Knowledge: A Requirement of Salvation? (Theological Reflections on 2 Peter 1, Part 2)

Knowledge: A Requirement of Salvation? (Theological Reflections on 2 Peter 1, Part 2)

In the previous article in this series, it was ascertained that knowledge—specifically an ever-increasing knowledge of Jesus Christ—is an essential component to the successful completion of the salvation process in the life of the Christian. An ever-increasing knowledge of Christ is the avenue by which grace (unmerited forgiveness and energizing sp

Prophecy and the Seduction of Fortune-tellers: Reflections in 2 Peter

Prophecy and the Seduction of Fortune-tellers: Reflections in 2 Peter

Upon reflecting on the nature of prophecy, the difference between modern prognosticators (of the religious and political stripe) and the biblical prophetic word should be increasingly apparent. But have you ever asked yourself what will it look like, the fulfillment of prophecy that is? It is possible to preach something for so long and not really

Grace and Peace: God’s Plan of Multiplication

Grace and Peace: God’s Plan of Multiplication

Former NAD President Charles Bradford once said: “The threat of hanging wonderfully clears the mind.” How apropos to a generation that ironically believes in its own invincibility yet is surrounded by harbingers of a dark night in world history. This is not a cynical or nihilistic statement, but an observation of the current political upheavals, ca