Unity must not be sought at the expense of the gospel.Walter J. Chantry in Today's Gospel: authentic or synthetic?
Merriam-Webster.com elec·tion | \ i-ˈlek-shən \ Definition of election 1a: an act or process of electing the election of a new governor b: the fact of being elected her election to the Senate 2: predestination to eternal life 3: the right, power, or privilege of making a choice Etymonline.com c. 1300, eleccioun, "act of choosing" someone to occupy a position, elevation to office" (whether by one person or a body of … Continue reading Election
Good-hearted motivations that try to shape the church for the needs of man and not the glory of God are the death of biblical churches.p. 87 from Evangelism: How the Whole Church Speaks of Jesus by J. Mack Stiles
Baptism gets its meaning and its importance from the death of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, in our place and for our sins, and from His triumph over death in the resurrection that guarantees our new and everlasting life. Baptism has meaning and importance only because the death and resurrection of Jesus are infinitely … Continue reading Quote #84 – Piper on Baptism
Literally, "matters of indifference." Beliefs or practices which the sixteenth-century Reformers regarded as being tolerable, in that they were neither explicitly rejected nor stipulated by Scripture. For example, what ministers wore at church services was often regarded as a "matter of indifference." The concept is of importance in that it allowed the sixteenth-century reformers to … Continue reading Adiaphora & More
Mr. Harrison has had much to say on the current climate in the church but he also gets at the root of things. This message is no different. It is titled: The Problem is Enmity, Not Ethnicity https://youtu.be/xBNNC6y_ojY This video was done alongside Sovereign Nations.
If you do not already know, this is a post that helps you the reader to become more acquainted with where I - the author of this site - stand on various topics and theological points. Please, keep reading to see where I stand on today's topic. Evangelism and missions are two terms closely associated … Continue reading On Evangelism and Missions
Covenant theology isn't replacement theology, it's fulfillment theology.Dr. Ligon Duncan
Commenting on Mark 7:20-21 There is a deep truth in these words which is frequently overlooked. Our original sinfulness and natural inclination to evil are seldom sufficiently considered. The wickedness of men is often attributed to bad examples, bad company, peculiar temptations, or the snares of the devil. It seems forgotten that every man carries … Continue reading Quote #78 – R.C. Ryle
If you do not already know, this is a post that helps you the reader to become more acquainted with where I - the author of this site - stand on various topics and theological points. Please, keep reading to see where I stand on today's topic. Experience, Scripture, and Admonishment Church discipline can often … Continue reading On Church Discipline