Monday Meditation: He Who Is Greater (Augustine)

This morning while reading through Augustine's exposition of Psalm 40 I ran across a brief section that makes for a great Monday Meditation. It's from Psalm 40:4 (blessed is the man who has the name of the Lord as his hope [LXX; my translation). I've edited the format. Here it is: Let our God be… Continue reading Monday Meditation: He Who Is Greater (Augustine)

The Creator/Creature Distinction, Missions, and Church Planting

 Most Christians probably haven't thought how the biblical distinction between the Creator (the triune God) and creation (the universe and everything in it) has a lot to do with missions, evangelism, and even church planting.  Read this section in Chris Wright's The Mission of God, where he shows how a the Creator/creature distinction has much… Continue reading The Creator/Creature Distinction, Missions, and Church Planting

Bavinck on Our Knowledge of the Triune God

Here's a summary of Bavinck on human knowledge of God.  It can be found in his Reformed Dogmatics, volume II, page 110.  As you read this, also remember Bavinck's constant chorus of the Creator/creature distinction.  The following sounds pretty much like Turretin on the same topic.  Don't let anyone tell you that Bavinck wasn't working… Continue reading Bavinck on Our Knowledge of the Triune God