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Biden’s Ash Wednesday mark puzzles clueless BBC Sky News presenters

posted by Susan Johnson

Very funny video of two talking heads on the BBC Sky News speculating why Biden has a mark on his forehead (they wonder if he got the mark in Vancouver :-). Wait for the punchline at the end:Update: Pretty clueless […]

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I’m still alive!

posted by Susan Johnson

Sorry about my absence from the blog, I lost my lap so I couldn’t use my laptop Though, it’s a little more complicated than that. I didn’t have the energy to post. I still surfed the net but didn’t have […]

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Waiting…

posted by Susan Johnson

As I wait for the results of my blood test, I find comfort from this Psalm: ESV Psalm 130:1 Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord!2 O Lord, hear my voice!Let your ears be attentiveto the voice […]

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Mark Driscoll’s Sermon on Haiti

posted by Susan Johnson

Mark Driscoll went to Haiti to find out the condition of the church in Haiti. So much devastation, so many dead, so much need, it’s overwhelming but I bet that the pastors Driscoll met felt comforted by the fact that […]

The power of faith

posted by Susan Johnson

It’s amazing to watch rescues like this in Haiti and see the faith of the people who know that God would send help. This woman is pulled from the wreckage of her home and then thanks God and sings do […]

Jon Stewart on Pat Robertson’s response to the Haitian earthquake

posted by Susan Johnson

OMH! Jon Stewart doing a much better job than Pat Robertson finding words of comfort for the Haitian people. Pretty amazing, huh?

Robertson and Glover see retribution in the Haitian earthquake

posted by Susan Johnson

I know I’m really late (was very tired from the chemo this week) on posting this video of Pat Robertson making his usual heartless, cruel and unChristian remarks about the earthquake in Haiti:It’s as if the guy has never heard […]

Win an 8GB iTouch from Logos

posted by Susan Johnson

Logos is celebrating their new app for the iPhone/iTouch by giving away an iTouch. Details here.

Thank you

posted by Susan Johnson

I wanted to let you guys know that I appreciate your prayers and comments concerning the return of my cancer. It has been very difficult to deal with the knowledge that a deadly disease is trying to end my life. […]

Merry Christmas!

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m finally back online! It took my husband hours yesterday to fix the problem, I’m blessed to have such a knowledgeable and patient husband. I was able to back up my computer because VAIO has a data recovery program, so […]

So, my cancer may or may not be back

posted by Susan Johnson

I had a CT scan and here is the relevant passage: “Complex solid and cystic mass in the left pelvis either representing residual neoplasm ad/or postoperative change.” Obviously, I’m scared. I don’t want to go through anymore chemo cycles. I […]

Christ the Center interviews Tim Keller

posted by Susan Johnson

About his new book, Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power, and the Only Hope that Matters. You can listen to the interview here.

Arizona inmates forced to listen to Christmas music

posted by Susan Johnson

Can’t blame the inmates for filing suit, especially Arpaio plays the music all day long: Sheriff Joe Arpaio – the self-proclaimed “toughest sheriff” in America – likes Christmas music, especially “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and anything by Alvin and the […]

Silent Monks Singing Halleluia

posted by Susan Johnson

Yeah, I know it’s a year old but it’s cute:

Obama’s Social Christmas Ornament Program

posted by Susan Johnson

Pretty funny spoof on the right’s “Obama is indoctrinating children” meme.BTW, I hadn’t heard about the Obama’s Christmas ornament program. What a great idea! The kids must have been so thrilled to have their ornament hung on a Christmas tree […]

Recently discovered burial cloth casts doubt on Shroud of Turin

posted by Susan Johnson

A recently discovered shroud dated at the time of Jesus casts doubt on the Turn Shroud since it has a different weave: Archaeologists have discovered the first known burial shroud in Jerusalem from the time of Christ’s crucifixion – and […]

President Obama’s weekly address includes a Christmas tree

posted by Susan Johnson

Atheists, I thought I’d warn you in case you were easily offended, you might not want to watch this video:Though, I’m sure some of you won’t even be bothered by the tree (you may even have one up at your […]

Rick Warren speaks out against the Ugandan anti-homosexuality bill

posted by Susan Johnson

I am not surprised that Warren would speak out against this heinous law. It has absolutely nothing to do with Christianity. Excellent response.BTW, they dropped the death penalty and added life in prison which is still heinous.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

posted by Susan Johnson

To get us all in the Christmas spirit:

Speaking of gay marriage…

posted by Susan Johnson

Dr. Ronald Sider in an interview with the Village Voice explains why he signed the Manhattan Declaration. I thought this was a really good question and an excellent response: RS: How do you feel about gay people wanting to live […]

New York Magazine: “Tim Keller Wants to Save Your Yuppie Soul”

posted by Susan Johnson

Excellent article on Tim Keller in New York Magazine. It’s amazing to me that the gospel can be preached in New York and New Yorkers are responding to it. They may not like everything they hear (as the journalist notes) […]

Churches in residential areas are banned from feeding the homeless in Phoenix

posted by Susan Johnson

Once again government regulation interfering with churches trying to dispense food to the homeless:Local and state governments can’t afford to feed the homeless so why are they interfering with organizations that are doing it for them?(via)

The story behind Vatican II changes

posted by Susan Johnson

Interesting story behind the Vatican II changes to the Mass. I didn’t know that some of the reforms were for the benefit of Protestants: Many of Bugnini’s reforms were aimed at appeasing non-Catholics, and changes emulating Protestant services were made, […]

To Live is Christ

posted by Susan Johnson

It’s not everyday that you hear a rap song about Philippians (via)

Happy Thanksgiving!

posted by Susan Johnson

I hope everyone is enjoying their day and looking forward to spending it with friends and family. Every year we have Thanksgiving meal at my sister’s so I never have to cook a turkey, for that I am thankful Here’s […]

Penn Jillette: “I don’t respect people who don’t proselytize”

posted by Susan Johnson

Great quote from Jillette (who is an atheist, though evidently, not a New Atheist :-):He’s right, if we really believed our message, we would certainly be warning those we loved that they are headed for destruction if they do not […]

Vatican researcher: Burial certificate of Jesus found on the Shroud of Turin

posted by Susan Johnson

She says that Jesus’ burial certificate was glued to the cloth covering him and then the ink was transferred to the cloth: Dr Barbara Frale, a researcher in the Vatican secret archives, said “I think I have managed to read […]

