Tag: Christian Theology

Bible, Christianity, Philosophy, Spiritual Life

Trinity Sunday: Wesley on the Trinity

Today I taught a brief Sunday school lesson on the doctrine of the Trinity. It got me to thinking about this sermon by Wesley: On The Trinity. Here are some selections and my annotations: Hence, we cannot but infer, that there are ten thousand mistakes which may consist with real religion; with regard to which …

Christianity

A Reconsideration of God’s Impassibility

When I was in seminary, I abandoned the doctrine of divine impassibility. For readers who do not know, divine impassibility is the doctrine┬áthat God is not affected by creation. It sounds weird at first because in the Bible, God answers prayer, gets involved with Israel, and shows wrath against sin. The reason this doctrine was …