Tag Archives: Biblical Theology

According to Plan (Book Review)

When I was in seminary I distinctly remember something my professor said.  It was an off-hand comment (aren’t they always the ones we remember?), but one I’ve been able to verify over the years.  It was a class on the … Continue reading

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From Eden to the New Jerusalem (Book Review)

I clearly remember it like it was yesterday.  My systematic theology professor in seminary, Dr. Howard Griffith, with a huge grin on his face, said in the middle of a lecture, “The coolest subject in the world to talk about … Continue reading

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The Symphony of Scripture (Book Review)

I remember it vividly. Twelve years ago, my pastor, my wife, the academic dean of the Washington D.C. campus of Reformed Theological Seminary, and I were at lunch discussing why I wanted to go to seminary. Back then, my heart … Continue reading

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The Explicit Gospel (Book Review)

Well, I dare say the gospel doesn’t get much more explicit than this! No one can ever say again, “I wish someone would write a book that explains the gospel—the whole gospel—in plain language that I can understand” if he … Continue reading

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The Mosaic Covenant: Vos and Kline

Well, my seminary integrative paper is finally done!  It turned out to be a little longer than expected, but I’m happy with the result.  Almost a year ago I posted the proposal for the paper, which was to compare two … Continue reading

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Integrative Paper Proposal

My integrative paper topic for fulfilling the requirements of completing the MAR degree at RTS is a theological comparison of the views of Reformed theologians Geerhardus Vos and Meredith G. Kline on the Mosaic covenant.  The proper placement of the … Continue reading

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The Story of a Kingdom

Perhaps the one theme that best characterizes and summarizes the Bible is the Kingdom of God.  The theme of kingdom encompasses covenant, history, prophecy, salvation, judgment, law, gospel, ethics, devotion, and even poetry.  Theologian Graeme Goldsworthy describes the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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