New UK atheist ad campaign: Don’t label the kids

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s the newest ad campaign that will be hitting billboards in the UK starting November 20: The atheists believe that kids should be allowed to choose their own belief system and not have it decided for them: As Richard Dawkins […]

Tim LaHaye to publish new series

posted by Susan Johnson

Uh Oh! It looks like Tim LaHaye is at it again. He’s co-authoring a series of books which are kind of a prequel to his Left Behind series: GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ — Zondervan, a world leader in […]

Are you an underer or overer?

posted by Susan Johnson

It’s so sad that this is funny because the church has always been filled with Christians who can’t get along with those who do not agree with them: (via)

Christopher Hitchens and Stephen Fry vs. the Roman Catholic Church

posted by Susan Johnson

Here is a link to the BBC’s The Intelligence Squared Debate between Christopher Hitchens and Stephen Fry and Catholics, Archbishop John Onaiyekan and Anne Widdencombe MP debating: “Is the Catholic Church a Force for Good in the World?” Evidently, according […]

Win a cash prize for attending church

posted by Susan Johnson

You can win up to $500 for going to church. OK, this is all kinds of wrong on so many levels:Of course they packed the church, why wouldn’t people want to win money for just an hour of sitting through […]

Colbert: Holy Water Under the Bridge

posted by Susan Johnson

Colbert offers his very funny take on the Pope’s offer to the Anglicans (he even gives us a very succinct history lesson of the original break between the churches). He has as his guest Episcopal priest, Father Randall Balmer, (author […]

Doug Wilson and Christopher Hitchens on their media tour

posted by Susan Johnson

Too bad I didn’t see this before I posted a link to the Hitchens article. Hitchens and Wilson on their press tour plugging the Collision documentary were on the Laura Ingraham Show, Fox and Friends and the Joy Behar Show. […]

Christopher Hitchens on what he’s learned from debating religious people

posted by Susan Johnson

You have to give him props for taking on all comers. It’s not surprising that he hasn’t been convinced by the arguments of his Christian opponents. Who has ever been argued into the kingdom of God? I haven’t yet run […]

Has the English Reformation ended?

posted by Susan Johnson

The Vatican has just made it easier for Anglican churches to join the Roman Catholic Church: The Vatican said it will make it far easier for disgruntled Anglicans to convert to Catholicism, in one of Rome’s most sweeping gestures to […]

Churches involved in torture of children accused of witchcraft

posted by Susan Johnson

How absolutely outrageous that something like this is happening. Torturing and killing children by Christians? What is being done in the name of Christ is a sin and one day these “pastors” will pay for it: The idea of witchcraft […]

“Counterfeit Gods”

posted by Susan Johnson

Tim Keller’s new book, Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power, and the Only Hope that Matters goes on sale today. From the excepts I’ve read it’s pretty convicting. Here’s a video of Keller’s explanation of why […]

Richard Dawkins on creationists: “I don’t think they read books anyway, except for one book”

posted by Susan Johnson

That’s a quote from Richard Dawkins hawking his latest book in an interview with Salon. Doesn’t that make it difficult for a creationist to read this book without feeling insulted? Won’t that hurt your goal? No, I’m not really aiming […]

“The Power of Words and the Wonder of God”

posted by Susan Johnson

You can get the John Piper and Justin Taylor compilation, The Power of Words and the Wonder of God for free here (and only 7.99 for the Kindle edition). It’s a compilation of various authors (Paul Tripp, John Piper, Mark […]

Matt Chandler on his “personal walk”

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s some words of wisdom for those of us who are struggling, I found it encouraging, maybe you will as well:I agree with Matt Chandler that getting up early is the best time to focus on the Lord and his […]

Update on my “Invention of Lying” post

posted by Susan Johnson

It seems I ticked off Ricky Gervais by stating that I wouldn’t see his new movie because the reviews I’ve read stated that it was a slam against Christianity and it was dishonest in its advertising. Evidently, I’m the first […]

Update on the pastor who lead a gun “celebration service”

posted by Susan Johnson

The pastor who encouraged his flock to bring their fire arms to church has a new calling now (one better suited to his interests): promoting gun ownership and church security. He’s working part-time at a local gun range and has […]

“The Meaning of the Millennium”

posted by Susan Johnson

For those of you who, like me, missed John Piper hosting a discussion on three of the views of the millennium (they do not seem to cover dispensational premillennialism): On September 27, 2009, Desiring God and Bethlehem College & Seminary […]

“The Invention of Lying”

posted by Susan Johnson

The night before I was to have surgery to remove the tumor on my ovaries, we had Chinese food and watched “Ghost Town” which was pretty funny and the perfect movie to watch before an operation So, when I saw […]

ESV Study Bible article: The Person of Christ

posted by Susan Johnson

Here is an article from The ESV Study Bible on the doctrine of the person of Christ. It looks at these biblical aspects of the person of Christ: 1. Jesus Christ is fully and completely divine. 2. Jesus Christ is […]

Michael Moore: “Capitalism is anti-Jesus”

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m sorry but I’m having trouble taking this guy seriously since he has to be in the 1% of the wealthy, given the amount of money his films generate. So, when he says things like this, I can’t get over […]

Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church votes to keep Tchividjian as their pastor

posted by Susan Johnson

I was saddened to see that the congregation was set to vote on whether they would dissolve their relationship with their pastor. A pastor that was just installed in March! Here’s Tchividjian’s take on the actions of those who sought […]

iMonk: “A Picture of the Father’s Grace”

posted by Susan Johnson

iMonk posted this video and then made a wonderful point about the Father’s grace:Yes, the love exhibited in this video is analogous to the love of the Father. He isn’t the selfish caricature that the atheists make him out to […]

Internet Monk is looking for a title for his new book

posted by Susan Johnson

Evidently, the publishers didn’t like, “Jesus Shaped Spirituality.” He’s asking for suggestions but plans to use them without acknowledging your contribution in his book: So I need some help. Ideas for a book title and/or subtitle. Jesus shaped can’t be […]

John Piper: “I Hope My Daughter Hears the President’s Speech”

posted by Susan Johnson

So, I’m glad that I can agree with Piper’s latest comments (unlike his comment about the tornado) about the president’s upcoming address on Tuesday to the nation’s schools. Shocked that I’m not marching in lockstep with other righty bloggers? That […]

Pastor Steven Anderson’s church is King James Only

posted by Susan Johnson

According to apologist James White:Well, that explains a lot, doesn’t it?

