Category Archives: Revelation

Video: Reading Revelation

Today’s question: There seem to be a number of different overall approaches to interpreting the book of Revelation. Can you briefly explain what each of these are and then share your own preferred interepretaive approach? Perhaps some recommended reading too? … Continue reading

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Video: The Two Kingdoms

Today’s question: “Could you say more about the Two Kingdoms theology—especially how it need not fall back into a narrow pietism?” Within the video, I reference Brad Littlejohn’s The Two Kingdoms: A Guide for the Perplexed. If you have any … Continue reading

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Video: Appeals to Natural Law and Scripture and the Effectiveness of Jordan Peterson

Today’s question: I guess I’m intrigued about a couple of things. First, do you really think it’s the case that there is actually any kind of moral consensus in principle among people? The kind of thing that lets pro-Natural Law … Continue reading

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Video: To What Extent Should We Approach Scripture With Completely Open Minds?

Today’s question: “Should we come to the text with completely open minds, or should we hold some ideas and convictions with certainty? This may be a poor example to help illustrate my question, but in Ephesians 2, Paul speaks about … Continue reading

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Video: What Is Meant By Calling Marriage A Natural Institution?

Today’s question: “If marriage is a pre-political institution then none of the measures laid down by the state (e.g. registration, marriage certificates etc.) make a marriage legitimate in God’s eyes. In which case, what does constitute a legitimate marriage in … Continue reading

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Video: Does New Creation Undermine Natural Law?

Today’s question: “What implications does the promise of new creation have for Christian ethics? Specifically does new creation undermine natural law ethics since we are now to orientate our lives, not towards what is revealed in nature, but towards the new … Continue reading

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Seeing the Transfigured Word

The following is the audio of a talk that I recently gave at the UK L’Abri, on the subject of the Transfiguration and how it can help us to think about Scripture. https://s123.podbean.com/pb/46d1578d39eaa2859de03c42dd3e617a/5b5dc03e/data1/fs104/1795681/uploads/Seeing_the_Transfigured_Word-Alastair_Roberts.mp3

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