When you encounter a present-day view of Holy Scripture, you encounter more than a view of Scripture. What you meet is a total view of God and the world, that is, a total theology, which is both an ontology, declaring what there is, and an epistemology, stating how we know what there is. This is necessarily so, for a theology is a seamless robe, a circle within which everything links up with everything else through its common grounding in God. Every view of Scripture, in particular, proves on analysis to be bound up with an overall view of God and man.
J. I. Packer, The Foundation of Biblical Authority, p. 61.
HT: Ray Ortlund
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Theology: Ben Reed offers a list of what God owes you
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In Case You Missed It
Here are a few of this week’s notable posts:
Matt Chandler talks about an epic beatdown
A review of Bryant Wright’s Seeds of Turmoil