Blogging the Institutes | 1.13.20 | The Trinity Summarized

"Blogging the Institutes" is my on-going attempt to paraphrase John Calvin's work, the Institutes of the Christian Religion. You can find out more about the series in the Introduction. For all the posts in this series, check out the Master List.  The Trinity Summarized Here is a summary of the Trinity. When we say that we believe…

Blogging the Institutes | 1.13.19 | Persons, Perfectly United

"Blogging the Institutes" is my on-going attempt to paraphrase John Calvin's work, the Institutes of the Christian Religion. You can find out more about the series in the Introduction. For all the posts in this series, check out the Master List.  Persons, Perfectly United The distinctions of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit not interfere with God's unity.…

Blogging the Institutes | 1.13.14 | The Spirit is God

"Blogging the Institutes" is my on-going attempt to paraphrase John Calvin's work, the Institutes of the Christian Religion. You can find out more about the series in the Introduction. For all the posts in this series, check out the Master List.  The Spirit is God When attempting to prove that the Holy Spirit is God, the proof…

The Case of Female Deacons: Wisdom from the Past (Church History)

Having look at the Scriptural evidence for female deacons, let's explore this question: What has been the role of women throughout church history? Although the practices and traditions of previous eras aren't formally binding on present churches, we must remember that many Christians have preceded us and though deeply about these issues. Church tradition is…