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About nickgardner29

Love Christ; Love Cait; Love the local church. Avid reader of books, eater of nachos, Razorback fan.

“All his things are ours” by John Calvin

If these matters had in bygone ages been treated and dealt with in proper order, so many tumults and dissension would never have arisen. Paul says that in the upbuilding of Christian teaching we must keep the foundation that he … Continue reading

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“Christ is full of grace” by Martin Luther

The third incomparable benefit of faith is that it unites the soul with Christ as a bride is united with her bridegroom. By this mystery, as the Apostle teaches, Christ and the soul become one flesh [Ephesians 5:31-32]. And if … Continue reading

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“What then is the Word of God?” by Martin Luther

You may ask, “What then is the Word of God, and how shall it be used, since there are so many words of God?” I answer: The Apostle explains this in Romans 1. The Word is the gospel of God … Continue reading

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“That one thing” by Martin Luther

Furthermore, to put aside all kind of works, even contemplation, meditation, and all that the soul can do, does not help. One thing, and only one thing, is necessary for Christian life, righteousness, and freedom. That one thing is the … Continue reading

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“He is the Telos” by Richard Gaffin

The opening words of Hebrews (vv.1-2a) are particularly instructive in this regard since they provide explicit biblical warrant for the approach we are designating redemptive-historical. Along with a couple of other closely correlative references to God’s speaking in 2:2-3 and … Continue reading

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Quotes from Dominion & Dynasty

On the goal of Exodus: The goal of Exodus is thus the building of the Edenic sanctuary so that the Lord can dwell with his people, just as he once was Yahweh Elohim to the first human beings (100) On … Continue reading

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“The Passover is the climax” by Stephen Dempster

The Passover is the climax in a titanic battle that is waged between the God of Israel and the gods of Egypt. In the plagues of Egypt there are four stages to the battle, with three trios of judgment. The sequence of … Continue reading

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