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Jesus Is Fully Human

David Mathis
Jesus Is Fully Human

This is part 2 of 4 on the incarnation. Part One: What Is the Incarnation?

Jesus has a human body, emotions, mind, and will. And this in no way compromises his deity.

When the Word became flesh—when the eternal…

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Written with Us in Mind

David Mathis

How awful and awesome to live in the last days—the days between Jesus’ first and second coming. The New Testament speaks surprisingly about the priority of our season of history and the Book written especially for these last days…

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Advent and the Incarnation

David Mathis
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…

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Is Tithing Christian?

David Mathis

Should Christians tithe? The New Testament’s answer may surprise you. I’ve found the following reflections from Don Carson to be clarifying and challenging

The only passage in the New Testament that explicitly authorizes the tithe does so in a rather…

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The Future of Justification for the Rest of Us

David Mathis

Not everyone should read John Piper’s new book on justification. Some readers—perhaps those already aware of N. T. Wright and the New Perspective on Paul (NPP)—will want to read The Future of Justification from cover to cover. But not everyone

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Thank God for Matt Lund

David Mathis

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,…

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A Call to Christology

David Mathis

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…

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The Jonah Principle

David Mathis

This week I’ve been indexing the forthcoming book, The Supremacy of Christ in a Postmodern World, and have been significantly blessed. What an especially excellent book! Piper on joy. Carson on love. Driscoll on the church. Now I’m to…

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Does God ‘Author’ Sin?

David Mathis

This is part 1 of a 4-part series on how to talk about God's sovereignty over sin.

In his last three sermons, John Piper has made some provocative statements about God’s sovereignty over sin.

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Survival Isn't Always Important

David Mathis

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…

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