The constant insistence I read that we are entirely void of anything good in us without Christ is not correct, and Erasmus had good scriptural defense in his position over Luther's. We are, after all, created in the image of God, if fallen.
We are saved from our sins, not in spite of them....
What is the gospel of Jesus Christ? Is it socialism? Is it just one of many ways to God? Is it an invention of white American men? I've posted this message before...and I'll post it again... The Greek word translated “gospel” in the New Testament means “good news”, and in the context of the Bible … Continue reading WHAT IS THE GOSPEL OF JESUS?
There is no middle ground in God's universe. Too many people-even professing Christians-think that the events we celebrate at Easter are insignificant. In reality they represent the most important events in the history of mankind, and the most important truths we could ever consider... WE CAN BE FREE FROM THE PENALTY OF SIN “Christ died … Continue reading THE GOSPEL OF JESUS, AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE TO US
A member of my distant family recently commented that he had not been given the gift of faith. This to him is the end of the matter-he clearly expects to live the rest of his life without it. Some Christians think that faith is only given to a select few. God chooses some while the … Continue reading GETTING FAITH