The world owes a great debt to Charles Wesley as a pastor, missionary, theologian and hymn writer. But the much-love hymn, “And Can It Be”, has some very bad theology in the third stanza. He left His Father’s throne above So free, so infinite His grace— Emptied Himself of all but love, And bled for … More Did Christ “Empty Himself” of all But Love?
Friday is for Heart Songs A Brief Exposition of Philippians 2:5-9 Peter was right. The apostle Paul’s letters are filled with “things hard to understand!” If only Paul were walking the face of the earth today and could see the confusion his writings engender. Perhaps no single passage of Paul is more controversial than the … More Examining the “Emptying” of Christ in Philippians 2