“The king is dead. Long live the king.” -The pronouncement made at the death of a monarch. When a monarch dies the people rightfully proclaim: “The king is dead. Long live the king.” The two statements go together by commemorating the death of the king while also acknowledging the importance, and the beginning, of the new monarch. Together the two … Read More
Good Friday marks the end of Jesus’ ministry
What if you were baptized after an initial conversion experience but now suspect that your actual “regeneration” occurred later? Should you get re-baptized?
We’ve turned from the one true God and turned to the gods of convenience and choice, and so we will sacrifice anything—even what is most precious—to appease our gods.
Real drama is real life, lived in view of the created order: love, sin, desperation, judgment, hope, and restoration. Les Misérables captures it well.
Today is Yom Kippur, the day (beginning last night at sun down) observant Jews fast and pray, in remembrance and recollection of Israel’s history.* Though the calendar is littered with opportunities to seek pardon of sin and offence, the Jews, including their places of religious rituals and their priesthood, set aside one day to cover all manner of sins (see … Read More
Recently, a group of pastors, professors, and other leaders posted “A Statement of the Traditional Southern Baptist Understanding of God’s Plan of Salvation” at www.sbctoday.com. Signing their own names to the statement, the authors encourage other Southern Baptists to read and also sign. The statement aims to “reflect the beliefs of the majority of Southern Baptists, who are not Calvinists” … Read More
salvation by faith needs to be referenced in relationship to Jesus’ works of the law
Michael Duduit explains the importance of the Bible and how it has continued to be relevant and practical throughout all generations.