In Honor of the Burning of a Bull: A THEOLOGY OF DOCTRINAL DISPUTATION

  Today, December 10, is the anniversary of Martin Luther’s burning of a Papal bull which threatened him with excommunication if he did not retract portions of his 95 theses. On January 3, 1521 Pope Leo X officially excommunicated Luther. So, on the anniversary of Luther’s bold decision, it only seemed appropriate to think about … Continue reading In Honor of the Burning of a Bull: A THEOLOGY OF DOCTRINAL DISPUTATION

Warning!

The book of Hebrews has five "warning passages" (Heb. 2:1-4; 3:1-4:13; 5:11-6:12; 10:19-39; 12-29) exhorting the readers to be diligent in their faithfulness. Diligence is a key theme stressed by the Holy Spirit throughout the Bible. We are to study (be diligent) to present ourselves before God (2 Tim. 2:15). We Christians must "pay attention … Continue reading Warning!