Category: Legalism

Pharisaism: MacArthur on Theological Orthodoxy (Right Doctrine) and Pharisaism

MacArthur on Theological Orthodoxy (Right Doctrine) and Pharisaism “The Pharisees were in no sense guilty of an undue emphasis on theological orthodoxy. If anything, their problem was the opposite. They weren’t careful enough in seeking to understand the Scriptures. In fact, they set Scripture aside in favor of their own rote traditions. Tradition, not theology,…

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…

TRY The Spirits; JUDGE The Prophesying; SEARCH The Scriptures; COMPARE Spiritual With Spiritual; PROVE All Things (Part Three)

TRY The Spirits; JUDGE The Prophesying; SEARCH The Scriptures; COMPARE Spiritual With Spiritual; PROVE All Things Part Three / Conclusion By Curt Wildy Introduction to Part Three In Part One, and In Part Two, we covered the need to hear the teachings of other Christians attentively and objectively; receiving their words with all readiness of…

Charity, Christ, and the Benefit of the Doubt

Charity, Christ, and the Benefit of the Doubt Or Else: Judge, Jury, and (Ministry/Character) Executioner Hard Lessons Learned; Hard Lessons Still Learning Months back, I left Facebook mainly because of a growing, and powerful, sense of contention, arguing doctrine for doctrine’s sake, a spirit of judgmentalism and condemnation, and due to an increasing sense of…

An Introduction to Systematic Theology (GBCWMM-JG-005)

To listen to these studies at your own (potentially accelerated) pace, please visit the main page from whence these studies originate: http://www.grace-bible.co/mens-meeting-top.htm An Introduction to Systematic Theology (GBCWMM-JG-005) Paterology: The Study of God the Father In All of His Attributes Pastor Jesse Gistand  GBC Weekly Men’s Meetings Saturday – 02/28/2009 32 min | Matthew 23:1-9…