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  • Ruth in the Days of the Judges

    By The Good Book Blog

    Today

    #The book of Ruth presents the inspiring journey of God’s people from tragedy to triumph. The story is a mirror opposite of Israel’s depressing journey from triumph to tragedy that is presented in the book of Judges.

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  • A “Frankly Utopian” Sketch of a Theological School

    By Fred Sanders

    Today

    Tucked in at the end of John Webster’s 2003 book Holy Scripture: A Dogmatic Sketch, there’s a 28-page chapter about “Scripture, Theology, and the Theological School.” It’s Webster’s attempt to draw out the conclusions of his bibliology for theological education, and it’s full of stimulating ...

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  • Are Souls Dependent on God?

    By William Lane Craig

    Sep. 23, 2016

    Are Souls/spirits dependent on God for existence or not?

    I am currently an atheist who is looking for reasons to believe that God exists. I was once a Christian but became an atheist by rationalisation when I realised that I believed simply because I was raised to believe.

    I ...

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  • Yarnell: The Idiom of Biblical Trinitarianism

    By Fred Sanders

    Sep. 21, 2016

    Malcolm Yarnell recently published God the Trinity: Biblical Portraits (B&H Academic, 2016). Yarnell, who is Research Professor of Systematic Theology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, has previously written a fine study on The Formation of Christian Doctrine, among other things. I knew Malcolm had been

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  • Desire to Sin Decreases When You Walk in the Spirit

    By Kenneth Berding

    Sep. 19, 2016

    As you daily walk in the Holy Spirit, God will fill you with his Spirit in such a way that your desires to sin lessen.  Galatians 5:16—set in a chapter that parallels Romans 8 in many ways—says it so well:  “Walk in the Spirit and you will ...

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  • The Sent God

    By Fred Sanders

    Sep. 19, 2016

    One of the organizing principles in my forthcoming book The Triune God (Dec. 6; available now for pre-order) is divine sending. The idea of God sending God is fundamental to this whole scheme of presenting the doctrine of the Trinity, and is especially prominent in

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