On September 1st, God-willing, we’ll be publishing the final piece in the “Explored” trilogy, 15 years after we first published Christianity Explored.
This is exactly right. A great encouragement – and an exhortation – to those of us who are single, and have waited a long time in the hope of marriage.
It’s been the source of controversy at the Southern Baptist Convention, with David Platt calling it “superstitious”. And yet a recent Christianity Today editorial called it “a work of genius, as brilliant as the simple formulations of Martin Luther”.
We’ve talked a lot these past few weeks about the centrality of the gospel in discipling, teaching and preaching.
“The gospel is integrally tied to the Bible’s story-line. Indeed, it is incomprehensible without understanding that story-line. God is the sovereign, transcendent and personal God who has made the universe, including us, his image-bearers. Our misery lies in our rebellion, our alienation from God, which, despite his forbearance, attracts his implacable wrath.