Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two part series. Part one addresses The Gospel in Miniature, and The Sad Realities of False Gospels. This article discusses examples of false gospels. The book of Galatians doesn’t specify all the different kinds of false gospels, but it does hint at some that were leading the Galatians astray, and from those hints, and from looking at history, we can deduce a number of other kinds of false gospels […]

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two part series. This article addresses The Gospel in Miniature, and The Sad Realities of False Gospels. Part two discusses examples of false gospels. United Press International reported a few years ago that Italian police had seized $6 trillion in counterfeit U.S. bonds stored in Switzerland that were “possibly” to be used to purchase plutonium… Police said an “organization specializing in international financial transactions guaranteed by counterfeit U.S. bonds,” had moved the […]

  Editor’s Note: This blog is the second of a two part series on Paul’s discussion of biblical roles in marriage in Ephesians 5:22-23. Be sure you read the first post in this series.   “Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church …” (Eph 5:25). As a newlywed, this verse sounded so right […]

    Introduction In a previous post, we looked at the relationship between mortification of sin and a biblical assurance of salvation. An overview of Romans, leading up to Paul’s teaching on the Christian life in chapter 8, demonstrated that the Holy Spirit testifies to the sonship of the believer, as the believer is being […]

  The biblical response to the gospel of Jesus Christ is repentance and faith. When the Bible exhorts men to lay hold of gospel grace, at times they’re told to believe (Acts 16:30-31, Jn 3:16, Rom 10:9, Eph 2:8-9, etc.), at other times to repent (Lk 24:45-47, Acts 2:38, 3:19, 17:30, 2 Cor 7:10, etc.), […]

  Note: This post is the second post in a two-part series on Religious OCD. You can read part 1 here.  Review of Religious OCD Post 1 In a previous post, I labeled Scrupulosity or Religious OCD as being characterized by obsessions related to issues that are specifically moral or spiritual in nature. In contrast to […]