Tag Reformed Theology

Clarity

Graham has recently done some thinking on clarity so I wanted to write to clarify my views, not so much for the reader but for my own sake. My major...

Doodle: Perseverance or Preservation of the Saints

In my first year at theological college, one of my lecturers warned students away from beginning essays with dictionary definitions; let’s hope he doesn’t read this post. If you survey...

On fear and Christian faithfulness

While helping a friend prepare for one of their exams last week, I found myself getting rather frustrated with the portrayal of views the lecturer clearly disagreed with. Their understanding...

Doodle: Was Calvin a Calvinist?

I can still remember it as if it were yesterday, though it was something like 7 years ago. I had been a Christian for around a year and my growth...

John Owen and Asceticism

  I think most Christians have at some point wondered what to make of Paul’s words in 1 Corinthians 9:27. For Paul seems to affirm a form of ascetic practise...