Making identifications and descriptions is what doing theology is all about. We do it everyday. And it is imperative for us to do it well, in accordance with the Word of God. How does the Bible do theology? Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery of godliness: He was manifested in the flesh, vindicated by
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“[U]sually such Men that are for middle Ways in Points of Doctrine, have a greater Kindness for that Extream (sic) they go half Way to, than that which they go half Way from.” Robert Traill, A Vindication of the Protestant Doctrine of Justification, 2nd Ed. (1730), 4.
Do you feel peer pressure to minimize the gospel? Do you feel a bit timid to announce that you are a Christian. The apostle Paul addresses this in Romans 1.16. Verse 16 of Romans 1 starts off by giving a reason, or a basis, or a ground, for why something was said in the sentences
A friend who ministers in Central Asia told about the Gypsies in his community. They are despised by all people groups, but are feared due to their perceived ability to put curses upon people who refuse to give money, food or other help to them. The Gypsies, like many people are viewed as non-people. They