The Modern Dislocated Self (Wells)

The classical and Christian view of happiness, fulfillment, and meaning in life meant, among other things, living a life of self-control, self-denial, and self-sacrifice. But our modern therapeutic culture has a very different view of self, happiness, fulfillment, and meaning in life. People today believe that self-denial and self-control get in the way of personal… Continue reading The Modern Dislocated Self (Wells)

Typology, Providence, Sovereignty

The New Testament teaches that there are types and shadows in the Old Testament (Rom 5:14, Heb 8:5).  A 1:64 model car is a type of a real, full size car.  The shadow of a house is an image of the actual house itself.  We can learn things from the model car and the shadow… Continue reading Typology, Providence, Sovereignty

A Brief Study of the Ten Commandments

"Far too many people look at the Law apart from Christ.  They go from the Ten Commandments straight to its application to life, never asking the question: What about Christ?  That inevitably leads to legalism, or the belief that we are able to fulfill the law."  So writes John Fesko in the introduction to his… Continue reading A Brief Study of the Ten Commandments