Torrance is professor emeritus of systematic theology at the university of Aberdeen, Scotland. His Reformed views on worship are an obvious contrast from much of what we hear today. I found myself agreeing and disagreeing with things that Torrance writes. I found it greatly refreshing to have worship defined in terms of our participation in Christ’s fellowship with the Father. I was often at a loss, however, when his “trinitarian” model of divine fellowship seemed to include, at one moment, “the worship of our hearts and minds,” and then excluded, at the next moment “Western concepts of reason, will and emotion.” The book takes willing but guarded reading.
The Local Church of RevelationOctober 1, 2016
All conservative scholars agree that Revelation is the last book to be added to the canon of sixty six inspired books and that the apostle John is the author. John is given his three-fold division of the book as, “the things which thou hast seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall […]
Cross, Creation and also ProphecyFebruary 1, 2016
There are three great mountain peaks of importance in Biblical history. First and foremost is Calvary. The cross is the center of all God’s workings with this world. If the believer could say with Paul, “I determined not to know any thing among you save Jesus Christ and him crucified” (1 Cor. 2:2), he would […]
Anointing With OilMarch 28, 2015
Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms. Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, […]