Howard Snyder Archives - Seedbed

“When Jesus had received the wine, he said, ‘It is finished.’ Then he bowed his head and gave up his spirit” (John 19:30). Four other...

Stephen R. Holmes, senior lecturer in systematic theology at the University of St. Andrews, has published a book which amounts to a full-throated attack...

What does election have to do with salvation? In this video, Ben Witherington reminds us that the two are not the same thing. While in the Old Testament election was considered "in Israel," in the New Testament it is for those "in Christ." This means that it's always a corporate matter, not about which individuals are saved and which ones are not.

Among many other wondrous things, Christmas is a preview of Jesus’ second coming. Christmas is bittersweet. The angels announce good will and peace on earth....

The world is a getting safer. For centuries, violence has been subsiding. Really? Most people find this hard to believe. But consider evidence presented by Stephen...

Jesus says in John 14, “In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go...

    When he comes, Messiah “will not cry or lift up his voice, or make it heard in the street.” Yet “he will not grow...

The great flood we find in the story of Noah was bad news for most people. But when read attentively and against its ancient background, the story of Noah and the great flood turns out to be good news in a surprising way. Read more today from Bible teacher Brian Russell.

George Whitefield (1714-1770) was one of the greatest preachers in history and even though he eventually had a split with the Methodists over his burgeoning Calvinism, his impact on the role of preaching in American churches is still being felt today. Bob Kaylor shares 5 Ways Whitefield offered for getting more out of a sermon.

In short, we need more Arminians with an edge. These are Arminians who understand that the claims of Calvinism and Arminianism are mutually exclusive, and they cannot both be right. They understand that there are important issues at stake and that there are large practical implications. Not the least of these is the very character and love of God. Does God truly love all persons, and do we have a gospel of good news for all persons?

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