It isn’t enough to say that Jesus died to pay the price for our sins. While it is a true statement, it is only part of the picture. So I want to revisit a basic question: What did Jesus intend to accomplish (and, since He rose again, we can confidently say that He did accomplish) in His death? … Continue reading "What Did Jesus’ Death Do, Exactly?"
If you read my previous controversial post on certainty and salvation, you now need to read Clark’s post on his own blog which responds with an opposing argument. Here’s the link explaining why you can be certain of your salvation: Re: Certainty of Salvation: the Rationalist Perspective | Investigationes pro Divinum Verum If you need … Continue reading "Clark Is Certain He is Going to Heaven"
“Are you 100% certain that if you were to die today you would go to heaven?” I cannot tell you how many times I have heard that line. I’ve heard it in sermons, witnessing studies, Ray Comfort videos, and real life situations. Only one problem. This is just a bad way to share the Gospel. … Continue reading "I’m Not 100% Certain I’m Going to Heaven (And That’s Okay)"
You know, sometimes people say things that require a facepalm. This can be annoying when you’re debating someone and the other person does this, but few things are worse than when someone on your own side says something absurd. Because of this, and for the sake of Christian credibility, I offer these 5 arguments that … Continue reading "5 Arguments Christians Should Never Use"
If you’ve ever had a debate with an atheist or other skeptic about Christianity, you’ve probably heard it. Those four terrible words. “The Bible contains errors.” Suddenly, at least from their perspective, your entire argument is worthless. For we know how it goes: If they’re convinced there is one error in the Bible, that should mean … Continue reading "Sidestepping Abiathar: Arguing for Christianity without Fighting for Inerrancy"
If the sheep know His voice, then tell me what is the choice For the ones who haven’t heard and have no need to rejoice? Father, help me understand. “Hearts Safe”, Tenth Avenue North The Gospel is the power of God for salvation. “Amen!” we say. But what about those who have never heard the … Continue reading "The Island Savage: What about Those Who Never Hear?"
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?"