In an earlier post, I mentioned originale peccatum (original sin) and offered some thoughts there. Here I’d like to balance that out just a bit with this offering from John Calvin: “There is within the human mind, and indeed by natural instinct, an awareness of divinity. This we take toContinue Reading

In Chapter 5 of John Stott’s classic Basic Christianity, he moves from the person of Christ to the person of…well, me, and you, and all other “mere” humans. I say “mere” because, unlike Jesus who is “fully” human, we are “merely” human with an additional impediment called the “sin nature.”Continue Reading