As well as Berkouwer’s ‘Studies in Dogmatics’, there are the interesting books – The Triumph of Grace in the Theology of Karl Barth & A Half Century of Theology. Reading the first title makes some inclined to connect Berkouwer with Barth. We should be careful at this point. Though he has clearly studied Barth’s works […]Read More A Little Bit about "The Triumph of Grace … " and "A Half Century … "
God is calling us to love Jesus. In His Word, He tells us about people who learned to love Jesus. Little by little, they learned to live the Jesus life – less living for self and more living for Jesus. We can learn so much from the life of Peter. at the heart of his […]Read More The Life Of Peter
T. F. Torrance contributed an article to a collection of essays written in honour of G. C. Berkouwer. The book is Ex Auditu Verbi, Theologische opstellen aangeboden aan Prof. G. C. Berkouwer, (J. H. Kok, Kampen, 1965), edited by R. Schippers et al. Torrance’s article is found at pp. 272-296. This article – “The Epistemological Relevance of the Spirit” – […]Read More G. C. Berkouwer and T. F. Torrance on the Doctrine of Election
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Central to Berkouwer’s exposition of Christian experience are three books which might be called a kind of trilogy – Faith and Justification, Faith and Sanctification, and Faith and Perseverance. These titles emphasize the importance of faith in the theology of Berkouwer. From beginning to end, the Christian life is a life of faith. In each […]Read More Pride and Faith in Berkouwer’s "Studies in Dogmatics" (The believer’s experience of salvation)
Revised Common Lectionary – Year A First Sunday of Advent: Isaiah 2:1-5; Psalm 122; Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 24:36-44 Awaiting Christ’s Return , let us worship God and walk in His ways. God calls us to worship Him – ‘Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord… ’ – and walk in His […]Read More Revised Common Lectionary: Year A