Now in Heaven, Billy Graham Has Better Theology

Mr. Graham preached the gospel to more people, face to face, than any human in the history of the world. More people committed their lives to Jesus Christ through his ministry than can possibly be known. Eternity alone will reveal how influential his life’s work was. Multiples were blessed by his preaching. I am still … Continue reading Now in Heaven, Billy Graham Has Better Theology

Remember the Lesson of Life from Lot’s Wife

Remember that she was the wife of Abraham’s nephew, and had been part of Abraham’s extended family. That meant she had been exposed to the gospel and was a privileged person spiritually, for millions had not heard of the God of Abraham, Isaac, or Jacob. She had seen the power of God. She had heard … Continue reading Remember the Lesson of Life from Lot’s Wife

A Brief Summary of the Doctrines of Sovereign Grace

The lovely tulips on our bulletin today provide a good opportunity to summarize the doctrines of sovereign grace that sets forth several great truths about salvation.  The acronym T.U.L.I.P. has proven to be helpful to many as a memory aid. Total Depravity (Total Inability and Original Sin) Unconditional Election Limited Atonement (Particular or Definite Atonement) … Continue reading A Brief Summary of the Doctrines of Sovereign Grace

The Biblical Doctrine of Reprobation

That not everyone will be saved, and some will be eternally damned is clear from Scripture.  “Not everyone that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven” (Matt. 7:21). Everyone who is judged will be judged according to … Continue reading The Biblical Doctrine of Reprobation

There is a Day of Evil

EPHESIANS 6 10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. When Paul exhorts Christians to be strong in the Lord, he is reminding them that the “arm of the flesh” is weak. There is much that a person can do to help themselves, but ultimately, the source … Continue reading There is a Day of Evil

Reformed Theology and Its Doctrine

Dr. David F. Wells was Distinguished Senior Research Professor at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.  In 1993, he published his book, No Place for Truth: Or, Whatever Happened to Evangelical Theology? in order to share his alarm about the state of the Confessional Church in the world today.  “The disappearance of theology from the life of the … Continue reading Reformed Theology and Its Doctrine