'Theology' Tagged Posts

'Theology' Tagged Posts

The Word Became Flesh

The Word Became Flesh With Christmas drawing near, I’m going to begin preaching on Christmas this Sunday, December 10, 2017. The problem with preaching about Christmas is that the Incarnation and all of Christology are recondite subjects. Every time I study Christology, I walk away with a healthy appreciation for my own limits and shortcomings. To heighten my sense of…

How to Judge a Sermon

How to Judge a Sermon  Pastoring is a very broad job; pastors are counselors and confidants, teachers and trainers, supervisors and superintendents. Each pastor is uniquely gifted for and/or prefers one of these roles over the others. This is natural and is part of how the pastor is made in the image of God. Differences in ministry preferences and skills are to be…

Understanding Christ’s Two Natures

Understanding Christ’s Two Natures For the past few weeks, my sermons have focused on Christ’s divinity; this Sunday, July 30, 2017, I’m preaching on the topic of Christ’s humanity. Since the 1st century AD, all Christians have held that Christ is 100% human and 100% God. Christ’s combination of human and divine natures is called the hypostatic union. The Church…

Was Hitler a Christian?

Was Hitler a Christian? Today, May 8th, is V-E Day (Victory in Europe Day). On this day in 1945, the Nazis surrendered to the Allied Powers who had been systematically demolishing Hitler’s stranglehold on mainland Europe since June 6th, D-Day, of the previous year. Now this day’s significance can’t be comprehensively without resorting to speculation;…

What Is This TV Show Teaching My Kids?

What Is This TV Show Teaching My Kids? God said, “Let us make man in our image.”[1] Aside from the heavy Trinitarian implications, this verse teaches us something about who we are as humans. We are fundamentally different from everything else which God has made. We are the pinnacle of God’s good creation; He cares for no other part of the created order…
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