Next week, Dr. Richard Barcellos and I will be flying to Namibia, Africa to teach two modular courses to indigenous pastors and church leaders at Grace Ministerial Academy. He will be covering hermeneutics while I will handle worldviews. Please pray for us! In training these pastors, we have a wonderful opportunity but also a humbling […]
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 […]
The theological methodology of the post-Reformation Reformed orthodox was, in the first place, exegetical.
What the Renaissance gave to the Reformation, then, was an academic climate of questioning the status quo and seeking to arrive at conclusions based on primary documents.
I found Wells’ argument unconvincing and his method of argumentation, at this point, very sloppy.
Scholasticism is probably one of the most despised intellectual movements in human history. Thus the English word ‘dunce’ derives from the name of one of the greatest scholastic writers, Duns Scotus.
Wells references Matt. 12:1-14 several times in chapter 3 but offers no exposition of the passage.
English translations need to revisit the way that the books of the Old Testament are ordered.
The guys at Reformed Forum discuss the Creation Covenant with Dr. Roland S. Ward.