Biblical Theology

Preparing the Way for Christ – Christian Article

This material is taken from the ESV Study Bible, ©2008 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. This resource is provided for personal use only. Permission requests for further distribution should be directed to Crossway. From Dr. Poythress: Sometimes notes attach more to a whole paragraph or chapter than to one verse. I have nevertheless supplied a verse number in every case. The one exception is with a note that I want…

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What Would Jesus Say To Greta Thunberg? – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Ever since Greta Thunberg made U.S. headlines in September speaking to the U.N. Climate Action Summit, I have wondered, What would Jesus say to Greta? Greta is a 16-year-old Swedish girl who started acting on her climate change convictions just a little more than a year ago. Rather than start her school year in the classroom, she chose to spend her days in front of the Swedish parliament leading up to an early September election. Her School Strike for Climate along…

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Vern Poythress’ ThD Dissertation – Christian Article

Vern S. Poythress, Structural Approaches to Understanding the Theology of the Apostle Paul (PDF). This piece is my Th.D. dissertation at the University of Stellenbosch, 1981. Quite a bit of time has passed, but some people have expressed interest in it, and it shows some of the value of a multiperspectival approach applied to the theology of Paul. The piece is too early to interact with the New Perspective on Paul. This is Only a Snippet of a Christian Article…

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The Whole Bible in 12 Verses – Christian Article

If you had to summarize Scripture in 12 verses, which would you choose? Here are mine: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God” (John 1:1). “So God created man in his own image; in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them” (Gen. 1:27). “I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed; he shall bruise your head,…

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The Chaos Is No Match for the Cosmos – Christian Article

Have you ever read Revelation 21’s description of the new earth and wondered why there’s “no more sea”? I mean, no more pain—I get that. No more death, absolutely! But what’s so bad about the sea? At one level, Sidney Greidanus’s new book, From Chaos to Cosmos: Creation to New Creation, can be seen as one long answer to that question. From Chaos to Cosmos is the seventh release in Crossway’s “Short Studies in Biblical Theology” series, edited by Dane Ortlund…

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