Category: 06. Error & Sin

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…

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

Acts 2:36-41 “Therefore let all the┬áHouse 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…

What Did John Wesley Believe?

The following “sermon,” so-called, does not represent my biblical/Gospel view; in fact, it is diametrically opposed to all that I believe. I post it only to (1) evidence what John Wesley believed and preached and (2) to evidence how far he fell from biblical, Gospel, truth. Mr. Wesley deeply, passionately, and without remorse held to…

Sin or Disorder? The Two Are Not Mutually Exclusive

Sin or Disorder? The Two Are Not Mutually Exclusive Curt Wildy All sin amounts to sickness and disorder in the spiritual sense; hence the common term sin-sick souls. We read in Isaiah 1:4-6 (italics added) “Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children that are corrupters: they have forsaken the…

Transgenderism and Comorbidity

Transgenderism and Comorbidity Most psychologists and psychiatrists would agree that, per both DSM-IV and DSM-5, transgenderism (Gender Dysphoria / Gender Identity Disorder) is an actual, undeniable, mental/psychiatric disorder. Please note that I am speaking specifically of those with Gender Dysphoria/Identity Disorder, and not of those experiencing true hermaphroditism (a group compromising an exceedingly small percentage…