Tag: soteriology

The Gospel in 30 Seconds

[There's been some confusion about point #7. See Matthew 20:1-16 to understand the sense in which I meant "earn". – Funky] Adrian Warnock posted his version of the gospel in 10 points. While I understand his desire to boil it down for "on the go" evangelism, I don't entirely agree his formulation. Here's mine, for …

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Salvation and Damnation = Incentives for Good Behavior?

Powerball asks an interesting question. Before I get to it, though. Here's a snippet of the article that made him ask it. It was discussed on The Marty Minto Show today. "Stacy Payne says both of her sons are smart, athletic and well-liked by their friends. But after hearing horror stories of teenage keg parties …

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Purgatory Pickle

There is a very common misunderstanding among Evangelicals regarding purgatory. This Earnestly Contending (which, for reasons unknown has no commenting capability) post, a quote from Charles Spurgeon, represents well. “But shall I tell you who the gentlemen are who generally raise objections to the glorious privilege of assurance? There are, first of all, the adherents …

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A Wicked and False Religion?

Like I said, the Church has PR problems. Rand, of A Pattern of Sound Words, asserts: "A Christian Roman Catholic, to me, is as opposite as a Nazi Jew. One cannot be a follower of Christ and be a follower of Romanism at the same time. Why? Because the Romanist worships a god different than …

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Catholic Church Teaching Universalism?

I'm discovering more and more that the Catholic Church has some serious PR problems. This Earnestly Contending post is representative of the many Protestant (mostly Evangelical) gross misunderstandings of Catholic teachings and teaching authority that I've encountered. My responses are drawn from comments I made at Weapons of Warfare.

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