The Three Uses of the Law in Verse

The law is good; but since the fall Its holiness condemns us all; It dooms us for our sin to die And has no power to justify. When men the offered help disdain And willfully in sin remain, Its terror in their ear resounds And keeps their wickedness in bounds. To those who help in Christ have found And would in works of love abound It shows what deeds are his delight And should be done as good and right.

Can you explain the Trinity to me?

The Doctrine of the Trinity is mysterious. I am not surprised that it is perplexing. The Christian church has always confessed that the One God exists in three persons; Father, Son and Holy Spirit. These three are one, and yet exist in three separate persons. Jesus prayed to God, His Father. Jesus is now sitting at the right hand of God, His Father. When Jesus hung dying on the cross he was forsaken of God, His Father. The Athanasian Creed is the best summary of the doctrine of the Trinity. God eternally exists in one essence and three distinct persons. The persons of the Trinity are distinguishable in both their person and their function. Robert Reymond summarizes the essential doc

He Reasoned with them from the Scriptures A Review of "Taking God at His Word" by Kevin D

“He reasoned with them from the Scriptures.” These are Luke’s words referencing Paul’s preaching at Thessalonica. They are also an apt summary of what Kevin DeYoung does in Taking God as His Word. He speaks about the Bible. Or, better, he allows the Bible to speak. That is both painstaking and an appropriate nod to the Scriptures. He cannot say what it true about the Scriptures without letting them speak for themselves. “You can’t establish the supreme authority of your supreme authority by going to some other lesser authority.” (p. 21) He is a good Van Tillian. Opening the classic texts of Scripture that deal with the Scriptures, he brings his world to God’s word. Kevin is a solid reformed

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