Published yesterday, James White reviewed a debate that took place in Hong Kong back in October.  The information regarding the Trinity in this Dividing Line episode is worthy of your time.

Was Jesus Born on December 25th? – Andreas Köstenberger addresses some popular positions and scholarly debate on the date of Jesus’ birth.  Then he reminds his readers of the importance of Christmas by writing, “In any case, our Christian faith should not rest on Christmas (which, after all, with all its trappings is only a human tradition), much less on the date of Christmas as December 25, but rather on the reason for the season—the virgin-born, divine-human Son of God, who came to save sinners by dying a sacrificial, substitutionary death on the cross and rose again on the third day (1 Cor 15:3–4).”

Ligonier $5 Friday – Enjoy some great deals today.  Today’s list includes a book by R.C. Sproul, Can I Lose My Salvation? and a teaching series by Steven Lawson titled, “The Doctrines of Grace in John.”

In Support of Wheaton College: Can Evangelical Schools Be Evangelical Anymore? – Owen Strachen writes, “Wheaton is firmly in the stream of evangelical theology in affirming a Trinitarian God. In fact, it must affirm a Trinitarian God to be evangelical. This isn’t like one’s policy on skirt length or smoking on campus. If Wheaton ceases to be Trinitarian–if any evangelical school ceases to be Trinitarian–shut the whole thing down. It’s not as if we’re talking about take-it-or-leave-it matters here. We are considering the very foundations of Christian faith.”

Mother Teresa to Be Sainted After 2nd Miracle Declared: Vatican – “Mother Teresa, who dedicated her life to helping India’s poor, will be made a saint in the Roman Catholic Church, the Vatican said Friday.”

Books by Jeremy Walker – Jeremy is the author of a book I recommended a while back titled, The New Calvinism Considered, but he has written a few additional books that you may be interested in reading as well:  Life in ChristThe Brokenhearted Evangelist, and A Portrait of Paul: Identifying the True Minister of Christ.

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Author DBG Spotlight (12-18-15)

Josh Buice

Pastor Pray's Mill Baptist Church

Josh Buice is the founder and president of G3 Ministries and serves as the pastor of Pray's Mill Baptist Church on the westside of Atlanta. He is married to Kari and they have four children, Karis, John Mark, Kalli, and Judson. Additionally, he serves as Assistant Professor of Preaching at Grace Bible Theological Seminary. He enjoys theology, preaching, church history, and has a firm commitment to the local church. He also enjoys many sports and the outdoors, including long distance running and high country hunting. He has been writing on Delivered by Grace since he was in seminary and it has expanded with a large readership through the years.