Posts from December 2016

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God’s covenant promises

by Ryan Kron

“God remembered his covenant in Jesus Christ. He remembered it on Christmas morning when Jesus was born to “fulfill the promises and prophecies of God.” He remembered it on Good Friday when Jesus died on the cross, suffering all the covenant curses against our sin so we could be forgiven. And he remembered it on […]

What is meekness?

by Ryan Kron

Meekness is not weakness. “Meekness is controlled strength. It tames the temper, subdues the self, calms the passions, manages the impulses of the heart, and brings order out of chaos in the soul…a person characterized by meekness is humble, gentle, patient, forgiving, and content. Meekness is the means by which God delivers us from pride, […]

Why the God-man?

by Ryan Kron

16.  Why must he be a true and sinless man? Because the justice of God requires that the same human nature which has sinned should make satisfaction for sin;1 but no man, being himself a sinner, could satisfy for others.2 1 Rom 5:12, 15; 1 Cor 15:21; Heb 2:14-16; 2 Heb7:26-27; 1 Pt3:18   17. […]

The Covenant of Redemption

by Ryan Kron

“Theologians have spoken about a covenant made between the Father and the Son in the councils of eternity. They call that covenant “‘the covenant of redemption.” It’s when the Father and the Son agree to save a people for eternity from their sins. Can you imagine for a minute the Father speaking to His Son? […]