Category Archives: Theology

Logos Review: The Indelible Image By Ben Witherington

Take a New Testament theology and blend it with a commentary on the whole New Testament and then pull out the resulting ethical message of every New Testament writer in nearly every new Testament book and you get a 1700 page, 2 volume book of excellence that is “The Indelible Image” by Ben Witherington. ThisContinue Reading

Logos Giveaway Contest

Logos is going to be giving away the 9 volume Tyndale Ministry collection on August 19th. I know some of you use Logos products and I have really benefited from using them in my studies so I like to pass these things along when they come up. This collection includes: How to Live Forever byContinue Reading

The Art of Having Conciliatory Theological Discussions – Suggestions

It has taken me a while to figure a few things out when it comes to discussing a disagreement with someone. Here are a few observations I have made over the last few years that set a positive tone for a healthy conversation. Assuming the best until you find out different When we have theologicalContinue Reading

Best Book on Suffering I Have Read – Walking With God Through Pain and Suffering By Tim Keller

On my last trip out to Bakersfield, I read Walking With God Through Pain and Suffering by Tim Keller. There are books that touch your heart and others that shape your thoughts. This book was one of the rare ones that was able to do both at the same time. On one hand it hadContinue Reading

Transcendence & Immanence – The Way God Sees Us

Do you ever wonder why an all powerful, perfect and holy God would want anything to do with us? When theologians talk about God one of the tension points that is often brought up is the tension between God’s transcendence (that he is higher, holier, and more powerful than we are) and God’s immanence (thatContinue Reading

Loophole Theology

The book of Judges concludes with some of the most brutal and atrocious stories in the entire Bible. A Levite and his concubine travel through Gibeah, while staying the night there the men of the town surround the house where they are staying. They bang on the door, demanding the man come out so theyContinue Reading

What Did Jesus Mean When He Talked About Causing “Little ones to Stumble”?

Jesus said to his disciples, “Occasions for stumbling are bound to come, but woe to anyone by whom they come! It would be better for you if a millstone were hung around your neck and you were thrown into the sea than for you to cause one of these little ones to stumble. ” – LukeContinue Reading

Review of Logos “How to Read the Bible” Collection – Part 3

The third book in the Logos “How to Read the Bible” Collection is Stan Guthrie’s “All That Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us“. Guthrie takes the majority of questions Jesus asked during his ministry and weaves them into an investigation of the identity and mission of Jesus Christ. In later chaptersContinue Reading

Review of Logos “How to Read the Bible” Collection – Part 2

The second book in Logos Bible Software’s “How to Read the Bible” collection is “A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy: 60 Predictions Everyone Should Know” by Stan Guthrie. This is book is an introductory level book that is designed to put some of the most important (and often misunderstood) prophesies all in one place. TheContinue Reading

Two Realizations That Help Christian Unity

In Luke 14 Jesus tells the parable of an influential man who throws a dinner party. He sends out the invite to all the choice people, the in-crowd. As the RSVP’s come back he gets nothing but excuses…One guy says he just bought a field and wants to go look at it. Pretty lame…don’t youContinue Reading

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