Hypothetical Salvation for Hypothetical Believers? Nope.

God is under no obligation to save anyone, so when (out of sheer grace) He decided to save, He did it in His way. The atonement of Christ on the cross is central to the message of Christianity. To atone for something is to make amends or to make satisfaction for a wrong. This is … Continue reading Hypothetical Salvation for Hypothetical Believers? Nope.

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The End of a Remarkable Writing and Speaking Ministry: An Update on J. I. Packer’s Health

Good post from Justin Taylor recently on J.I. Packer: We at Crossway learned this week that J. I. Packer (who will, Lord willing, turn 90 years old in July 2016) has developed macular degeneration in his right eye. His left eye has had macular degeneration for over a decade. He consented to let this information be shared publicly. … Continue reading The End of a Remarkable Writing and Speaking Ministry: An Update on J. I. Packer’s Health

Must We ‘Earn the Right?’ to Share the Gospel?

It's a fact that Christians now believe we must earn the right to share the gospel.  Therefore most Christians think of evangelism as starting friendships where the aim is to cultivate trust to the point where a conversation about the gospel would be natural and comfortable.  Is this a Biblical way to think about evangelism? … Continue reading Must We ‘Earn the Right?’ to Share the Gospel?

Must We “Earn the Right” to Share the Gospel?

It is almost a fact that most Christians now believe that the "right" to share the gospel must be earned.  Therefore most Christians think of evangelism as starting friendships where the aim is to cultivate trust to the point where a conversation about the gospel would be natural and comfortbale.  Is this a Biblical way … Continue reading Must We “Earn the Right” to Share the Gospel?