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Blessed Justification

November 7, 2011


“[God] makes you beautiful, then He loves you for being beautiful.” – Paul Washer Paul Washer paints a beautiful portrait of our justification in Christ in the following message.  You can listen directly from the Youtube video below or download the mp3 at Sermon Audio: Blessed Justification

$5 Amazing Grace: The History and Theology of Calvinism

October 31, 2011


The Nicene Council Store is offering a 75% off special on Amazing Grace: The History and Theology of Calvinism.  A dear brother shared this with me so I wanted to pass it along since I’ve been hoping to watch it soon. I already purchased my copy for $5, and hope you do too on this […]

Should Christians Keep the Torah?

July 21, 2011

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  We ourselves are Jews by birth and not Gentile sinners; 16 yet we know that a person is not justified [1] by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, so we also have believed in Christ Jesus, in order to be justified by faith in Christ and not by works of […]

What Is Wrong with NON-Lordship Salvation? – Part 2

March 23, 2011


The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel. – Mark 1:15  Dr. Andy Woods of Sugar Land Bible Church was recently featured on the Bible Prophecy Blogwith his article titled, What Is Wrong with Lordship Salvation? He provided 5 arguments for why lordship salvation is […]

Justification and Sanctification

November 5, 2010


John Samson at his new Effectual Grace blog posts an excellent article on justification and sanctification, where he explains that justification necessitates sanctification. From the article: Having made the distinction between justification and sanctification, let me affirm straight away that these two cannot be separated. That is because the truly justified person will be involved […]

Does Baptism Save?

September 12, 2010

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By Tony Garland Q. I recently had a conversation with someone from the Church of Christ. He said that they believe that a person needs to be baptized and believe in Jesus to be saved. I know we are saved by grace alone, but how would you refute this argument? The Scriptures he used are […]

What Legalism Isn’t (And Is)

August 17, 2010

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By Jared Wilson: This is not exhaustive, of course. Legalism ISN’T equating Christianity with conformity to Christ. But it IS equating Christianity with a particular “brand” within his movement. Legalism ISN’T any preaching of the Law or of moral exhortations (in their biblical context). But it IS preaching “do’s and don’t’s” as if they are […]