Category Archives: Others’ thoughts

Quotes and thoughts I have appropriated in my reading and listening

Countercultural…Defiant…Revolutionary…

The recitation of a creed in a worship service is one of the most countercultural things Christians can do. It is an act of defiance, if not even of actual revolution. Carl Truman The CREEDAL Imperative, 154 Advertisements

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Part of an ecclesiastical way of life…

No creedal or catechetical document stands by itself; it is part of an ecclesiastical way of life, one element of our lives as Christians. Carl Trueman The Creedal Imperative, 127

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Salutary Rebuke…Great Encouragement…

To be reminded that the church is God’s creation and lives in the shadow of the cross, and is not to be judged strong or weak by the standards of the world, is both a salutary rebuke to triumphalism and … Continue reading

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Whether or not we gain knowledge…

Since God is the controller of all things, it is for him to determine whether or not we gain knowledge, and under what conditions. Frame, HWP&T, 30

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Lucidity…not style…

Lucidity becomes the lingua franca of preaching and must become the measure of the sermon, not style. Anyabwile, RtBC, 59

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Their dangerous audacity…

… their audacity, therefore, is altogether pernicious and fatal, who pass by Christ and forget his death, and yet rush into the presence of God. Calvin

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Lordship => Epistemology…

God’s lordship has clear epistemological implications. Frame, HWP&T, 30 Clearly/THB

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