29 Oct 2018

A Righteousness Greater than the Scribes and Pharisees

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Jesus shocked His listeners by His seemingly ludicrous claim about righteousness. He argued that they needed a greater righteousness than the Scribes and Pharisees (S&P). I am not sure if Israel has crickets, but if so they could be heard after that bombshell. This post will consider what Jesus means by this “super righteousness.” The...
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23 Oct 2018

Two Helpful Resources in the NT Prophecy Flap

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Wayne Grudem’s continuationist theory of NT prophecy (i.e., that prophecy continues in the modern church, but that it differs from OT prophecy in terms of its accuracy and authority) has been with us now for three decades. After Grudem wrote his Gift of Prophecy in the New Testament and Today in 1988 (rev. 2000), several substantial...
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9 Oct 2018

Christian Zionism and the Future of Israel

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This year marks the seventieth anniversary of the inception of the modern state of Israel. On May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion announced from Tel Aviv the rebirth of the nation, and the United States, minutes after the announcement, became the first nation to officially recognize the fledgling state. The right of Israel to exist and...
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2 Oct 2018

A Handful of New and Forthcoming NT Commentaries

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In the past few weeks, a number of significant new commentaries have been released, and several more are on the immediate horizon. Below are a few of the more interesting additions. Douglas Moo, Romans, 2nd ed., NICNT (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2018) Originally published in 1996, Douglas Moo’s commentary on Romans in the NICNT series has...
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20 Sep 2018

9/20/2018 DBTS Chapel: Dr. John Aloisi

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Dr. John Aloisi presents portions of Jonathan Edwards’s famous sermon, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” and offers some concluding observations. Download and subscribe to our Podcasts here
19 Sep 2018

Knowing God’s Will: An Alternative View

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I’ve been reading, recently and with great interest, a blog series defending what is sometimes called the “traditional view” of Christian decision-making—the view that (1) God has an “individual will” for believers and (2) that it can be “discovered.” My intent in this post is not to offer a point-by-point analysis of that series, but...
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