The Baptist pastor who prayed for Obama’s death has been interviewed by the Secret Service

posted by Susan Johnson

According to CNN. Well, that’s good because evidently, he appears to be connected to the guy who brought a gun to Obama’s town hall meeting: Chris Broughton, the man who brought an assault rifle and a handgun to the Obama […]

Baptist pastor prays for Obama’s death

posted by Susan Johnson

I found this on an atheist blog and I’m appalled a Christian would pray for the death and damnation of anyone. Isn’t it our job to pray for salvation? Aren’t we called to love our enemies? What’s up with this […]

COLLISION: Christopher Hitchens vs. Douglas Wilson DVD available in October

posted by Susan Johnson

You can preorder COLLISION: Christopher Hitchens vs. Douglas Wilson, the debate documentary from Amazon for $13.99. It’s set to be released on October 27, 2009. For those of you who were in a bubble and don’t know about the debates, […]

Reformation Study Bible iPhone App

posted by Susan Johnson

I know I shouldn’t, but I’m going to buy it, unfortunately I don’t have enough iTunes money to do it tonight (I’ve been buying songs for the iTouch). We have a hard copy but I think it would be very […]

John Piper: “The tornado in Minneapolis was a gentle but firm warning to the ELCA”

posted by Susan Johnson

Um…why in the world would Piper do this? Is God giving him revelation now concerning the reason for his actions? Conclusion: The tornado in Minneapolis was a gentle but firm warning to the ELCA and all of us: Turn from […]

Audio: Obama’s conference call with lefty Evangelicals

posted by Susan Johnson

In which he says his critics are “bearing false witness” against his plan (I’m more than happy to let Jesus judge that one on judgment day). It’s interesting how he condemns his opponents as breaking the Ten Commandments by stating […]

K-LOVE iTouch/iPhone app

posted by Susan Johnson

One of the annoying things about the iTouch is that it isn’t easy to listen to streaming radio on it. So, you can imagine how happy I was to find that K-LOVE has an app for the iTouch/iPhone. Much easier […]

“What would Jesus do about healthcare?”

posted by Susan Johnson

That’s the question posed by Ed Schultz of MSNBC: Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy He believes that Christians should support a Christian president and his plan to provide a public option. he believes […]

Debate between Robert Wright and John Mark Reynolds on Hugh Hewitt tonight

posted by Susan Johnson

Debate between the author of “<a href="The Evolution of God“>The Evolution of God,” Robert Wright and John Mark Reynolds who has written “<a href="When Athens Met Jerusalem: An Introduction to Classical and Christian Thought“>When Athens Met Jerusalem: An Introduction to […]

The Internet Monk asks the question: “How Theology Changed Relationships”

posted by Susan Johnson

I give my two cents in the comment section about my own experience of being Reformed in a Lutheran church and being asked not to teach Reformed Theology even though I promised I would only teach it as my opinion […]

“Atheism: A Threat to Society”

posted by Susan Johnson

More atheist humor. Yes, it’s so funny when we’re portrayed as ignorant hicks who refer to atheism as “the atheism” as if we don’t know how to use the word properly:The blog where I found the video didn’t tag it […]

A Joyful Wedding March

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m sure you guys have seen this video of a pretty neat and innovative way of putting a personal twist on this couple’s wedding day by changing the Wedding March to a dance party. While I watching it, I couldn’t […]

Defacing the Bible as performance art

posted by Susan Johnson

You’d have to define the term “art” very loosely for this to qualify: A publicly funded exhibition is encouraging people to deface the Bible in the name of art — and visitors have responded with abuse and obscenity. The show […]

Christian who converted from Islam killed in Somalia

posted by Susan Johnson

We are so blessed to live in a country where we have the freedom to practice our religion, but with that freedom comes responsibility. We need to remember to pray for our brothers and sisters in Christ who are being […]

Evidently, the Gospels are too confusing for atheists

posted by Susan Johnson

What passes for humor among the atheists:I hope they don’t think they’re original with their commentary on the Bible. Been there done that. It’s so 19th century higher criticism! Nothing new after all these years? Blah, blah, blah, Isaiah 7:14 […]

Bono talks of dodging Bush’s hug

posted by Susan Johnson

At the National Prayer breakfast. Nice! Just what Jesus would do?One thing you can say about Bush, he’s a lot more gracious to his critics than they are to him.3…2..1 (Yeah, I know what’s coming in the comment section)(via)

Seminary classes online

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s a great resource for those of you who’ve always wanted to go to seminary but didn’t have the time or money to invest (it takes a lot of both). There are some real gems there including Gaffin’s Theology of […]

Atheist group sues to stop the engraving of “In God we trust” in the Capital Visitor Center

posted by Susan Johnson

Atheists, you can’t erase God from the public square, you don’t have enough votes yet. When you do, then you can start tearing it all down. You can knock down the Washington monument with it’s Laus Deo inscription, tear down […]

Obama really is a pig

posted by Susan Johnson

Evidently, you guys think I should apologize for calling Obama a pig and retract the story because he obviously didn’t do it as the video clearly shows. Well, I don’t agree and I’m doubling down. Here’s another one. Who is […]

Jay Sekulow & Barry Lynn debating the Sotomayor confirmation hearings

posted by Susan Johnson

They are the Church and State bloggers at Beliefnet. Their first posts for the hearings can be found here (for Sekulow) and here (for Lynn).

