Have you ever heard the wheelbarrow tightrope walk over Niagara Falls as an illustration for faith? It is a terrible illustration, because it does not accurately portray what faith really is or how faith works. This post considers the illustration and defines faith from Scripture.
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There is no greater threat to the unity of the church than legalism. To combat legalism, let us lives lives of outrageous, scandalous grace. The moment we set limits to God’s boundless grace is the moment we wrap ourselves in the dark bonds of legalism, but the moment grace is unleashed and unchained, legalism shrivels up and dies.
What is evangelism? What needs to be said in evangelism? Who do you say it to? How long does evangelism take? What Scriptures should you use? How do you know when someone has been evangelized?
Since there is so much confusion around evangelism, maybe we should start talking about gospelism instead.
There have been lots of strange teachings about the Rich Young Ruler in Matthew 19:16-21 (and Luke 18:18-23; Mark 10:17-22). Did Jesus really mean that the rich can earn eternal life if they give all their possessions away? No. By understanding the cultural and theological view of riches in the days of Jesus, we can better understand what Jesus was telling the Rich Young Ruler.
In this interview with Shawn Lazar, we discuss his book “Chosen to Serve” and how divine election is to service; not to eternal life. After presenting the concept of election as it is taught in Scripture, we discuss Acts 13:48, 1 Peter 1:2, and 2 Peter 1:10-11.
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Should I vote? YES! Many Christians provide various reasons for why we should NOT vote. This article responds to several of these objections and also offers some suggestions on how to know who you should vote for. So if you are wondering whether or not to vote, read this article, and then go out and vote to let your voice be heard.