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The Written Word of God (Blogging the Belgic: Article 3)

The first article of the Belgic Confession says that there is a God and what this God is like; the second article tells us that to know this God we must look to the world and also to God’s written revelation, the latter of which is necessary to know how to live and how to be saved. The...

How We Know God (Blogging the Belgic: Article 2)

How do we come to know that God exists and what God is like? That is what the second article of the Belgic Confession discusses, and it notes that there are two ways in which we come to know God, two “books” that we must read. These things are called “general revelation&rdquo...

Blogging the Belgic (Article 1)

In the Brothers Karamazov by Fydor Dostoevsky, a character famously said, “If God does not exist, then everything is permitted.” Such a statement highlights the fact that the existence of God has a profound effect on our lives and how we should live them. It is not just the question...

Blogging the Belgic (Intro)

Many people think that confessions of faith and theological documents emerge from ivory towers in the midst of peace and tranquility, existing only for the intellectual stimulation of geeky theologians, but this is not true, especially in regards to the document that we know today as the Belgic...