“Experiences are nice, but they’re not what the Gospel is about.”
“Faith needs something external to it to which it can cling or one’s faith inevitably becomes faith in one’s faith.”
”Without justification by grace through faith at the heart of the Gospel, every resulting version of Christianity will become a theology of glory and a religion of Law.”
”As much as it might make them uncomfortable, Wesleyans exist downstream from Calvinists— the same stream not an alternate stream.”
You might recognize his mellifluous voice from the lectures he’s given through the Great Courses Library— our guest this week is Dr. Phillip Cary of Eastern University. Cary is the author of a wonderful theological commentary on Jonah. He’s also the author of Good News for Anxious Christians: Ten Practical Things You Don’t Have to Do and the new book that I highly commend The Meaning of Protestant Theology.
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