“Abba” Is Not “Daddy” (Part 2)

Last week I quoted Philip Ryken’s helpful explanation of why the NT term “abba” should not be translated “papa” or “daddy” (Mark 14:36; Rom. 8:15; Gal. 4:6).  We received many comments and questions about that post.  From a different angle, but with the same conclusion, listen to what Eugene Peterson has to say about this. … Continue reading “Abba” Is Not “Daddy” (Part 2)

Salvation: All of God, All of Grace

  This is a great section from a great book: "The doctrines of grace [a.k.a. TULIP] stand or fall together, and together they point to one central truth: salvation is all of grace because it is all of God; and because it is all of God, it is all for his glory." "To fully appreciate… Continue reading Salvation: All of God, All of Grace

Reforming Worship: According to the Word

This is a great book.  I'm sorry I put off reading it for a few years!  Phil Ryken, Derek Thomas, and Ligon Duncan edited Give Praise to God together as a festschrift for J. M. Boice, as sort of a tribute to Boice's emphasis on worship according to the Word.  The structure of the book… Continue reading Reforming Worship: According to the Word