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The Son is God.

The Son is God. The texts which identify the Son as God have been the scene of various, bloody battle-grounds throughout church history. Though there are many texts which teach the deity of the Son, we will limit ourselves to two very clear ones–John 1:1 and Romans 9:5. John 1:1 reads, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” The Word,  [ Read More ]

Introduction   To understand Vos’ contribution to Reformed biblical theology in historical-theological balance, it is important to understand the context in which he thought and wrote and the possible influences upon his biblical-theological method. We have already discussed his education. Certainly those formative years of theological study impacted him.But what about the context atPrinceton immediately antecedent to Vos’ professorship and illustrious career? Was there a form of biblical theology taking  [ Read More ]

Unfortunately, some deny a covenant at creation between God and Adam. I think they are wrong. Here is a brief attempt to show that Adam was in a covenantal relationship with God from the beginning. At Genesis 2:4, Moses goes from using the word Elohim, translated “God,” to using “LORD God.” The word “LORD” is Yahweh, the covenant name of God. This could well indicate the covenantal status of man  [ Read More ]

The Divine Agents of Creation: Creation by the triune God (Part 4 – Practical Considerations)

Part 1 – Defining Terms here. Part 2 – Three Persons yet One Essence here. Part 3 – The Act of Creation and the Three Persons of the Godhead Practical Considerations here. Practical Considerations The doctrine of the Trinity (in our case as it relates to creation) is very practical. Let us consider some ways this doctrine can be useful to the believer’s soul.   For proper praise and adoration   The doctrine of  [ Read More ]

Understanding the Bible’s teaching on creation is foundational to being able to give a defense to anyone who asks about the Christian’s hope in Christ (1 Pet. 3:15). If we are going to defend our faith, we need to know what we are defending before we can defend it.   The Bible teaches us that the ultimate reason why things are is for the glory of God. Everything that is,  [ Read More ]

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