Category: Whole Counsel of God

It Isn’t Easy…

It Isn’t Easy… By Maurice C. Wildy III Striving to learn, understand, discern, sharpen one’s acuity, and to stand one’s ground in the face of opposition and ridicule can be quite tough. It can lead to feelings of isolation, alienation, alterity, and even a sense of profound loneliness and depression — yet we press on,…

Pastor Jesse Gistand on God-enabled Faithfulness, Commitment, Obedience, Self-Denial, and Focus

Note: The following is a relatively short excerpt from his May 14, 2016 study titled “Men’s Theology – Leadership Class – Part 5.” For the full audio, please click here or visit: http://www.grace-bible.com/sermons/sermon/2016-05-14/mens-theology-leadership-class-part-5-2016. I cannot stress enough how much I would encourage everyone to listen to it in its entirety. The study speaks volumes concerning…

The Problem Of “Relying On God” Too Much

Introduction Okay, let’s face it, there is absolutely no problem with relying upon God and there is absolutely no such thing as relying upon Him “too much.” The more we cast ourselves upon Him, as He enables, the better off we will be… period. Consider, 1 Peter 5:6-7 “Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand…

Progressive Sanctification, Rule of Life, Moral Law, and Antinomianism… Revisited

What If We Used Words Objectively? Imagine if Christians, rather than fighting against terms needlessly, took those terms back, defining them clearly and objectively, and educating others on the right use of them. Progressive Sanctification (Literally, proceeding onward in, forward in, or increasing in, being set apart for a sacred purpose)1913 Webster Dictionary: Progressive: Moving…

Was Cornelius Born Again Apart From Believing The Gospel Truth?

Introduction The Christian must labour to rightly divide the word, so as not to misrepresent God and His truth. If we put forth anything as doctrine, we must strive to ensure, as God enables, that our words are truly in accordance with Holy Scripture, with the whole counsel of God found therein. Yet, we all…

On Modern Letter-men (Dead Calvinists, etc.)

In modern times, the error of cold, “dead Calvinism” (what many true believers in free and sovereign grace called the religion of the letter-men, those who know truth after the letter only, but not by experience) manifests itself something like this: 1. The Gospel is God’s promise to save His people from eternal damnation based solely…

Politics: Liberal, Conservative, or Biblical [A Reference Chart]

Politics: Liberal, Conservative, or Biblical Where Do You Stand? [A Reference Chart] Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Isaiah 5:20 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For…