Category Archives: Theology

The Human Debate with God: Reflection of Job 38-39

A few weeks ago my terrier ran to the corner of the yard and I saw a commotion ensue. I yelled in the deepest voice I could, “Noooo!” My terrier froze. Upon arrival at her side I saw that she … Continue reading

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The Consequent Absolute Necessity of Jesus’ Sacrifice

The Consequent Absolute Necessity of Jesus’ Sacrifice By Donna Fishter July 2010 Did Jesus have to die for our salvation? It seems pretty horrific to be crucified.  If God is sovereign couldn’t he have chosen another way? There are many … Continue reading

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The Covenant of Works

Covenant of Works – by Donna Fishter (May 2010) Man’s chief end is understood through the covenant of works (WCF 7:1-2 and 9:1).[1] After God creates he chooses to govern humanity through covenants, the first being the covenant of works. … Continue reading

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Divine Providence and Origin of Sin

Sin existed before the world began when a group of angels (primarily the one called Lucifer) desired to be equal with God and consequently were thrown out of heaven.  Sin then entered the world through the agency of man’s unbelief … Continue reading

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Original Sin

Adam and Eve were created by God to be in full fellowship with Him.  He placed them in the Garden of Eden with the power of contrary choice and with instructions to not eat from the tree of the knowledge … Continue reading

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