Being Human out of the Vicarious Humanity of Christ

Non-Christians often fail to recognize that for the genuine Christian being a Christian isn’t a political posture, it isn’t a societal construct, but instead, it is the very essence and fabric of who we are in Christ as human beings. You can’t deconstruct something that is grounded in the indestructible life of the risen God […]

No Vision or Knowledge of God without God’s Holiness: The Role Christ’s Sanctification for Us Plays Towards Having Genuine Knowledge of God

Εἰρήνην διώκετε μετὰ πάντων, καὶ τὸν ἁγιασμόν, οὗ χωρὶς οὐδεὶς ὄψεται τὸν κύριον, Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord . . . Hebrews 12:14   ὄψεται (lexeme: ὁράω), translated in the NKJV above as ‘will see’ is in the future tense third person middle indicative. I have a theological-exegetical […]

Barth, The Chief of Sinners?

I’ve been having an exchange on Facebook with a Lutheran orthodox interlocutor. We remain friendly, and have over the years, but clearly we’re going to disagree over Barth. What remains of issue for many (including myself) is the continuous infidelity of Barth’s life with Charlotte Von Kirschbaum. If I hadn’t so ingested the theological themes […]