An intentional detour of grace

In John 4:3-6 we read: 3 he left Judea and departed again for Galilee. 4 And he had to pass through Samaria. 5 So he came to a town of Samaria called Sychar, near the field that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. 6 Jacob’s well was there; so Jesus, wearied as he was from his journey, was sitting beside the well. It was… Continue reading An intentional detour of grace

Why did Jesus have to be born of a virgin?

I wonder if you’ve been asked that question.  “Why did Mary have to be a virgin?”  I wonder how you would answer it? The liberal and sceptical answer is that he didn’t and he wasn’t. There was no literal virgin birth.  The argument is that Jesus was just an ordinary child born out of wedlock,… Continue reading Why did Jesus have to be born of a virgin?

How should we talk about the Father and Son (concluding thoughts part 1)

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been revisiting the controversy around the Eternal Functional Subordination debate.  In this article, I want to sum up and share my own position and conclusion on the topic. I will then follow this up by asking the question “Can we make any application from the relations within the Trinity… Continue reading How should we talk about the Father and Son (concluding thoughts part 1)