Posts Categorized: Theology

Satan, Angels, and Demon Theology

Have you ever wondered where Christian beliefs about Satan, angels, and demons came from? I have, and I was fortunate enough to have my question answered on The Gospel Coalition’s You Asked feature. Thanks to those at The Gospel Coalition for selecting my question as well as Gregg Allison for answering! Indeed, a lot of… Read more »

How Do We Know If We Love Christ?

J. C. Ryle writes: If we love a person, we like to think about him. We do not need to be reminded of him. We do not forget his name or his appearance or his character or his opinions or his tastes or his position or his occupation… Well, it is just so between the… Read more »

Eight Arguments Against Anxiety

Pastor John Piper outlines eight arguments Jesus makes against anxiety in Matthew 6:25-34: Life is more than food and the body more than clothing. (v25) God feeds the birds and you are more valuable than they. (v26) It’s pointless. It adds not one hour to your life. (v27) If God clothes ephemeral grass, he will… Read more »

Continued Worldly Prosperity is a Fiery Trial

Give a man wealth; let his ships bring home continually rich freights; let the winds and waves appear to be his servants to bear his vessels across the bosom of the mighty deep; let his lands yield abundantly; let the weather be propitious to his crops; let uninterrupted success attend him; let him stand among… Read more »

Ten Principles for Church Songs

Here’s a great two part series by Kevin DeYoung on some practical principles for church music. Part 1 Part 2 He expands on ten different points: Love is indispensable to church singing that pleases God. Our singing is for God’s glory and the edification of the body of Christ. We ought to sing to the… Read more »