I agree with N. T. Wright, for the most part. Or more precisely, for now I have no reason to disagree with most of what Wright says. My only disagreement (so far) lies in Wright’s understanding of God’s wrath. I believe that Wright would do well to further develop his theology according to the following: … Continue reading Passover, Shema, Law, Hilasterion, Expiation, Salvation
Colossians 3:9-10 KJV (9) Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds; (10) And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him: Ephesians 4:21-24 KJV (21) If so be that ye have heard him, and have been … Continue reading Created in the Image/Likeness of God (Latin: Imago Dei)
I'll go straight to the point: Romans 8:6 KJV For to be carnally minded is death but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. Salvation is not merely about going to Heaven when we die (instead of Hell). The focus of Salvation is really about a wonderful spiritual life (and peace!) that results from … Continue reading What is God’s merciful gift of salvation in Christ Jesus?
In this note, I hope to present the doctrine of salvation to you in a way that I find truly satisfying.But first, let us acknowledge the insidious evil — like the leaven (yeast, a type of fungus) that leavens (infects) the whole lump — of presenting the gospel as a simplistic appeal to believe and … Continue reading “What must I do to be saved?” — Salvation, according to scripture.