What Does God’s Judgment Look Like?

I’ve been thinking for months about writing this post, and having seen what has transpired so far in the new year, this seems like a good time. To answer this question, let’s begin with Genesis 6-8, where we have the account of the flood. In Genesis 6:11-12, we read, “Now the earth was corrupt inContinue reading “What Does God’s Judgment Look Like?”

What Does the Bible Say about the Gifts of Tongues?

When it comes to the spiritual gifts (notice the plural; more on that later) of tongues, there are two extremes. At one extreme, you have cessationists; these are Christians who believe that the gifts of tongues were for the early church only and that they no longer exist today. At the other extreme, you haveContinue reading “What Does the Bible Say about the Gifts of Tongues?”

Is It Possible for Jesus to Be Your Savior but Not Your Lord?

In 1988, The Gospel According to Jesus by John MacArthur was published. The basic thesis of the book was that if you wanted to be saved, you needed to accept Jesus as your Savior and Lord. It seemed to me like a very simple and almost obvious message, but while the majority of responses wereContinue reading “Is It Possible for Jesus to Be Your Savior but Not Your Lord?”