Are the first and second commandments morally distinguishable?
It’s a bit of a trick question when I ask it.
Are pictures of Jesus idolatry? Part 2: what were ancient people thinking?
Thinking so is an understandably venerable Reformed tradition which strikes me as naive and legalistic on several levels. Here, I look at why ancient peoples created idols to worship, and how this radically affects our understanding of the second commandment.
Do Christians still receive the spiritual gifts?
My notes prepared for our worldview study group on the topic of charismata.