Thanks for visiting the online home of Timothy Baird—husband, father, pastor, student, and blogger. My debt truly is infinite to the One who loved me, and gave Himself up for me.
Recent Blog Posts
- Confessing Christ in the Midst of Error—A Greek Exegesis of 1 John 5:18-21 - Corporate Confession of 1 john 5:18-21 The Big Idea Context The recipients of John’s first epistle were apparently dealing with false teaching that had been the cause of major turmoil in the recipients’ church(es). This schism over the person and work of Christ apparently went so deep that the false teachers ended up seceding from […]
- Hateful, Mixed-Fabric Wearing Hypocrites! - It’s an argument many of us who insist on biblical morality have probably heard before. “If you’re going obey the Bible, you’re going to have to avoid wearing clothes with mixed fabric, eating shellfish, and boiling baby goats in their mother’s milk!” This argument came up recently in a discussion where someone insisted that Jesus never […]
- The Light of Men - Brief Overview of the Offices of Christ In the vivid and powerful words of the Princeton theologian, Charles Hodge, “We as fallen men, ignorant, guilty, polluted, and helpless, need a Savior who is a prophet to instruct us; a priest to atone and to make intercession for us; and a king to rule over and […]
- Should Christians Read Harry Potter? - Even after 15+ years, it’s still a controversial question in Christian circles today: Should Christians read Harry Potter? To some, the answer seems clear. Doesn’t the Bible condemn the use of magic and witchcraft? Shouldn’t we therefore stay away from a series that has constant depictions of magic and in fact centers around a school whose purpose […]
- “You’ll meet her Thursday” - On February 14, 2010, God answered that prayer. By grace, my eyes had been opened in an entirely new way to see the horrific folly and disgusting impudence of living to please my flesh. What ungratefulness! What Insanity, that I would choose to live in rebellion against the God of the universe—the God of all goodness and grace—living as though this world is all there is, and there is no God to whom we must give an account.
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