Tag Archives: Gospel

Prosperity: It’s Another Gospel

In a recent sermon series on 1 Peter, I commented that I believe prosperity theology (a.k.a. “health and wealth”, “name it and claim it”, “word of faith”, etc.) is one of the greatest opponents of true Christianity in the world … Continue reading

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It Has Always Been About Grace

Amazing Grace is a song that everyone knows.  I bet even your unbelieving family and friends know at least some of the words.  What amazes me is that most people, even non-Christians, like the song. Well, it is a good … Continue reading

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The Bible in Context: 1 Corinthians 2:9

1 Corinthians 2:9 is a favorite verse for those who like to talk about the future joys of heaven.  It sounds great: What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared … Continue reading

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Being a Shrewd Christian

Yesterday, I preached a sermon on the Parable of the Dishonest Manager, or more commonly known as the Parable of the Shrewd Steward.  The passage is found in Luke 16:1-13 and reads as follows: He also said to the disciples, … Continue reading

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Please stop saying “And a little child shall lead them”…

Okay, for the millionth time, I have heard someone say “And a little child shall lead them” out of context.  Today it happened on the news as I heard the story of a young boy who is raising money for … Continue reading

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Free Book from John MacArthur

Okay, so I have not posted in a few weeks.  I realize that this is no way to maintain my readers, so I do apologize.  I am trying to do better, but responsibilities at my new ministry take up much … Continue reading

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A lesson from Palm Sunday

I asked my teenage Sunday school class today if they understood what Palm Sunday was about.  A bright young girl in the class answered that it was about the day Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey.  She was right, … Continue reading

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The Offense of Christ

Jesus was a controversial man.  In fact, if we believe his claims, he was much more than controversial and much more than a man. Jesus, the one who would be called “the Christ” (or Messiah) by his followers made claims … Continue reading

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Are all faiths equal?

Do many faiths lead to eternal life?  It may surprise you to know that 52% of professing Christians believe that at least one other non-Christian faith can lead to eternal life.  Is this true? It is often argued that God is … Continue reading

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While we’re at it, why not give them something to eat?

Missionaries in foreign countries often create the opportunity to share the gospel with people by first meeting the physical needs of the people they are trying to reach. They go in and offer food, medical care, and shelter to those … Continue reading

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