Tag Archives: justification

Book Write-Up: Justification, by N.T. Wright

N.T. Wright.  Justification: God’s Plan and Paul’s Vision.  With a New Introduction.  Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2016.  See here to buy the book. This book is a 2016 reprint of N.T. Wright’s 2009 book on justification.  It has a new … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to “Receive” Forgiveness?

I would like to interact with a couple of statements that I read recently about forgiveness. A. Christian apologist Nick Peters wrote a post entitled “Can I Be Forgiven?”  Peters refers to Jesus’ parable about the unmerciful servant in Matthew … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Christian Life, by Steven A. Hein

Steven A. Hein. The Christian Life: Cross or Glory? Irvine, California: New Reformation Publications, 2015. See here to purchase the book. In The Christian Life: Cross or Glory?, Stephen A. Hein presents his Lutheran view of the Christian life, as … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Union with Christ, by J. Todd Billings

J. Todd Billings.  Union with Christ: Reframing Theology and Ministry for the Church.  Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2011. J. Todd Billings teaches Reformed Theology at Western Theological Seminary.  I went to Harvard Divinity School with Todd—-I was in the M.Div. … Continue reading

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Justification: Does God Kid Himself?

In the December 8 daily devotion in My Utmost for His Highest, Oswald Chambers says: “God is justified in saving bad men only as he makes them good.  Our Lord does not pretend we are all right when we are … Continue reading

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