13 Oct 2017

The Size of our Problems and the Size of God (Part 2)

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Earlier this week, I highlighted the experience of the wilderness generation, finding that their failure to enter the land was a product of their minimal view of God and their maximal view of their problems. I argued that two of the spies looked at the situation from the opposite perspective; viewing the significance of God and...
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6 Oct 2017

Peruse and Justify: On the Meaning of Words

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James 2 indicates that Abraham is justified by works (δικαιόω—Jas 2:21) when he presented Isaac on the altar (Gen 22). Paul indicates that Abraham was not justified by works (δικαιόω—Rom 4:2), but rather by faith when he believed God’s promises (Gen 15:6). Since both men use the same word (δικαιόω), there must be a conflict,...
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5 Oct 2017

10/5/2017 DBTS Chapel: Dr. David Doran

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Dr. Doran preaches from 1 Timothy chapter 4 and warns us that everything we build up with our preaching and teaching can be torn down by how we live. Download and subscribe to our Podcasts here
2 Oct 2017

The “Reminding” Work of the Spirit and the Modern Christian

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In the Gospels Christ several times promises that the Spirit will supply appropriate words to his disciples in seasons of persecution (Matt 10:19–20; Mark 13:11; Luke 12:11) and will “remind” them of what Christ had told them (John 14:25–26; 15:26–27). Do these passages teach that believers today may expect direct, verbal assistance from the Spirit...
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28 Sep 2017

2017 Day of Prayer

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DBTS faculty and students enjoyed their annual Day of Prayer on Wednesday morning. The guest speaker was Brian Peterson, pastor of preaching and vision at Lebanon Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, where DBTS hosts a satellite campus. Pastor Peterson preached from the Gospel of John, highlighting Jesus’ invitation to pray in John 14-15 and his...
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26 Sep 2017

Review of Constantine Campbell’s Advances in the Study of Greek

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(The following is my short review of the book. For a fuller treatment see the helpful review in our recent journal by Timothy A. Hughes) I just finished reading Advances in the Study of Greek by Constantine Campbell, a relatively recent work on the state of New Testament Greek (NTG) scholarship (2015). In the introduction,...
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21 Sep 2017

9/21/2017 DBTS Chapel: Dr. John Aloisi

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In a world that often views Christians as nothing more than hypocrites, Dr. Aloisi exhorts us from Philippians 1 to “live worthy of the Gospel.” Download and subscribe to our Podcasts here