The R. C. Sproul Jr. Principle of Hermeneutics

Have you ever read a passage of Scripture describing someone sinning? Of course you have; almost every passage relates to sin in some way. But the question is this: how do we handle them? Enter the R. C. Sproul Jr. Principle of Hermeneutics. It goes like this: When you see someone in the Bible sinning, … Continue reading The R. C. Sproul Jr. Principle of Hermeneutics

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The Contingent Absolute Necessity of the Atonement and the Old Testament

I’m reading John Murray’s Redemption Accomplished and Applied, the old classic on the atonement. The first chapter is titled “The Necessity of the Atonement.” Here, Murray seeks to answer the question after which Anselm of Canterbury titled a whole book: Why the God-Man? While he goes in to several different points, the one I'm going to … Continue reading The Contingent Absolute Necessity of the Atonement and the Old Testament