Tag Archives: union with Christ

You Need a More Ordinary Jesus | Christianity Today

We are united with a Christ who seems not to have done much of note for most of his life. Kevin P. Emmert/ October 20, 2014 I was in youth group when I first heard that God had an extraordinary … Continue reading

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Justified on the Reality of Christ in Us

We are justified by faith in Christ. But is that justification a mere legal fiction, as the Catholics object? Many look for the answer in the analogies of marriage and adoption. While these are good pictures, there is a more … Continue reading

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Toward Theological Reconciliation: Atonement

by Ken Hamrick What you will find below is neither an argument for the Calvinist view nor one for the Traditionalist view of atonement. Both ends of the spectrum have been asking the wrong questions, and the best perspective transcends that old debate. … Continue reading

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A Compatibilistic View of Regeneration (Intro)

Regeneration is perhaps the most difficult topic to be debated between the opposing views, due to the intertwining of such topics as spiritual death and life, depravity, rebirth, faith, the role of the Holy Spirit, etc. Call me an optimist, … Continue reading

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Christ in You, the Hope of Glory

This is a repost of an old article, but with a more appropriate title. I think it’s worth posting again… The Church long ago embraced the idea that what happens within substantial reality is not necessary to how God views … Continue reading

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Justification is Grounded on Union with Christ

The meaning of the word, justification, is clearly forensic (legal). But the deeper question remains: is that forensic verdict an accurate and true assessment of the believer when united to Christ, or is it a nominal and putative designation of a recategorization within … Continue reading

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Unifying Boundaries of Atonement

There are certain boundaries in the idea of atonement on which all Southern Baptists can find agreement.

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