We are excited to announce the online release of our latest course at the Midwest Center for Theological Studies! Dr. Richard Barcellos’ class on Biblical Theology I is now available on MCTS Pathway: http://goo.gl/wYpQ3d In this course, Dr. Barcellos introduces Biblical Theology as a discipline. He covers its place and function in the encyclopedia of […]
Richard Barcellos discusses his doctoral dissertation in our latest video podcast, The Family Tree of Reformed Biblical Theology.
A detailed examination of all the passages in the Gospels where Christ discusses the issue of the Sabbath will show that he never predicted its abolition, nor did he ever profane it.
Tom Wells’ book on the Sabbath: Chapter Three (IV) Mark 2:23-28 narrates another incident between Jesus and his disciples and the Pharisees. Jesus was “passing through the grainfields on the Sabbath, and His disciples began to make their way along while picking the heads of grain” (Mk. 2:23). The Pharisees said, “Look, why are they […]
I found Wells’ argument unconvincing and his method of argumentation, at this point, very sloppy.
The Sabbath is not a symbol or type of Christ, strictly speaking; it is a symbol and type of that which Christ attains for us – the eschatological state.
Wells references Matt. 12:1-14 several times in chapter 3 but offers no exposition of the passage.
The guys at Reformed Forum discuss the Creation Covenant with Dr. Roland S. Ward.
The Gospels are full of allusions to and echoes of previous revelation. And the Gospels set the stage for further revelation which will explain both the redemptive acts and words of Jesus Christ (Jn. 14:26; 16:13-15).
“In an equally scandalous way, we are now commissioned as co-redeemers.”