Stephen Wellum- The Person of Christ: An Introduction

by | Feb 15, 2021 | Equipping You in Grace, Featured

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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Dr. Stephen Wellum discuss how the storyline of the Bible helps us know Jesus, how Christians should respond to attacks on Jesus, and how church history can help us do so, along with his book, The Person of Christ: An Introduction (Crossway, 2021).

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • Why it is so important to have a biblical understanding of Jesus.
  • What a theology from below verses a theology from above means in reference to the person and work of Jesus.
  • How the storyline of the Bible helps us know Jesus.
  • How important it is that Christians have a basic understanding of the Council of Chalcedon.
  • Some of the disputes that the Nicene and Chalcedonian creeds resolved.
  • How the Nicene and Chalcedonian Councils help Christians respond to attacks on the person and work of Jesus.
  • How Christians should respond to attacks on Jesus.
  • How Christians can recover the centrality of Christ in our day.

About the Guest

Stephen J. Wellum (PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is professor of Christian theology at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, and editor of The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology. Stephen and his wife, Karen, have five adult children.

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