Richard Dawkins and Francis Collins debate

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s a debate between atheist Richard Dawkins and Obama’s nominee to head the NIH, Francis Collins from 2006. It’s on God vs. Science. (via)

“The Two Calvins”

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s a article on Calvin by Richard Mouw, president of Fuller Theological Seminary. He’s the author of “Calvinism in the Las Vegas Airport: Making Connections in Today’s World” which is an excellent book about trying to make Calvinism (and Calvinists […]

catechizeMe

posted by Susan Johnson

CatechizeMe is a useful tool that helps you learn/memorize the Westminster Shorter and Larger Catechisms and the Heidelberg Catechism. It will be coming soon to the iPhone (they’re looking for beta testers) and they also have a Google widget which […]

Happy 500th, John Calvin!

posted by Susan Johnson

Of course John Calvin is in the presence of the Lord and isn’t interested in our attention today but that doesn’t matter, we can celebrate for him! Today we celebrate the 500th birthday of John Calvin because he was one […]

“Betrayal: A Novel on John Calvin”

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m pretty surprised that P&R published a novel about John Calvin, seems a little weird since Calvin very rarely wrote about himself (unlike Luther who wrote about himself a lot) but it is timely given the fact that it’s Calvin’s […]

Codex Sinaiticus is now online

posted by Susan Johnson

Codex Sinaiticus contains the New Testament and parts of the Old Testament. It is one of the oldest surviving Bibles. It was written on vellum (animal skin) during the time of Constantine. According to Metzger: It once contained the entire […]

Bloggingheads.tv: Robert Wright and Ann Althouse

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s a very interesting exchange between Robert Wright and Ann Althouse discussing his new book,The Evolution of God. Althouse asks some very penetrating questions of Wright:I think she’s convinced me to read the book. I had originally dismissed the book […]

Sanford used the David analogy

posted by Susan Johnson

Not surprising that he’d use it. What other Bible story fits as perfectly as David does the situation that he’s in? Though, he could have used the woman caught in adultery, it would have been the perfect time to remind […]

Conversion Reality Show in Turkey

posted by Susan Johnson

I would love to see this type of reality show here in America but I’d add a Protestant minister to the mix (preferably a Calvinist :-). This is definitely something Mark Burnett should think about doing. I’d watch it: A […]

Obama will be attending the Camp David chapel

posted by Susan Johnson

He doesn’t want to disrupt DC churches with gawkers displacing the members of the church and he doesn’t want to choice between the many black churches that were vying for his attendance. He’ll be going to the same church that […]

Who killed Goliath?

posted by Susan Johnson

David of course. What Christian child doesn’t know the story of David and Goliath? 1 Samuel 17 very clearly states that David killed Goliath with a shot to his head with a stone: ESV 1 Samuel 17:48 When the Philistine […]

Pastor encourages congregants to bring their guns to church

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m all for the right to bear arms but I think this pastor’s focus is way off. Church is a place of worship where the focus is on Jesus Christ and the gospel. It’s not about our rights as American […]

Robert Shuller’s daughter to co-lead his church

posted by Susan Johnson

She will be preaching occasionally as well: And in ways that she never imagined until recently, Sheila Schuller Coleman — not her younger brother and former heir apparent — will be the one “to help my dad finish strong.” Earlier […]

Senator John Ensign had an affair with a staffer

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m shocked, shocked I tell you that a politician cheated on his wife. And I’m even more shocked that he would do so after advocating the sanctity of marriage in opposition to gay marriage:This is why it is a very […]

Donald Trump sends letter to Carrie Prejean: “You’re Fired!’

posted by Susan Johnson

I’ve noticed there are some who are skeptical about the motive for the firing. They believe she was fired for her Christian beliefs but if she wasn’t meeting her contractual obligations by not attending scheduled appearances and continuing to use […]

UCLA allows a student to thank Jesus at commencement

posted by Susan Johnson

Well, that’s awfully big of them: The University of California in Los Angeles has responded to media pressure and agreed to allow a graduating student to thank Jesus in her personal statement. UCLA student Christina Popa claimed the school’s Department […]

Speaking of John Piper…

posted by Susan Johnson

Olive Tree has over 1200 of Piper’s sermons (from the 80’s to the present) that you can download to your iTouch/iPhone for free. You can also download John Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion for free as well.

John Piper’s on Twitter

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s his rational rationale: I see two kinds of response to social Internet media like blogging, MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, and others. One says: These media tend to shorten attention spans, weaken discursive reasoning, lure people away from Scripture and prayer, […]

The killing of an abortionist

posted by Susan Johnson

I think it goes without saying that those of us who are in the pro-life community would condemn the killing of anyone, that’s the whole point of our movement. We value human life because it’s been made in the image […]

County clerk backs down on home Bible study

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m not surprised they backed down because they were facing a lawsuit that they couldn’t win, plus the media storm that descended on them was probably way too much: Broyles said he’s been fielding media calls nonstop. “It’s been hard […]

Focus on the Family: “The Obama administration is really listening”

posted by Susan Johnson

Surely Gehenna has frozen over. Do you think this is one of the signs of the apocalypse? The White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships hosted adoption leaders from across the country Wednesday to talk about how to better […]

Permit needed for Bible study

posted by Susan Johnson

So, what happened to our right to assemble and to practice our religion? I think this clerk needs a remedial course on the Constitution. Broyles said, “The county asked, ‘Do you have a regular meeting in your home?’ She said, […]

Obama paused to pray while golfing

posted by Susan Johnson

When I saw this tweet from Mark Knoller: WH says Pres. Obama paused for a moment of silent prayer at 3pm on the golf course to honor America’s fallen military personnel. I thought of this: ESV Matthew 6:1 “Beware of […]

The Bible Bill

posted by Susan Johnson

There is no reason to legislate a special year for the Bible, the government has no say over it’s importance in history or in our lives. That history, literature and society has been impacted by it, is quite evident. The […]

Andrew Breitbart: “I, Jerk”

posted by Susan Johnson

If you haven’t read his article go read it. It will be amusing to both the left and the right. It’s about his reaction to protesters who passed by a fancy restaurant that overlooked the beach they were marching on […]

“Holier-than-thou effect”

posted by Susan Johnson

Yes, it’s certainly an Internet wide phenomenon: Most people are adamant: They would never do it. Ever. Never deliberately inflict pain on another person, just to obtain information. Ever artificially inflate the value of some financial product, just to take […]

Christians to pray for the foster care system this week

posted by Susan Johnson

While I agree that it’s a good idea for us to pray for these kids in the foster care system and for the men and women who work with the kids, I think we should also encourage our state representatives […]

James Dobson: “We’re not going to ask you to do anything”

posted by Susan Johnson

Lefties, it’s time to rejoice! You have won, Dobson has thrown in the towel: I want to tell you up front that we’re not going to ask you to do anything, to make a phone call or to write a […]

I’m free!!!!

posted by Susan Johnson

I completed my final final this morning. I’m done and I’m so thankful I never have to study for another Hebrew quiz or an OT final ever again. Yes! I was going crazy this week studying for this final, I […]

