Part I A Sermon Against Total Depravity In November, 2018, I was asked to review a sermon by an Independent Fundamentalist Baptist pastor in Florida who is emotionally hostile to that system of theology called Calvinism. I was willing to do so for two very good reasons. First, with Charles Spurgeon, I believe that the… Continue reading An Arminian Assaults Calvinism
On April 21, 1961 President John F. Kennedy appeared at a news conference to explain the failure of the US led invasion of Cuba by a resistance force against Fidel Castro at the Bay of Pigs. In his opening remarks President Kennedy noted that “Victory has a hundred fathers, and defeat is an orphan.” In… Continue reading President Obama, Smug Modern Scientists, and Arminians all Have This in Common
AN EXPOSITION OF Mark 8:31-38 31 And he began to teach them, that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders, and of the chief priests, and scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again. 32 And he spake that saying openly. And Peter took… Continue reading Why is the Soul so Valuable?
“Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be multiplied” (1 Peter 1:2). I have a question for my Arminian friends who believe that their self-exalted free will determined their salvation, not the sovereign… Continue reading A Definitive Question for Arminians
Before his death in 1980 at the age of 85, Dr. John R. Rice was one of America’s premier Fundamentalist evangelist in the 20th century. As a prolific author, and gifted speaker, Dr. Rice accomplished much for the kingdom of God. He touched my life personally, for I grew up attending Galilean Baptist Church in… Continue reading Two Views on a “Wicked Heresy”
“Wherefore I give you to understand, that no man speaking by the Spirit of God calleth Jesus accursed: and that no man can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost.” (1 Cor. 12:3) Understanding spiritual truths is significant because a part of modern day Christian faith and practice is to get… Continue reading An Authentic Confession of Faith
One of the strongest passages in the Bible teaching the Doctrine of Election is found in Romans 9. Jacob is chosen over Esau. “For this is the word of promise, At this time will I come, and Sara shall have a son. 10 And not only this; but when Rebecca also had conceived by one,… Continue reading Is God Unfair?