Tag Archives: Eschatology

How does God give the Holy Spirit to those who Ask?

I’ve been spending time with Luke’s Gospel for a while now.  This morning I read the following and wanted to move on, but a question kept challenging me.  How does God give the Holy Spirit to those who ask? 11 “Which … Continue reading

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Is the World getting Better?

The answer to this all-important question speaks very much to one’s worldview and eschatological bent.  What am I really drive at here? Permit a little context.  Over a late lunch last Sunday, a colleague and I and our wives were … Continue reading

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The New Creation is Here!

About a week ago, my wife made a confession.  It resounded with the birth pangs of an expectant soul. “I’m just tired of sinning,” was her confession. At the time of her confession, we were conversing about all the evils … Continue reading

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Book Review: Calvin on the Christian Life by Michael Horton

Series: Theologians on the Christian Life Paperback: 272 pages Publisher: Crossway; 1 edition (March 31, 2014) Language: English ISBN-10: 143353956X Amazon.com WTS Crossway Many thanks to Crossway for a review copy of Michael Horton’s Calvin on the Christian Life, part … Continue reading

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Reading the book of Revelation: “The Elephant in the Room”

Dwight D. Sheets, an expert in the area of Jewish and early Christian apocalyptic literature, says that the book of Revelation, the Apocalypse, “exhibits a strong sense of imminence” that is often ignored or explained metaphorically. According to Sheets, John … Continue reading

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