• Approaching the Gospels

    The Gospels are about Jesus - his coming, his earthly ministry, his cross and ...

  • Beware the disjunctive fallacy!

    Ephesians 5:23 says: 'The husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the ...

  • Can guilt be transferred?

    How can it be possible for guilt to be transferred from one person to another? ...

  • Can we know God? – sermon notes

    These are the notes of a sermon I preached at Holy Trinity, Norwich, in June ...

  • Carson on ‘The Lost Message of Jesus’

    Plenty has been thought, said, and written about Steve Chalke and his comments ...

  • Carson on McLaren

    I've been reading (well, listening to, actually, on my MP3 player) Brian McLaren's ...

  • Carson on open theism

    I'm going to summarise a helpful review of open theism given by D.A. [...] ...

  • Carson on the extent of the atonement

    In his book The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God (pp73-78), D.A. Carson ...

  • He stooped to conquer

    'Irony' means using words which have the opposite meaning to that which is ...

  • How should we refer to the Saviour?

    Don Carson writes of an awkward correspondence he had with an individual who ...

  • Is God’s love unconditional?

    It is something of a cliche to say that 'God loves us unconditionally'.  But ...

  • Justification in Luke’s Gospel

    A foundational assumption of those who adopt some version of the 'New Perspective ...

  • Motivational appeal in evangelistic preaching

    In an recent edition of Themelios, D.A. [...]

  • Tabernacle and temple in the Bible story

    The tabernacle and temple were alike the meeting place between God and people.  ...

  • Ten ways in which we subtly undermine the authority of Scripture

    The authority of Scripture can be forthrightly denied; "I don't believe that!" ...

  • The kingdom of God

    Graham Goldsworthy (Gospel and Kingdom, 47) has defined the kingdom of God ...

  • The old tolerance and the new

    It would be difficult to find a more universally celebrated virtue in modern ...