Category: X. Legalism

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…

Ten Questions For Lordship Salvationists

Ten Questions For Lordship Salvationists By Curt Wildy 1. How much of their sin must a sinner give up BEFORE Christ is able to quicken them by the Holy Spirit, granting them faith and repentance? Do they have to give up some of their sins, most of their sins, or all of their sins BEFORE…

What Are The Commandments Of God For Us Today?

What Are The Commandments Of God For Us Today? …And What Does It Mean For Us To “Keep Them”? By Curt Wildy INTRODUCTION If (by God’s grace and effectual working) we do not listen to the entire counsel of God, submit to it, have it guide our understanding of all truth, and govern all of…

Legalism: Is It Sinful For Women To Wear Pants?

Is It Sinful For Women To Wear Pants? Pants: articles of clothing or a tool of Satan? The encroachment of legalism in our day, as in days past, is no laughing matter. Left unchecked, it can lead to a Pharisaic mindset and the eventual manifestation of dead works and idolatry within a once faithful congregation.…

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…

The Lord Our Only Sabbath – Part Three (B)

The Seventh-Day Sabbath The Old Testament Covenant and Sign between God and National Israel by Curt Wildy Continued from Part Three (A) Why was the Seventh-day Sabbath Rest given to them? I now aim to cover the reasons why God gave the Seventh-day Sabbath rest to Israel. 1. Given as a type of the true…