Aug 26 2016

Brexit and the Binding of Satan – Part 3

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The feet of the great statue in Nebuchadnezzar’s dream cannot be interpreted as a prediction of the states of modern Europe, but the lessons from their failure can certainly be applied.

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Aug 8 2016

Paedobaptism Is Identity Theft

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Christ’s Claim Upon Us, Or Our Claim Upon Him?

I am not worthy to untie the shoelaces of my theological betters, but it is my duty to point out to them when they have tied them together.

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Aug 5 2016

Brexit and the Binding of Satan – Part 2

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With the inheritance of Canaan and the dividing up of this priestly territory among the tribes, Israel became a microcosm of the nations of the world.

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Jul 31 2016

Solzhenitsyn-Envy

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Canadian artist and author Michael O’Brien discusses the “soft totalitarianism” of secularism’s “friendly dragon.”

Walker Percy once wrote about the Western writer’s tendency to what he called “Solzhenitsyn-envy.” Percy’s witticim is tongue in cheek, and insightful, but it begs a deeper look: Why is the envy there in the first place? Why would one envy a suffering, persecuted man?

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Jul 29 2016

Brexit and the Binding of Satan – Part 1

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The disintegration of the EU is not the end of the world. It is a sign that the end of the world is anything but nigh.

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Jun 24 2016

Foolish Talk

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When presented with the pattern of the biblical covenant, many Christians’ eyes glaze over. “Away with this joker and his apophenia!” But there is simply no other way to get a big handle on the Bible. What is the solution? To put living meat on those structural ribs, that is, to communicate how this pattern shapes every aspect of human life.

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May 12 2016

Essays for a People Without Eyes

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If You Want To Know the Symbolic Meaning of…

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May 5 2016

Peter Leithart’s Theology of Defeat

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How the prolific theologian learned to face down failure.

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Apr 20 2016

The Myth of Covenant Membership

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Reformed theology is the best school in which to learn about covenant theology, yet it is also the worst place to learn about New Covenant theology. Why is this so?

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Mar 26 2016

Darkness Under His Feet

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The abandonment of the Son by the Father is made palpable not in the crucifixion of His body, since He willingly laid down His life, but in the darkness which covered the Land for three hours. But perhaps this darkness was a sign of the Father’s nearness rather than His distance.

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