Rumor: Vatican to step in to disinvite Obama

posted by Susan Johnson

Apparently they don’t want him speaking at Notre Dame. Read about it here. I’d be surprised if they pulled the plug since it’s rather late for them to be canceling. I don’t think they want to be rude to the […]

Justin Taylor interviews Kevin Vanhoozer

posted by Susan Johnson

Here. Vanhoozer is moving to Wheaton College and Graduate School. If you don’t know who Vanhoozer is, go read his book

“When Suffering Won’t Go Away – Part 1″

posted by Susan Johnson

Dr. David Powlison on long term suffering including his own. He’s statement that we look at suffering as a moment and not a condition is incredibly insightful. We look at suffering as just something we have to get through until […]

Song of Songs

posted by Susan Johnson

So, I’ve been studying the Song of Songs and thought I’d share what I’ve been learning. I’ve been reading various articles about the Song of Songs and the various ways that it’s been interpreted over the years. C. Lloyd Carr’s […]

N. T. Wright discusses his new book, “Justification”

posted by Susan Johnson

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OliveTree makes the case for their Bible reader over Kindle

posted by Susan Johnson

Since you can get the ESV for free on the Kindle, why pay $16.75? I have both but prefer OliveTree for the reasons listed here plus the fact that I’m eventually going to buy (when I get more iTunes cards) […]

Scale model of Herod’s Temple

posted by Susan Johnson

Check out the pictures of a “1:100-scale model of Herod’s Temple” that took 30 years to build. I like interior photography.

“Gospel-Driven: Good News People in a Bad News World”

posted by Susan Johnson

That’s the name of Michael Horton’s forthcoming book and the series of lectures based on it that he gave at the Spring Theology Conference of the Reformation Society of Oregon. You can listen to the MP3s here.

N.T. Wright video interviews

posted by Susan Johnson

On a variety of topics: Satan, women in ministry, heaven, the pomo movement, etc. (via)

Torture and the Suffering of Christ

posted by Susan Johnson

I haven’t commented on the Pew torture survey yet because I couldn’t figure out why Christians who attended church regularly were more likely to favor torture. My guess is that there probably isn’t one specific answer to that question (check […]

Twittering in Church

posted by Susan Johnson

I would find this so distracting and I’m not sure how edifying it would be to read what other people are saying while I’m trying to listen to the sermon. Can’t we just sit and listen for a change and […]

The American Patriot’s Bible

posted by Susan Johnson

OMH! This is so wrong on so many levels. There is nothing about America in the Bible and this is clearly a confusion of the kingdom of this world with the kingdom of God. Save your money, rightwing Christians!

Arguments that Catholic apologists shouldn’t use against Protestantism

posted by Susan Johnson

Wow! Pretty honest of them to admit it. It’s smart to admit the weakness of your arguments and abandon them so that you can focus on those that are more robust. (via)

Silly extra credit question

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s the extra credit question for an Introduction to Computer Applications for Business course: Bonus Question 02 – What Book in the Bible describes the End Times (i.e. The Seven Seals, Tribulation, Armageddon, etc.)? A. Revelations B. Joshua C. Galatians […]

“Nuclear weapons are a direct affront to God’s dream of shalom”

posted by Susan Johnson

Wouldn’t all weapons be a “direct affront to God’s dream of shalom?” Why only nuclear weapons? “Nuclear weapons are a direct affront to God’s dream of shalom for the world,” Bell said Tuesday. “Life is beautiful, and nuclear weapons are […]

“The Truth”

posted by Susan Johnson

That’s the title of a painting of Obama with a crown of thorns, arms stretched out, holding a curtain. It’s amazing to me how much of Obama’s egomania is revealed in the painting. Obama with his head bowed down in […]

N.T. Wright’s book on justification is now available

posted by Susan Johnson

In it he responds to his critics (Piper): Along the way Wright responds to critics, such as John Piper, who have challenged what has come to be called the New Perspective. For Wright, what Paul means by justification is nothing […]

Christianity Today profiles Doug Wilson

posted by Susan Johnson

Making the case that he might be the next Evangelical spokesman: Who is this self-appointed defender of the faith? Until last year, those who had heard of Doug Wilson most likely knew him in his other roles: pastor provocateur in […]

Bart Ehrman on The Colbert Report

posted by Susan Johnson

OK, I don’t think the duck defense is the best defense for the divinity of Christ but the elephant analogy is not too bad. The stories of the crucifixion were written with a purpose and the writer included details for […]

Prayer is like human conversation say scientists

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m amused to see that the atheists actually thought this study proved anything: IS PRAYER just another kind of friendly conversation? Yes, says Uffe Schjødt, who used MRI to scan the brains of 20 devout Christians. “It’s like talking to […]

He has risen!

posted by Susan Johnson

He has risen indeed! Today we celebrate the greatest act in history, God the Father accepted the sacrifice of Jesus Christ, his Son to take away the sins of his people (Matthew 1:21) which is good news indeed. Without Jesus’ […]

Good Friday

posted by Susan Johnson

Today is a day of reflection on the sacrifice of our Lord and Savior. I was reading through John trying to decide what to blog about Christ’s crucifixion and I was struck once again by what John thought was important […]

Neil Cavuto interviews Rick Warren

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s an interview with Rick Warren where we learn that the recession appears to be contributing to church growth (Warren says he baptized 800 people recently). And that Obama is giving Rick Warren the runaround on stem cells (apparently, he’s […]

Psalm 23

posted by Susan Johnson

April is National Poetry Month, so in honor of it I thought I would share with you some thoughts on a perennial favorite psalm, Psalm 23. It is no doubt the most memorized of all the Psalms in the Psalter. […]

I finished my exegesis paper!!!!!!

posted by Susan Johnson

Woohoo! Thanks for your prayers, the Lord certainly answered them but it was really hard with a lot of road blocks thrown in my way. I have thrush (from the steroids) and had to spend valuable time today looking for […]

I have a exegesis paper due on Thursday…

posted by Susan Johnson

And I’m just starting it! EEP! I’m freaking out!!! (You can tell by all the exclamation points I’m going to have to work really hard from now until Thursday to make my deadline. Maybe I’ll post some of my research […]

Tim Keller at Newfrontiers in London

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s a link to the videos.

