Conformity to God and Communion with Him (Swinnock)

In the introductory pages to his 1672 publication, The Incomparableness of God, English puritan George Swinnock explained the relationship between the Christian's obedience to God and his fellowship with God. It's a short paragraph, but it's quite rich. It's a good Monday devotional thought. The holiness and happiness of the rational creature consists in these… Continue reading Conformity to God and Communion with Him (Swinnock)

Theology Is…

What is true, Christian, biblical theology?  What good is it?  Is it practical?  William Ames (d. 1633) has some great answers to these questions.  Here’s an edited version of Ames’ helpful discussion. “Theology is the doctrine or teaching [doctrina] of living to God (Jn. 6:68, Acts 5:20, Rom. 6:11).  It is called doctrine, not to… Continue reading Theology Is…