The atonement is the sacrifice that Christ made on the cross so that those who believe in this vicarious act of love by the Son would receive forgiveness of all their sins and be granted eternal life. The big debate regarding the atonement discussed among evangelicals is this: “Is the atonement unlimited or limited or … Continue reading Unlimited vs. Limited Atonement
Monthly Archives: September 2017
The doctrine of election is a teaching that some in the Church has admitted to hating. Why? Because many believe that God is being unfair if He is choosing some by passing over others. Whether one loves or hates the doctrine, it is an inescapable doctrine in scripture. It is also critical that a person … Continue reading Can you know if you are among the elect?
Is true happiness we all seek obtainable in this life? Or is joy merely a feeling that comes and goes based on emotion? How does the Bible describe true joy? Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:53 — 15.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | More
The 5th and final point regarding the five points of Arminianism. This is the most controversial because it deals with a person’s eternal destiny. There are many in the evangelical world that believe salvation can be lost. The question has to be asked, “If salvation can be lost did you ever have it in the first … Continue reading The loss of Salvation
Can God’s grace be resisted? There are many that would say yes. Others would say no. If God’s grace cannot be resisted, is it a violation of our wills? Or does God have to overcome our wills and pour his love into us in such a powerful way so that his grace becomes too irresistible … Continue reading Resistible Grace
This doctrine teaches that when Jesus died, he paid the price for all sins for all people that will ever live. If this is true, then he knowingly shed his blood for those he knew would never believe in him and perish to pay the penalty for their own sins in hell. The question then … Continue reading Unlimited Atonement
The word Armageddon appears only once in the Bible – Revelation 16:16. What does the term mean? Find out in this episode. My blog article also describes the origin of the word along with the event surrounding it. http://gospelofrepentance.blogspot.com/2017/09/what-is-battle-of-armageddon.html Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:47 — 10.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | … Continue reading Armageddon
Jesus commanded us that if our hand or eye causes us to sin to cut it off (our hand), or pluck it out (our eye) and cast them away from us so that they do not cause us to perish. Was he advocating self-mutilation? This is crass language from our Lord – wouldn’t you agree? A … Continue reading Does Jesus Advocate Self Mutilation?
Conditional election is the belief that looks down the corridor of time to see what man will do regarding the gospel. And based on what God foresees in man before he is born, decides to choose him for salvation. In other words, God’s choosing of man is conditional or contingent upon what man will do … Continue reading Conditional Election
What is the phenomenon called slain in the spirit? Who are the main advocates of it? Are there examples of this practice in the Bible? Are people getting healed of Aids or Cancer by these so called faith healers? Or is this display a way to mock and caricature those in the Church as buffoons … Continue reading Slain in the “Spirit?”