Observations on the Armor of God

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. Ephesians 6:12 What should we understand Read more…

By rick, ago

The Casual Calvinism of 1 Peter

First Peter is not a classic proof-text for Calvinism and does not contain any detailed teaching on the doctrines of grace. Rather Peter demonstrates what I’m calling “casual Calvinism”. He doesn’t set out to teach it or prove it, really, Read more…

By rick, ago

Why can’t God just forgive?

John Owen speaks on the revelation of God’s wrath in the death of Jesus, and touches on why it would be impossible for God to “just forgive” people apart from the atonement: In him God hath manifested the naturalness of Read more…

By rick, ago