Continually Sharpening

A theological blog by Janelle Zeeb

Articles About Holy Spirit

Christians Are Superheros

It seems like there is a never-ending stream of super-hero movies being released lately. Clearly, there is some demand for this genre of story.

In many of these stories, an average person is suddenly given some sort of super-powers, and they then go on to use these powers to fight …


What Does it Mean to Be Made in God's Image?

For one assignment in a Christology course I took as part of my PhD, I wrote a review of Oliver D. Crisp's book The Word Enfleshed: Exploring the Person and Work of Christ (2016).

While this book is quite philosophical and not meant for beginners in theology, there were a …


Is Eternal Life Opt-In or Opt-Out?

One of my highly recommended books is Does God Love Everyone? The Heart of What is Wrong with Calvinism by Jerry L. Walls.

He does have a very good introduction to the debate between Calvinists and Arminians, and good insight into what he thinks the debate is ultimately about.

I …