Theology

Jesus True and Only

The Songs We Sing: The True & Only One

“And [Jesus] is the head of the body, the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent.”  - Colossians 1:18 Any time that Jesus is described with a word in the Scriptures, it’s probably really important for us to know what that word means.  Do we realize the significance of that word preeminent?…

What is the Gospel?

Jesus spoke of Himself when He said, “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.” -John 3:16-17 You can be included…

God’s Special Revelation

On The Resurgence… For anyone to have a saving knowledge of God requires that, in addition to general revelation, they also must receive and believe special revelation. This is because while general revelation is good and true, it is not sufficient for someone to know that God became a man and died on the cross in our place for our sins. Christians…

Theological Clarity in the Church

Tyler Jones on Theological Clarity in the Church Tyler Jones is preaching pastor at Vintage21 Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, and leads the East Coast Region of Acts 29. Last week, he hosted and Acts 29 boot camp and Scott Thomas was able to sit down with Tyler and ask him about the importance of being theologically clear with the church body.  Watch this video….

What is the Kingdom of God?

At its simplest, the kingdom of God is the result of God’s mission to rescue and renew his sin-marred creation. The kingdom of God is about Jesus our king establishing his rule and reign over all creation, defeating the human and angelic evil powers, bringing order to all, enacting justice, and being worshiped as Lord. Tragically, there are many erroneous views of…

Q5: Is “Lusts of the Flesh” Terminology Practical?

5. Is the phrase “lusts of the flesh” useful in practical life and counseling? Apply the term to twenty-first-century experience, redeeming the evasive language people substitute. People frequently talk about what they want, expect, wish for, desire, demand, need, long for. Pop psychologies typically validate these needs and longings as neutral givens. Little do people realize that much of the time they…