the Bible.

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Allusion: The Interaction Among God’s Stories

How does the Bible relate to itself in its own system of cross-referencing? Now that is a BIG topic! Biblical writers frequently refer to other biblical books in a wide variety of ways: direct quote, subtle citation, allusion, or ‘echo’ or ‘reminiscence’. How allusions work in literature and biblical literature especially have not been well understood until recently. This talk will engage some of the latest theoretical work on understanding how allusions function. The first part of this talk will cover how one can develop ‘allusion competence’ when reading biblical narratives. The second part of the talk will illustrate through specific biblical examples how the archeology of allusion hunting can result in a richer understanding of biblical narratives from both Old Testament and New Testament.

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