Monthly Archives: August 2012

Trinity 5: Trinity Schminity

Well, this isn’t actual theology, but I figured it might fit into my Trinity series because I find it amusing.  Here is the family band, “Winterband”, singing their song “Trinity Schminity.”  Chorus “Trinity Schminity, don’t believe the lie.”  I find … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in heresy, trinity, youtube | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Glory in Love – Reeves on Jonathan Edwards

My life, at the minute, consists largely of sitting in the library reading books on my own trying to get my head around difficult, but exciting, subjects to do with the fundamental nature of God.  I find it thoroughly exciting … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in glory, glory and love, Jonathan Edwards, love, theology, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Love and Wrath 2: Love, Anger and the Cross

In part one (which is available here) of this three-part series, we saw why a God of love must be angry against sinners.  But isn’t Christianity supposed to be a religion of forgiveness?  If love requires anger, woudn’t that mean … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in cross, love, love and wrath, theology, wrath | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Love and Wrath 1: A Love So Intense that it Burns

One of the things that Christianity most fundamentally teaches is that God is loving.  We all find divine love attractive.  So we should – if we regard God’s love as anything other than overwhelmingly beautiful, we misunderstand it. However, we’re … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in love, love and wrath, theology, wrath | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Love and Glory-Seeking According to Jonathan Edwards

In a recent post, we’ve looked at the problem of glory-seeking and love – why, if God is so infinitely loving and other-centred, does he seek his own glory?  We’ve seen that part of the answer is the love within … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in glory, glory and love, Jonathan Edwards, love, psychological trinity, theology, trinity, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Trinity 4: The Social Analogy

In previous posts in this series, we have seen that the Trinity matters a lot because it is who God is, and we have then seen that although we can’t know everything about any aspect of God, the Bible does … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in love, social trinity, theology, trinity | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Trinity 3: The Psychological Analogy

In previous posts in this series, we have seen that the Trinity matters a lot because it is who God is, and we have then seen that although we can’t know everything about any aspect of God, the Bible does … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in love, psychological trinity, theology, trinity | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments