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Podcast: How Much ‘War’ is there in Spiritual Warfare?
Greg considers violence in the spiritual realm.
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What Do We Do About Violence That Is Already Here? That We Were Born Into?
In this episode Greg Talks About Becoming Non-Violent in a World Soaked in Violence. Episode 30 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0030.mp3
What Does Spiritual Warfare Have To Do with the Cross?
Last week, we covered a few posts on the nature of the Atonement and the Christus Victor view. The following continues this theme, specifically looking the motif of spiritual warfare and how it relates to Christ’s work on the cross. This is an adaptation from Greg’s article in The Nature of the Atonement: Four Views. …
Podcast: Books About Spiritual Warfare From a 1st Century Ancient Near East Perspective?
Greg shows off some of his books in his library. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0457.mp3
The “Christus Victor” View of the Atonement
God accomplished many things by having his Son become incarnate and die on Calvary. Through Christ God revealed the definitive truth about himself (Rom 5:8, cf. Jn 14:7-10); reconciled all things, including humans, to himself (2 Cor 5:18-19; Col 1:20-22), forgave us our sins (Ac 13:38; Eph 1:7); healed us from our sin-diseased nature (1…
Jesus and the Reality of Spiritual Warfare
In yesterday’s post, we discussed how challenging it can be to believe in the reality of a spiritual realm in the modern world. Today, let’s look at how Jesus’ ministry relates to this spiritual reality. While Jesus and his followers of course believed that God was the ultimate Lord over all creation, they clearly viewed…
What To Do with the Bible’s Talk of Satan
Recently, Roger Olson raised the question on his blog about why Satan is ignored in modern theology. He observed how Greg’s theology takes an “obvious, ‘up front,’ blatant belief in a very personal, very real, very active Satan who has great power in the world.” Because we often have so little to say about Satan…