Blog Posts by David Mathis
Jesus Is Fully Human
Written with Us in Mind
Advent and the Incarnation
Advent is my yearly reminder to sharpen and deepen my understanding of the incarnation. So in this spirit, this is the first in a series of four Advent posts related to the incarnation.
What Is the Incarnation?
The incarnation refers…Continue Reading
Is Tithing Christian?
The Future of Justification for the Rest of Us
Thank God for Matt Lund
Thank God for one of Desiring God's least thanked.
Matt Lund pours himself out to make the Desiring God Conference Bookstore the life-giving source of bargain-priced books it is.
Matt's been working faithfully for DG since 2002. Two years ago,…Continue Reading
A Call to Christology
Jesus’ person and his gospel-work for sinners have been joined together by God himself. And what God has joined together, let no man separate.
Assault on Christ’s person is an assault on the gospel. A compromised Christology inevitably will wreck…Continue Reading
The Jonah Principle
The Author-Story Model
Does God Permit Sin?
Does God ‘Cause’ Sin?
Does God ‘Author’ Sin?
Survival Isn't Always Important
Bethlehem’s executive pastor, Sam Crabtree, gave this insightful exposition and application of Isaiah 7:1-9 at today’s Bethlehem staff lunch. Read and be blessed.
Don't Believe, Don't Last
The seventh chapter of Isaiah reports on a wartime context in which the…Continue Reading