Prolegomena for the Atonement

Prolegomena for the Atonement Meaning of the Term: Atonement The theological meaning of the word can be explained by a simple cliché that is at the same time accurate, atonement means “at-one-ment”; to atone is to reconcile a broken relationship on behalf of another....

What is Repentance? by J.I.Packer

What is Repentance? by J.I.Packer One of the best explanations of Repentance I have ever read was by J.I. Packer. I have quoted it in full below. The excerpt is from Rediscovering Holiness by J.I. Packer, published by Regal Books, 2009. The except comes from chapter...

Towards a Definition of Repentance

Towards a Definition of Repentance Today definitions are assumed rather than investigated. Yet we live and “define” our lives by them. A definition in need of investigation is repentance.  A good way to get at defining such important and common terms is by...

Christ in Mark

Christ in Mark God-man of action From start to finish, Jesus is the uncontested subject of the Gospel of Mark, and he is portrayed as a man of action. The action of the Gospel is all-important to the meaning of the Gospel, for we learn who Jesus is not so much from...