I think John has something to say into a couple of contemporary debates that are going on in theological circles. (As in John the Beloved, aka author of the Fourth Gospel, 1-3 John and purportedly the book of Revelation. Though he’s probably not the son of thunder according to Richard Bauckham, but that will have to wait for another … More The Atonement Theory Debate and 1 John
As usual I would like to keep this brief (as an excuse for lack of effort to research much while I write) but this will probably end up proliferating anyway, so there. Read on, and do the research yourself, o thou internet user. This morning we had the pleasure of hosting Michael Hardin at our … More Michael Hardin and the ‘new view’ of the atonement
Just over three years ago (in the same month of May) I wrote a post which has received some of the heaviest traffic on this blog, perhaps barring one on the correct interpretation of Revelation 19:10. I can’t explain the popularity of the latter, but for the former I think I can have a go. … More Did the Father turn his face away? Part 2
Justin Brierley, thank you. Your show may be too short to air all the things that need to be said, but I think on this occasion, I’ve heard enough to be able to process it all. Your show on Penal Substitution was very helpful. I wasn’t sure where I stood on the issue, if I’m … More Penal Substitution – if I didn’t know where I stand, I do now
Stuart Townend has written a number of great hymns which have gained widespread usage across the church in the last few years. One of them is called “How deep the Father’s love for us” which speaks of the cross and the power of it for us. It’s a good song, but one that a number … More Did the Father turn His face away?