Category Archives: Soteriology

Video: How Can Peter Describe False Teachers as Having Been ‘Bought’ By Christ?

Today’s question: “Why does Peter say that the Lord “bought” false teachers in 2 Peter 2:1? How can Christ be said to have “purchased” or “bought” those who are unsaved?” If you have any questions for me, please leave them … Continue reading

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Podcast: Incarnation Anyway?

  Merry Christmas, everyone! As a special Christmas episode—and our final episode of 2016—this week Derek, Matt and I discuss the Incarnation. In particular, we ask whether, if humanity had not sinned, Christ would still have come. Much theological nerdiness … Continue reading

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Podcast: Disability

On this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity, Matt and I are joined by Kelby Carlson to discuss disability. Kelby has previously guest posted on my blog on the subject. Next week, we will be returning to our reading of Lewis’ The Four … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Pursuing God

This week Derek and I were joined by our friend Joshua Ryan Butler to discuss his new book, The Pursuing God. Josh is great, his book is great, and we had a great time catching up with him. Our previous … Continue reading

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Sealed For Resurrection: Baptism and the Objectivity of the Body

The first of a three part series of posts of mine on baptism and the body has just gone up over on the Theopolis Institute. The action of the ritual of baptism isn’t the act of the candidate, but of … Continue reading

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Podcast: What Adoption Is and Isn’t

After a week off, the latest Mere Fidelity podcast has just gone online. This week we are discussing what adoption is and isn’t, both within Scripture and in society today. We take our starting point in the following quotation from … Continue reading

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Podcast: On the Doctrine of Sanctification

The latest Mere Fidelity podcast has just been posted. Within this instalment, Derek Rishmawy, Andrew Wilson, Matt Lee Anderson, and I are discussing the live question of the doctrine of sanctification. In a couple of weeks’ time we are planning to … Continue reading

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