The Fear and Control of god by Man

1. THE GRACE AND HOLINESS OF GOD [KD p. 394; CD p. 351] God is He who in His Son Jesus Christ loves all His children, in His children all men, and in men His whole creation. God’s being is His loving. He is all that He is as the One who loves. All His perfections are...
“He is the One who loves in freedom”

“He is the One who loves in freedom”

Welcome back to Wednesdays With Barth! (On Thursday) I hope you enjoyed some thought provoking reading this week! I know these are more devotional. The truth is I am not really smart enough to read Barth any other way! haha God’s being consists in the fact that He is...

Knowing God vs Knowing about God

Welcome back to Wednesdays With Barth! I hope you enjoyed some thought provoking reading this week! I missed last week I was a busy pastor. THE LIMITS OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD: God is known only by God. We do not know Him, then, in virtue of the views and concepts with...

All Is Faith.

Welcome back to Wednesdays With Barth! I hope you enjoyed some thought provoking reading this week! Faith is the total positive relationship of man to the God who gives Himself to be known in His Word. It is man’s act of turning to God, of opening up his life to Him...

Preaching from the word without the Word.

Welcome back to Wednesdays With Barth! I hope you enjoyed some thought provoking reading this week! Wow we flew through that book! I will have a new reading schedule up for us ASAP. “The well-known definition of the Church in Conf. Aug. 7 runs: “It is taught that...

An Alphabetized Bible?

Welcome back to Wednesdays With Barth! I hope you enjoyed some reading this week!  The Southern Baptist statement of faith simply says this regarding Scripture… “The Holy Bible was written by men divinely inspired and is God’s revelation of Himself to man. It is...

Is the center of the bible really Jesus?

Welcome back to Wednesdays With Barth! I hope you enjoyed some reading this week! I am really chewing on these portions of my reading this week (below). Help me out. Expectation… In our context there can be no question of more than a crosssectional indication of...
Why read Karl Barth?

Why read Karl Barth?

We start reading through Barth’s Church Dogmatics this Monday together (Wednesdays with Barth). We will share every Wednesday what we have found. Before we begin reading together take some time to watch these videos.     I want to invite you to join me as I...