Gregory Beale, Michael Morales, Stephen Nichols, R.C. Sproul, R.C. Sproul Jr., and Derek Thomas answer questions ranging from Jesus’ baptism, the atonement, and church history, to their favorite books of the Bible, and the theology of N.T. Wright. Questions: Why was it necessary for Christ to be baptized? (1:17) Derek Thomas, before you ran out of time in your message, what was going to be your third proof point for the resurrection? (3:19) After Christ accomplished his atonement, when and how, according to God’s moral justice, did the Father’s disposition toward the Son change from unmitigated wrath to redemptive …
God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, but why? Why was the incarnation necessary? In this session, Dr. Gregory Beale will explain why the Word became flesh and dwelt among us. He will explain that the incarnation was for us and for our salvation.
Gregory Beale is J. Gresham Machen Chair of New Testament and professor of New Testament and biblical theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia.