Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Calvinism, Church, Church history, Faith, Sin & Repentance, Theology

An Arminian Assaults Calvinism

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

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Faith, Theology

The Centurion’s Faith

“And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him, 6 And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented. 7 And Jesus saith unto him, I will come and heal him. 8 The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou… Continue reading The Centurion’s Faith

Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Culture & Society, Faith

Shout Out the Gospel

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson liked to tell the story associated with George Cutting, a man who is best known for the fact that he is the author of a little pamphlet, "Safety, Certainty, and Enjoyment." Mr. Cutting was just a simple Christian man who went around preaching the gospel. He was also a business man.… Continue reading Shout Out the Gospel

Salvation & Justification

Is Salvation Simple?

With a desire to see souls saved, with a longing to bring many people to Christ, some well-meaning Christians engage in theological reductionism while presenting the gospel, and come to the conclusion that salvation is “simple.” Some get frustrated at more thoughtful people who know that among non-Christians the way of salvation is not easy… Continue reading Is Salvation Simple?