The Benefits of Common Grace (Kline)

Meredith Kline's explanation of common grace is one of the best ones I've come across. It's rich because it draws on the redemptive storyline of Scripture. Understanding common grace in this way has really helped me understand God's providence as well as Christ's work of salvation from his birth (incarnation) to his return (parousia). The …

The Prophetic Naming of Noah (Kline)

This is a helpful insight into Noah's name and role in Redemptive history: Noah’s agency in God’s establishing of his kingdom community in its sabbath stage on the mountain of the Lord was adumbrated in Lamech’s oracular explanation for naming him “Noah”: “He will bring us relief from the toil of our hands, from our …

The Family and the State (Kline)

According to Genesis, the institution of the family came before the institution of the state. Adam and Eve had a family before cities were formed and before the sword-bearing state was founded in Genesis 4:15 and 9:5-6. This is God's order: he instituted the family and then later the state. I appreciate how Meredith Kline …

A List of Meredith Kline’s Books on Sale at Logos

Logos Bible Software is running a sale on many of Meredith Kline's books that Wipf and Stock have been publishing. The following Kline books are $4.99 - except the last one which is $6.99. Treaty of the Great King Kingdom Prologue Images of the Spirit The Structure of Biblical Authority Glory in Our Midst God, …

Reformed Theology and the Kingdom of God

 From time to time I read critiques that Reformed theology doesn’t really do justice to the kingdom of God, or that it is weak on kingdom theology.  In other words, some current theologians, teachers, and authors are critical of Reformed theology because (in their view) it relegates the kingdom of God to a minor place …

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