Christ’s Resurrection and Our Justification (Hodge)

This verse in Romans has always stuck out to me: He was given over because of our transgressions and was raised for the sake of our justification (Rom. 4:25 NET). Or, as the NASB translates it, ...He who was delivered over because of our transgressions, and was raised because of our justification. I appreciate Charles… Continue reading Christ’s Resurrection and Our Justification (Hodge)

On The First Day of The Week We Gather… (Cyril)

Cyril's commentary on John's Gospel is one that has been very helpful in my studies. It's always enjoyable to read; Cyril is a good teacher! [[If you remember, Cyril of Alexandria was the 5th century theologian who wrote against Nestorius' unbiblical teaching on the person and nature of Christ. Nestorius taught that there were two… Continue reading On The First Day of The Week We Gather… (Cyril)

Not Even Life Is Vain (Buechner)

I recently began to explore some of the writings of Frederick Buechner. I realize he's not going to make it on the list of solid and helpful Reformed Christian resources. At the same time, his writing, like that of Eugene Peterson, C.S. Lewis, Soren Kierkegaard, Dallas Willard and others outside the Reformed tradition can be… Continue reading Not Even Life Is Vain (Buechner)

Our Last Enemy Already Subdued (Duncan)

This is an awesome part of John "Rabbi" Duncan's sermon on Revelation 1:17-18 (When I saw him I fell down at his feet as though I were dead, but he placed his right hand on me and said: “Do not be afraid! I am the first and the last, and the one who lives! I was… Continue reading Our Last Enemy Already Subdued (Duncan)

“What God Has to Say about Our Bodies” – A Brief Review

Here's another Christian resource on the human body: What God Has to Say about Our Bodies by Sam Allberry. This is a 200 page book aimed at general Christian readers. It's a relatively easy read that has three main parts: 1) Created Bodies, 2) Broken Bodies, and 3) Redeemed Bodies. There's a general index and… Continue reading “What God Has to Say about Our Bodies” – A Brief Review