Category: Theological Dictionary (4 Posts)

There is much debate concerning whether lordship salvation is biblical or not. Learn the arguments for Scripture teaching lordship salvation. What Is Lordship Salvation? Lordship salvation teaches that salvation involves not just a profession of faith in Jesus Christ, but also submission to Jesus as Lord. This is controversial because many people say this means […]

This is how J. Ligon Duncan defines creation ordinances: Creation ordinances are mandates, or commands or principles that God gave to us in our original, our prefallen, our unfallen state. They are designed to promote God’s glory and to practically express what it means for us to be made in God’s image. J. Ligon Duncan

Anthropopathism refers to instances where the Bible uses human emotions to describe God. A similar concept, anthropomorphism, refers to instances where the Bible uses human physical characteristics to describe God. Does God Have Emotions? Whether God has emotions is a theological controversy. The Reformed position is that while the Bible communicates about God in terms […]

Anthropomorphism refers to instances where the Bible uses human physical appearance to describe God. A similar concept, anthropopathism, refers to instances where the Bible uses human emotions to describe God. John 4:24 says this: God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.” John 4:24 That “God is spirit” means that God […]