Losing our religion

posted by Susan Johnson

This should send a tingle up the leg of the atheists, more people are leaving organized religion: Fifteen percent of respondents said they had no religion, an increase from 14.2 percent in 2001 and 8.2 percent in 1990, according to […]

The Plantinga-Dennett “debate”

posted by Susan Johnson

An anonymous analytic philosopher posts his take on the exchange between Christian philosopher Alvin Plantinga and atheist philosopher Daniel Dennett on the question of whether science and religion are compatible. He’s anonymous because he sides with Plantinga and doesn’t want […]

Pelosi’s meeting with the Pope

posted by Susan Johnson

You have to hand it to the Pope, he is pretty politically shrewd. Pelosi is trying to push her brand of Catholicism and the Pope isn’t letting her get away with it. Here’s her take of their meeting: In our […]

I hope you guys enjoyed your Valentine’s Day celebration yesterday…

posted by Susan Johnson

I did not! I had a Mediport inserted Friday and it was causing me much discomfort yesterday and today. It hurts when I swallow and I feel the Mediport in my chest and the site is tender to the touch […]

While I was away from the blog

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m finally getting around to reading all the comments that you guys were posting when Sarah took over the blog. Sarah told me about this comment: Sarah, you absolutely must not lock your mother in the basement, no matter how […]

Our cancer scare

posted by Susan Johnson

Around the Christmas holiday my abdomen bloated up so much it looked like I was pregnant. I figured maybe I wasn’t getting enough fiber in my diet so I increased my fiber intake as well as drank more glasses of […]

Obama can say “so help me God” when he takes the oath of office

posted by Susan Johnson

According to a federal judge. He didn’t think he had the authority to tell the chief justice of the Supreme Court that he was doing something unconstitutional! Poor atheists! Now they face the discrimination of hearing the words “so help […]

Bishop Robinson “horrified” by Christian inaugural prayers

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m a little late in blogging about this but I just noticed it yesterday and it ticked me off so much I had to say something. Who the heck does this guy think he’s praying to? Bishop Robinson said he […]

The Bibles used for past inaugurations

posted by Susan Johnson

And the Bible verses the past presidents used are here. George Washington’s was weird: ESV Genesis 49:13 “Zebulun shall dwell at the shore of the sea; he shall become a haven for ships, and his border shall be at Sidon. […]

Atheists invoke Brown v. Board of Education in their suit to end inaugural prayers

posted by Susan Johnson

So, prayers at the inauguration are as bad as segregation? Seriously? In a motion filed Tuesday afternoon, lawyers representing the atheists submitted the 1952 Supreme Court brief filed by the United States in Brown v. Board of Education. They point […]

Seminaries feeling the squeeze from the bad economy

posted by Susan Johnson

One of them even went under because of the downturn in the economy and others are on the brink: One evangelical seminary fell victim to the American economy’s recession in 2008, while others teetered on the brink of collapse or […]

The NY Times’ Driscoll article revisited

posted by Susan Johnson

Ken Shepherd very helpfully provides some information about the author of the article on Driscoll: In her January 6 article, “Who Would Jesus Smack Down,” Worthen — who studied American religious history at Yale University— portrayed the founding pastor of […]

Mark Driscoll, Calvinist rebel?

posted by Susan Johnson

That seems to be opinion of the NY Times reporter: God called Driscoll to preach to men — particularly young men — to save them from an American Protestantism that has emasculated Christ and driven men from church pews with […]

Richard John Neuhaus has received last rites

posted by Susan Johnson

Sad news from the friends and family of Neuhaus: His friends and family are keeping vigil and he was administered last rites shortly after midnight. Fr. George Rutler, who gave him the Catholic Sacrament, says that “he is not expected […]

Prop 8 protesters vandalize “gay-friendly” Catholic church

posted by Susan Johnson

You’d think that gays would know which people are for them and won’t target their supporters: Vandals spray-painted swastikas on a Catholic church in San Francisco’s Castro District Saturday night. […] But, the Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church on Diamond […]

Atheist believes that Africa needs Christian missionaries

posted by Susan Johnson

Not just for aid but because of the change that conversion brings: Now a confirmed atheist, I’ve become convinced of the enormous contribution that Christian evangelism makes in Africa: sharply distinct from the work of secular NGOs, government projects and […]

The New Face of the Evangelical Movement?

posted by Susan Johnson

As I was watching this video of Chris LaTondresse of RecoveringEvangelical.com, I realized that the post-RR (religious right) Evangelicals are just as superficial in their biblical exegesis as their parents (if this guy speaks for the whole movement):LaTondresse states that […]

It’s time for the baby Jesus theft stories

posted by Susan Johnson

Actually, it might be past time but I was rereading “The Eight” yesterday because I want to read the sequel, “The Fire” and I had totally forgotten the story (which is excellent, I highly recommend it). Anyway, what’s with stealing […]

Churches hit by bad economy are filing for bankruptcy

posted by Susan Johnson

This is what happens when churches borrow to expand. Yes, I know it’s hard to get the money up front through donations but it’s a black eye on the church to go through Chapter 11. When we take on debt, […]

Melissa Etheridge and Rick Warren building bridges

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s a video of Rick Warren proclaiming his love of gays and straights at a Muslim conference (he also told them that he loved Muslims): Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy I’m really glad […]

Dieting during the Christmas season

posted by Susan Johnson

So, I got back on my diet just in time for the traditional Christmas eating binge We already started the sugar binge yesterday with sugar cookies and pastries. We were celebrating the snow day and I thought it might be […]

NYC’s Christmas window displays

posted by Susan Johnson

Al Roker checks out some of the Christmas decorations in some of the store windows in NYC. I have never been to the city during Christmas (usually way to busy to make the trip) so I appreciate stories like this.BTW, […]

Rick Warren responds to the controversy

posted by Susan Johnson

Over Obama’s invitation to lead in prayer during the inauguration, here’s the heart of the matter: The Bible admonishes us to pray for our leaders. I am honored by this opportunity to pray God’s blessing on the office of the […]

“If you don’t stand up and fight for it, it might just disappear!”

posted by Susan Johnson

“We’re talking about Christianity.” That’s what Gretchen of “Fox & Friends” fears if we allow the atheists to have their say and we just ignore it. The context of the quote is the Washington capital atheist sign controversy. Michelle Malkin […]

