Randy Alcorn's Blog: christ
- Wed, Oct 29, 2014
- Crossover with Julia Stager
One of our Eternal Perspective Ministries staff members is Julia Stager. Because of my respect for her as a person and as a biblical thinker, I asked Julia to begin what will be a regular video blog to express her personal, biblical and theological perspectives.
- Fri, Sep 12, 2014
On the cross Jesus suffered the worst pain in history. Yet that event will forever remain at the center of our worship and wonder. Everything before the Cross points forward to it. Everything since the Cross points back to it. Everything that will last was purchased on it. Everything that matters hinges on it.
- Fri, Aug 08, 2014
- Christian Life
Twenty years ago, I was named in an unwarranted lawsuit. My single greatest encouragement during that time was 1 Peter 2, which says of Jesus, “When he suffered, he made no threats. Instead, he entrusted himself to him who judges justly” (verse 23).
- Mon, Aug 26, 2013
- Doctrine and Theology
First, we need to define sin nature. The “nature” of a person or object is commonly thought of as its essential qualities or attributes; that which makes it what it is. Therefore if something has a “sin nature” sin is a defining attribute of that thing.
Hebrews 4:15 tells us Jesus is “without sin.” Since He is without sin, sin cannot be one of His essential qualities or attributes.
- Mon, May 13, 2013
- Christians, Past and Present (By and About)
In We Shall See God, I share a remarkable story that Spurgeon told about an experience early in his ministry:
In 1857, a day or two before preaching at the Crystal Palace, I went to decide where the platform should be fixed; and, in order to test the acoustic properties of the building, cried in a loud voice, “Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.”
- Mon, Apr 01, 2013
- Christian Life