Robert Godfrey on 2K Theology

HT: Ligonier/Karisa Schlehr

In this second session from Ligonier Ministries’ 2010 Regional Conference in Washington, D.C., Dr. Robert Godfrey addressed the topic of “Christ, Kingdom, & Culture.” Robert Godfrey is President and professor of church history at Westminster Seminary California, serves on the board of directors for Ligonier Ministries, and is one of Ligonier’s teaching fellows.

As Christians, we have a dual citizenship, and we must have a clear sense of what that means and its implications for how we are to live and function. We are part of this world and yet Jesus says we are not of this world. So what does it mean to be dual citizens?

Dr. Godfrey turned to Matthew 22:15-22 to look at the duality of our existence. In the gospel of Matthew, we see Jesus presented as the one, true King. In this passage, the Pharisees, angered by his claim to be King, plot to entangle Him by asking questions. They are not coming to Him with sincere questions. These are agents of the devil coming to destroy Him.

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