The gays are really upset that Rick Warren is giving the invocation

posted by Susan Johnson

Because he came out against gay marriage: “Your invitation to Reverend Rick Warren to deliver the invocation at your inauguration is a genuine blow to LGBT Americans,” the president of Human Rights Campaign, Joe Solomonese, wrote Obama Wednesday. “[W]e feel […]

Rick Warren to give the invocation at Obama’s inauguration

posted by Susan Johnson

What? Rev. Wright wasn’t available? Pro-life pastor Rick Warren will give the invocation at President-Elect Barack Obama’s inauguration. It makes a whole lot of sense. Even though Warren and Obama disagree on the life issue, they do see eye to […]

Rich Cizik and civil unions

posted by Susan Johnson

Well, I guess Dobson’s taken down another NAE leader for not towing the party line. He couldn’t get him ousted over his global warming position (as if that had anything to do with sharing the gospel) but he could over […]

Some insight into the Black Friday crowd

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s an excellent article on what it was like to be in the crowd the day the Wal-Mart employee was trampled to death. It reinforces my decision never to go to a Black Friday sale to save a few bucks […]

CrapWrap

posted by Susan Johnson

In the UK, husbands and boyfriends can fool their wives and girlfriends into thinking they loved them enough to wrap their gift themselves, all for $5:90: “Nearly as many people are asking for CrapWrap as for our normal gift-wrap,” Wood […]

Professor Oliphint on the Wilson-Hitchens debate

posted by Susan Johnson

Professor Opliphint shares some thoughts on the debate at Westminster. He makes a pretty good point about the medium impacting the message (the debate was being filmed for a documentary) and he notes the moment in the debate when it […]

Palin’s church damaged in “suspicious” fire

posted by Susan Johnson

If it was related to Palin, why set a fire now when she’s no longer a candidate? It would have been a much louder statement when she was still running. Damages to the Wasilla Bible Church were estimated at $1 […]

Where’s the editor?

posted by Susan Johnson

Have you guys seen the article on gay marriage in Newsweek? The one where Christians are beat up by a woman who lacks a basic understanding of the Bible or counts on the fact that her readers do. The one […]

3-year-old asks for her daddy’s return from Afghanistan for Christmas

posted by Susan Johnson

And her wish is granted! Awwww…so cute! It made me cry:For those of you who are broadbandless here’s the story(via)BTW, this struck me as odd: the Pine Hills Church Santa Hey, brothers and sisters in Christ, does your church have […]

Atheist’s sign stolen from the Captial

posted by Susan Johnson

Well, that didn’t take long, did it? What the heck was this person thinking: A controversial anti-religion placard that’s a part of the Capitol’s holiday gift went missing Friday morning only to turn up at a Seattle radio station nearly […]

Atheists sue over terrorism law

posted by Susan Johnson

OK, I’m a little conflicted about this story. I totally support the separation of church and state (no such thing as a Christian nation, Jesus said he’s kingdom isn’t of this world, can’t impose Christian morality on unbeliever, blah, blah, […]

Atheist’s sign joins Christmas display

posted by Susan Johnson

In the state Capital of Washington:I love how the atheist is pushing the whole winter solstice thing. Yeah, we are running out and buying presents, decorating our houses with lights and nativity scenes and preparing to make cookies and pies […]

First Amendment Issues

posted by Susan Johnson

Why in the world can’t we let each other talk? Why do we want to silence those with different opinions? Here are two very different cases of people trying to exercise their right to free speech, having to fight those […]

Planned Parenthood in Indiana offering gift certificates for the holidays

posted by Susan Johnson

It can be used for birth control, examinations, STD screenings and abortions: For the first time, Planned Parenthood in Indiana is offering gift certificates. The organization said a big increase in calls and visits from newly unemployed and uninsured Hoosiers […]

Bob Jones University apologizes for racist policies

posted by Susan Johnson

Well, it’s about time! Why the heck did it take them this long to understand that God isn’t a respecter of persons and that we’re all created in the image of God and therefore all have equal worth and value: […]

FOCA would be “the equivalent of war”

posted by Susan Johnson

Looks like the Vatican is ready to fight against Obama and Catholics who support the FOCA. The possible signing of the Freedom of Choice Act (FOCA) by President-Elect Barack Obama would be “the equivalent of a war” an unnamed senior […]

Christian group attacked by gays

posted by Susan Johnson

This is a group that’s been meeting and praying for awhile in the Castro district of SF. Now, because of Prop. 8, the gays have decided to take out their anger, hatred and frustration on a group of people who […]

Tolerance

posted by Susan Johnson

Pretty brilliant quote from Dorothy Sayers: “In the world it is called Tolerance, but in hell it is called Despair, the sin that believes in nothing, cares for nothing, seeks to know nothing, interferes with nothing, enjoys nothing, hates nothing, […]

The Doug Wilson and Christopher Hitchens Debate at WTS

posted by Susan Johnson

I finally got around to getting a link to the debate between Doug Wilson and Christopher Hitchens at Westminster. You can listen to the introduction by Professor Scott Oliphant here, the debate here and the Q & A here.If you […]

The Christmas War

posted by Susan Johnson

I noticed this from the article I posted earlier today: In Washington, the humanists’ campaign comes as conservative Christian groups gear up their efforts to keep Christ in Christmas. In the past five years, groups such as the American Family […]

Atheists run anti-God ad on buses in DC

posted by Susan Johnson

Like I need an atheist to tell me to be good. They’re just as preachy as the Christians Though, I have to say in this debate with Bill Donahue, the atheist comes off as much more reasonable (and all the […]

Racism and the Cross

posted by Susan Johnson

In response to my comment that the use of the cross of Christ by racists is a perversion and a rejection of the God who shows no partiality, who created us in his image and who created us all in […]

Rumble at Jesus’ Tomb

posted by Susan Johnson

Monks trading blows! The fighting has gone on for years but this time it broke out in fists: Israeli police have had to restore order at one of Christianity’s holiest sites after a mass brawl broke out between monks in […]

Racists burn cross on Obama supporter’s lawn

posted by Susan Johnson

In NJ! Acts of racism have popped up in parts of the tri-state area since Barack Obama was elected president on Tuesday night. In the latest, a family who had supported Obama’s campaign emerged from their home in the northwestern […]

