Tag: judgment

Farewell to the Rapture (N.T. Wright)

This is a classic piece by N.T. Wright re-examining the meaning of some biblical texts in their Jewish context that have been hijacked by other interpretive schemes over the years. From Bible Review, August 2001, reprinted at NTWrightPage. Little did Paul know how his colorful metaphors for Jesus’ second […]

An Angry God?

Jesus is the fullest revelation of God’s character.  “If you’ve seen me, you’ve seen the Father,” Jesus said.  God looks like Jesus.  If you want to know the character of God, look at Jesus. I reread Jonathan Edwards’ famous sermon, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”, […]

Judgment, Salvation & “Missional Election”

A very “meaty” article today at Jesus Creed navigating the tough theological topics of God’s “election,” “salvation,” and “judgment” interacting with the views of Calvinism, Arminianism, Barth’s third way and a newer concept called “missional election.”  Go check it out HERE.  Here’s a snippet: We, the Church, have […]