Prince of Peace

For to us a child is born. To us a son is given; and the government will be on his shoulders. His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 In what way could the 'Mighty God' and the 'Everlasting Father' also be a 'Prince of Peace'? It … Continue reading Prince of Peace

Jehovah Our Righteousness (Yahweh-Tsidkenu)

In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely; and this is his name by which he shall be called: Yahweh our righteousness. Jeremiah 23:6 What does it mean that Jehovah is described as "Our Righteousness"? In Jer 23:6, the Hebrew word translated 'righteousness', is tsidkenu (צדקנוּ - H3072). It is derived … Continue reading Jehovah Our Righteousness (Yahweh-Tsidkenu)

Justification & Imputation

Justification & Imputation Let's look at the twin doctrines of Justification and Imputation. The Christian Confession of Faith describes imputation in this way: The perfect righteousness that Jesus Christ established is imputed to every one of God's people in time. Because of this imputed righteousness, they are declared blameless before God and reconciled to God. … Continue reading Justification & Imputation

IV. Christology – The Doctrine of the Person and Work of Jesus Christ

Having examined Wesley’s view of Scripture, God, and Man, the next doctrine to be examined is Wesley’s view of the person and work of Jesus Christ. The Person of Christ Here is how The Christian Confession of Faith summarizes the doctrine of the person of Jesus Christ: There is only one man among the descendants … Continue reading IV. Christology – The Doctrine of the Person and Work of Jesus Christ