Dichotomy of Man & Suffering with Depression

Trichotomy vs Dichotomy Nouthetic Counseling, also known as Biblical Counseling, holds to a Dichotomist view of man, as opposed to a Trichotomist view. Dichotomist state that man consists of two, and only two parts: body and soul. The Westminster Confession of Faith,...

The Image of God in Man

“Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over the cattle and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”  God created man in...

How to Apply Discernment Rightly

The Need for Discernment With the rise in the number of various social media accounts has also risen the number of people who think they have the gift of discernment and believe it is their duty to lash out harshly at everyone who holds a different opinion. How can we...

The Nature of the Trinity

What Does Scripture Say about the Trinity?     The Doctrine of the Trinity is simple in its essence, yet simultaneously unfathomable. This Doctrine is one of the core doctrines of our faith. Jonathan Edwards said, “I think [the doctrine of the Trinity] to be...

Common Grace and the Human Condition

Common Grace     God loves His creation because He is a benevolent Creator. The blessing that He bestows on His creation is called Common Grace. This blessing extends to not just the elect, *but also to the reprobate. We can see Common Grace in the love of a...

What Is Revelation?

What is Revelation? When the word revelation is mentioned, we know that it is talking about something is being “revealed.” Revelation refers to God’s communication to man, whether the act of His communicating or the content of the communication itself. General...

The Truth About Continuing Revelation

What is Continuing Revelation?     Proclamations of Continuing Revelation are no longer just segregated to certain denominations and sects within Christianity. The spiritual gifts of prophecy and tongues are practiced even in mainstream conservative...

Doctrine of Election

Election   The Doctrine of Election is one of the most divisive subjects amongst evangelicals.  Basically, it is the doctrine that answers the question ‘Does God determine who will be saved, or does man?”  For many people, this is a rather disturbing theological...

“Free Will” is … not really

“Free Will” is … not really…     The term “free will” is used by people to mean several different things.  And frankly, for a term not even found in Scripture, it’s something that we need to nail down if we are going to be using it.  What does the Bible say...