Confessing Christ in a Pluralist Society

Here are some great concluding words from a great book, The Gospel in a Pluralist Society. “I want to suggest the word ‘confidence’ as the one which designates the proper attitude.  In a pluralist society, any confident affirmation of the truth is met by the response, ‘Why should I believe this rather than that?’  Every… Continue reading Confessing Christ in a Pluralist Society

Hope

In The Marrow of Theology, William Ames (d. 1633) has an outstanding biblical treatment of Christian hope.  Here are a few excerpts.  (Note: the promises Ames speaks of are the promises of the covenant of grace.) “Hope is a virtue which leads us to expect things which God has promised us (Rom. 8:25).” “Hope looks… Continue reading Hope