Sexuality is obvious a huge controversy. Homosexuality, bisexuality, transsexualism, and a host of other words fill blogs, newspapers, and airtime. Naturally, if something is so controversial and such a major part of human life, then consulting God about it is a reasonable decision. I, of course, believe that the Bible is God’s Word, so I … Continue reading "Sexuality and Sin: Basic Facts"
The irony is that while God doesn’t need us but still wants us, we desperately need God but don’t really want Him most of the time. Francis Chan
Did you ever notice that the New Testament basically never brings up the failings of the Old Testament saints? Neither did I until now.God’s Commitment to Forgetfulness – Trevin Wax.
Some people, like myself, had a short and boring life before Christ. Most of the testimony comes after conversion. You, though, may be of those who have a painful and shameful past. To be honest, people like me tend to envy people like you. But that’s insane. That can be a burden. So this is … Continue reading "Utter Forgiveness: To Shatter the Guilt of Life before Christ"
Sometimes it can benefit us to go back to the basics of the Christian life. I recently got myself into some spiritual trouble trying to go deeper and deeper in mysterious parts of theology, and I started to drown. I thank God for the mature, godly advice I received that proved grace to get me … Continue reading "Christian Life 101: The Challenge of Christ"
There are a number of programs out there for reading and studying the Bible on your computer. Some popular Bible programs include Olive Tree Bible Reader, Logos Bible Software, Accordance, and BibleWorks. The problem with all of these is that they take a bit of cash to get started with. While all of the programs … Continue reading "Free Bible Software Recommendation"
All credit goes here: http://solareformed.blogspot.com/2011/06/10-step-guide-to-defeating-cult-of.html Ensure that you bring up John Calvin as soon as possible. It is a great idea to get the audience on your side early, and what better way than accusing the opposition of “worshipping a man”. Bring up John Calvin before the Calvinist does. The debate becomes too theological if the … Continue reading "10 Step Guide to Defeating the Cult of Calvin"
All around the world blogs, study groups, conferences, podcasts, and unusual little publishing houses are churning out material on election, justification, covenantalism, ammillennialism, postmillennialism, Christo-centric hermeneutics, Augustine, Calvin, Luther and, yes, even the differences between infra-, supra- and sub-lapsarianism. Frankly, it is indeed cool to be a Calvinist right now, and more resources are available … Continue reading "The Fast Track to Killing Calvinism"
Why We Should Legalize Murder-for-Hire — The Gospel Coalition Blog Finally, someone who wants me to be employed! In all seriousness, this is worth the read.
If you’ve ever been to an Evangelical church, you’ve probably heard something along these lines: If you want to get saved, if you want to accept Jesus as your Savior tonight, I want you to bow your heads, close your eyes, and repeat after me: Dear Lord Jesus, I know that I am a sinner, … Continue reading "Pray This after Me: Is the Sinner's Prayer Biblical?"