This is now the third post in my series on New Covenant (NCT). In the last post I tried to get you oriented to the discussion by introducing the first major competing theological system: Covenant Theology (CT). Today I will be introducing the second: Dispensationalism (DT). DT was first developed
As I mentioned in my first post, the Bible is like a jigsaw puzzle. Theological systems are attempts to put the pieces of the Bible together. How well you do this will determine how clearly you see the grand mosaic of Scripture. And that’s why I love New Covenant Theology.
Over the holidays I attempted to put a jigsaw puzzle together with my wife. When it comes to puzzles, some parts are easier to place than others. But in the end, you have to fit all the pieces together correctly if you want to see the picture clearly. In many
When I was in college, I probably spent thousands of hours wasting time with my friends.What did we do? Who knows! It didn’t really matter. All that mattered was that we were wasting time…together. But while I’m comfortable wasting time with friends, I often find it hard to waste time
The New Year is upon us and it’s time to make resolutions. Whether it’s exercise, diet, kicking a bad habit, or a host of other things, I am of the persuasion that resolutions and goals are fundamental to growth in any area of life. As Christians, one of the best
Two times in the last two weeks I have had hard conversations. In both conversations the people in question were professing Christians. As they told me their “testimonies”, however, I quickly became concerned. My friends used phrases like “I just let go and believed in God” or “I felt an