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Doctrines Under Threat 2: Union with Christ

Outline (Reading from Romans 6) Intro: Faith and Works Union with Christ in Philippians 3 Righteousness by law is rubbish (2-7) Knowing Christ (8a) Gaining Christ (8b) Being in Christ (9a) Righteousness through faith in Christ (9b) Living in Christ (10-11) What is Union with Christ? Fundamental To be …

The language of Chalcedon

A few years back, I put together this visual summary of the terminology the Council of Chalcedon (451 AD) used to express the biblical doctrines of the Trinity and the two natures of Christ. This is one of the most important councils of Christian history, because it clearly confirmed the …

Debating order in the Trinity

I’m involved in a debate about eternal order in the relationship between Father, Son and Spirit at my friend’s blog: davidould.net | A question for the egalitarians. The relationships in the Godhead have implications for relationships between men and women (e.g. 1 Corinthians 11:2-16) I’m learning a lot through this …