Author Archives: Bobby Grow

God’s Aseity

Typically a-seity is in reference to God’s self causation as it were. As I was at work (sitting on a locomotive) I had some time to reflect upon this depth reality, and once again it continues to be a great … Continue reading

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There is No Secret Eternal Will of God, There is Only Jesus

When you read Karl Barth what you get is the usual Reformed lexicon, but with a different theological grammar defining it. In other words you will get words like ‘election’ ‘reprobation’ ‘covenant’ ‘extra Calvinisticum’ and a host of other Reformedisms. … Continue reading

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Why Do Some Theologians Get Marginalized and Others Don’t?

You might be getting tired by now of me talking about Barth, sorry. I have been having his repeating thought hit me though in regard to Karl Barth and his seeming repudiation by so many so called and self-professing “conservative” … Continue reading

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Living Under Pressure

Pressure. Pressure is an important concept when it comes to theology and thinking about God. I was out in the rail yard building trains today, and as I had a moment or two to reflect I thought about the guys … Continue reading

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Creation is For Jesus Christ

This is as clear as it gets in describing how I approach a doctrine of creation; of course, it comes as a description of Karl Barth’s own understanding of creation within God’s economy of things. In case you weren’t aware … Continue reading

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On Being a Free Range Christian

As Christians we are commanded to grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ, and along with this commandment–being the giver of good gifts that He is–the Lord Jesus has gifted his church with a multitude of teachers; these … Continue reading

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It Can Be Lonely Growing in the Grace and Knowledge of Jesus

17 You therefore, beloved, knowing this beforehand, be on your guard so that you are not carried away by the error of unprincipled men and fall from your own steadfastness, 18 but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory, both … Continue reading

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