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Tag: Miracles

The Virgin Birth & Naturalism

“Christians believe in the virgin birth of Jesus. Materialists believe in the virgin birth of the cosmos. Choose your miracle.” Glen Scrivener, on his twitter feed, @glenscrivener, 5 January 2014. * “We find one virgin birth in the story of the Incarnation: ‘How will this be,’ Mary asked the angel, ‘since I am a virgin?’ […]

The Virgin Birth & Naturalism

“Christians believe in the virgin birth of Jesus. Materialists believe in the virgin birth of the cosmos. Choose your miracle.” Glen Scrivener, on his twitter feed, @glenscrivener, 5 January 2014. * “We find one virgin birth in the story of the Incarnation: ‘How will this be,’ Mary asked the angel, ‘since I am a virgin?’ […]

Book review: The Miracles of Jesus: How the Savior’s Mighty Acts Serve as Signs of Redemption

[Note: I received a complimentary review copy of the book in kindle format from the publisher.] Vern Poythress, The Miracles of Jesus: How the Savior’s Mighty Acts Serve as Signs of Redemption. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2016.   Given brother Poythress’ occupation and credentials – he teaches at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA and possesses […]

Book review: The Miracles of Jesus: How the Savior's Mighty Acts Serve as Signs of Redemption

[Note: I received a complimentary review copy of the book in kindle format from the publisher.] Vern Poythress, The Miracles of Jesus: How the Savior’s Mighty Acts Serve as Signs of Redemption. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2016.   Given brother Poythress’ occupation and credentials – he teaches at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA and possesses […]

Condolences That Come True

At funerals people tend to say all manner of things attempting to express sympathy, comfort, and love for the bereaved. The list of possible phrases ranges from the cliché to the genuinely heartfelt – and sometimes the theologically ridiculous, such as “I bet he is playing golf in heaven right now” and other similar absurdities […]