What Are You Seeking?

By Dawn Rutan As I was reading through the Sermon on the Mount this week, I noted Matthew 6:33 in particular: “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you” (ESV). While we often hear sermons about seeking the kingdom first, I don’t recall ever [...]

An Analysis of 1 Corinthians 15:44

by Corey McLaughlin If the entrance to Dante’s Hell reads, “Abandon all hope, ye who enter in,” then we might say that at the threshold of Paul’s theology it reads, “Take up all hope in the power of Christ’s resurrection, all ye who enter in.” Since for Paul without the resurrection of Christ, and consequently [...]

A Reformation Crisis Concerning the Soul – Mortal or Immortal?

by William Kilgore Central among the theological crises of the Protestant Reformation were the doctrines of the authority of Scripture and justification by faith alone.[1] Nevertheless, there were several less visible theological crises during the same period that were possibly obscured by the priority of the more central doctrines. One such crisis involved the doctrine [...]