Category Theology

‘God is love… and we’re invited’ – Glen Scrivener

‘The doctrine of the Trinity is not a maths problem. It’s the good news that God is love, and we’re invited.’ Check out this great little minute-long video from Glen Scrivener:

Without Jesus…

Without Jesus everything unravels… Without Jesus, we have no hope (1Pet 1:3) Without Jesus, we have no resurrection (1Cor 15) Without Jesus, we have no salvation (John 3:16-17) Without Jesus, we cannot be called children of God (John 1:12); Without Jesus, God is not a Father (John 1:49); Without Jesus, God does not love (John […]

How did believers experience the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament? [Re-post]

David Murray, Professor of Old Testament & Practical Theology at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, has posted a couple of interesting thoughts over the past few days. They might be questions that not many of us have considered, but they have a knock-on effect on how we view the eternal work and ministry of the Spirit. […]

What Happened at Pentecost? [Re-post]

What happened at Pentecost? Wasn’t it the day the Holy Spirit was invented? It seems to be quite a common view that after the ascension, as the Disciples waited for the ‘Counsellor’ (John 14:16), they had no idea who they were expecting as it was something completely new to them! So, were the Disciples the […]

Part III: The Ascended Son (Psalm 24)

The Psalm of the Ascension Today we celebrate Jesus’ Ascension! What a joyous occasion it must have been for the disciples who witnessed it first hand. After the Crucifixion and Resurrection, Jesus appeared to the disciples. It was then that he said to them: “This is what I told you while I was still with […]

Spring proclaims the Resurrection

Spring is here. The blossom is on the trees. Buds will soon turn into leaves. Life is springing up all around. But what does it all mean? Is there any meaning in it or is it just an abstract irrelevancy? Having gone through the death and decay of autumn, and the baron wilderness of winter, in spring […]

Part II: The Glorified Son (Psalm 23)

The Psalm of the Resurrection On the first day Jesus was crucified on the Cross, revealing the self-sacrificial nature of the Triune God. As we saw in Psalm 22, Jesus took great comfort in the ‘joy set before him’ – that joy that was set before him is what we celebrate today – the third […]