On Modern Sandemanianism

Consider this definition from http://www.theopedia.com/sandemanianism “Sandemanianism refers primarily to an aspect of theology regarding the nature of faith promoted by Robert Sandeman (1718-1781), from which it derives its name, and his father-in-law John Glas (1695-1773) in Scotland and England during the mid 18th century. To the Sandemanians, the nature of saving faith reduces to mere…

It Is Far Too Easy…

John 14:15, 23 “If ye love me, KEEP MY COMMANDMENTS… 23 Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will KEEP MY WORDS: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.” Ecclesiastes 12:13 “Let us hear the conclusion of the whole…

Does Acts 2:36-41 Support The Freewill Error?

Acts 2:36-41 “Therefore let all the House of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ. 37 Now when they heard [this], they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men [and] brethren, what shall we do?…

What is Meant By The World in 1 John 2:1-2

My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: 2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for [the sins of] the whole world. — 1 John…

The Gospel Is Only Good News For True (Experimental) Sinners

The true Gospel is good news and glad tidings for true sinners; not for pretend ones, not for those in the legal/judicial sense only, but for true (experimental/felt) sinners. The true Gospel is not good news to half-sinners who confesses that they are basically a “good person” despite having sinned here or there. The true…

Thomas Boston – The Torments of Hell

Thomas Boston – The Torments of Hell Note: Knowing what we are saved from is a means that God grants us for valuing the Lord Jesus Christ, and His salvation, all the more. The understanding that what Mr. Boston describes is but a tiny drop in the bucket of the revelation concerning (a) what the…

Some Interesting Facts About “Speaking in Tongues”

Some Interesting Facts About “Speaking in Tongues” I. Biblical Tongues = Known Human (Earthly) Languages The Gift of tongues in Corinth (First Corinthians) was essentially the same as the gift described in Acts 2; both pertained to known human languages that were previously unknown to the speaker. However, the speaker through the Holy Spirit, was…