Prayer request for my Hebrew exam

posted by Susan Johnson

To all my brothers and sisters in Christ, I ask that you pray for my Hebrew exam today. It’s on the book of Amos. I think I’m ready and it’s an open lexicon test but I’m still very nervous since […]

Well, that’s it then

posted by Susan Johnson

Surprisingly, I’m not as upset as I thought I’d be. I guess I’ve encouraged myself as I encouraged my daughters telling them that this is not the end of the world and we will be OK because God is in […]

Bishop Finn on voting for Obama: “give consideration to your eternal salvation”

posted by Susan Johnson

Pretty much laying it on the line here, isn’t he? I would say, “Give consideration to your eternal salvation.” Because to vote for a person who has expressed a fanatical determination to not only support abortion as it exists now […]

No gain among “white weekly churchgoers” by Obama

posted by Susan Johnson

I guess trying to paint Obama as the pro-life candidate didn’t quite work. Maybe if wasn’t as widely known that he supported infanticide (for babies who survived an abortion), he might have gotten away with it. I guess Soros wasted […]

95 Theses Rap

posted by Susan Johnson

I don’t know how I missed this yesterday! Pretty good rap and interesting video, don’t think it will top the charts though can’t see too many listeners getting the references:(via)

Happy Reformation Day!

posted by Susan Johnson

To celebrate, I thought we could sing what’s become the hymn of the Reformation: “A Mighty Fortress is Our God.” Here are the words in case you don’t know it. Here’s a video of Steven Green singing it a capella:For […]

The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith

posted by Susan Johnson

Tim Killer has written a new book about the gospel using the Parable of the Prodigal Son but as you can see from the title, he’s turned things around, why? The word ‘prodigal’ is an English word that means recklessly […]

Robert Schuller ousts son from the “Hour of Power” TV show

posted by Susan Johnson

Robert Schuller had given his son his ministry but now he has taken it back and no one seems to know why. Did the son stray from his father’s teaching in a good way (preaching the gospel?) or in a […]

The Christopher Hitchens and Doug Wilson Debate at WTS

posted by Susan Johnson

They’ll be debating at Westminster Thursday at 6:30 and the debate is open to the public, better get there early, there are only 400 seats available: Christopher Hitchens, renowned atheist and author of God Is Not Great, and Doug Wilson, […]

“No Catholic Can in Good Conscience Vote for Obama”

posted by Susan Johnson

The Catholic bishops have come out quite strongly against abortion pushing back against the Democrats who want to minimize this issue and make it a matter of personal choice. They are quite clear that the teaching of the church is […]

What pastor hasn’t been corrected by a member of his congregation?

posted by Susan Johnson

Oh.My.Heck! What church did this guy go to? I’ve never met a pastor who hasn’t been corrected by a member of his church. Maybe there out there but in the four churches I’ve belonged to the pastor has to listen […]

Tim Keller interview

posted by Susan Johnson

Sally Quinn interviews Tim Keller for WP’s On Faith:If anyone is interested in discussing it, I’d be willing to do so. (via)

Iranian converts may be hanged for their faith

posted by Susan Johnson

Please join me in praying for the Christian converts in Iran, the church should be united in our cry to the Lord to help his people. Pray that the world leaders will stand up against such a violation of the […]

McDonald’s caves

posted by Susan Johnson

So, if you were boycotting McDonald’s, you can now eat there again, the guy who was causing you grief has moved to McDonald’s of Canada (just so the commenters don’t go off on a rant at me, I don’t support […]

Dobson’s nonendorsement endorsement of McCain

posted by Susan Johnson

So, Dobson finally endorsed as much as he legally could McCain on his radio program: A clear go-ahead signal to millions of evangelicals across the country from Dr. James Dobson, founder and chairman of FocDr James Dobson founder and chairman […]

Obama’s faith tour

posted by Susan Johnson

Obama is sending out his Christian surrogates to explain his view on abortion and poverty. I doubt they’ll mention the infanticide part of his abortion policy: Barack Obama’s campaign enlisted evangelical author Donald Miller on a tour through battleground states […]

HS student has to remove rosary because it’s a “gang symbol”

posted by Susan Johnson

Evidently gang members are wearing religious jewelry: “I went to school, walked through the metal detectors and they told me to take it off,” the teen said. “I asked them why and they said because it’s gang-related.” Her mom had […]

God-o-Meter interviews Rick Warren

posted by Susan Johnson

Interesting insight into the Obama/McCain faith debate that took place on Saturday:<blockquote>Before last night, McCain had been widely criticized by Christian activists for keeping mum about his faith and about values issues like abortion and marriage Last night seemed to […]

The Genesis Debate

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s a bonus digest of a book that presents the three views of Genesis and a digest of a paper by Mark Futato on Genesis 2. I had to write the digest for my Doctrine of Man class. The Genesis […]

Deuteronomy 5:22-27: Divine Revelation at Horeb

posted by Susan Johnson

OK, so I didn’t really like this paper at all. I’m not sure what grade I received for it since I haven’t picked it up yet. I did get an A- for the course so I must have gotten a […]

Doctrine of God: 3rd Digest of Bavinck, Calvin and Turretin

posted by Susan Johnson

Herman Bavinck: Reformed Dogmatics Volume 2: God and Creation I. God’s Incommunicable Attributes A. To understand the Trinity it is necessary to understand the divine nature. The Bible supports understanding God’s nature before understanding the Trinity since God’s nature was […]

Hebrews 12:18-24: “You Have Come to Mount Zion”

posted by Susan Johnson

This is the exegetical paper I wrote for General Epistles and Revelation. It is the only exegetical paper that I’ve written at Westminster that I’ve actually loved. I loved the whole experience of writing it. I love the passage, I […]

Luke 18:1-8: The Parable of the Unjust Judge

posted by Susan Johnson

This is my exegetical paper for Gospels. I wrote it at the same time I wrote an exegetical paper for Old Testament History and Theology which I won’t be posting since I was very disappointed with it. I had great […]

Doctrine of God: 1st Digest of Bavinck, Calvin and Turretin

posted by Susan Johnson

Herman Bavinck: Reformed Dogmatics Volume 2: God and Creation I. The Incomprehensibility of God A. God has revealed himself in Scriptures but it is hard for the finite mind to understand. According to Scriptures, God has revealed himself in his […]

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