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Calvin and Arminius

Check out Frank Viola’s blog for today. The comment section is pretty hot too. http://frankviola.org/2012/05/24/calvinismarminianism/ And if you want my two cents, watch this vid: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCMyWA1gLXQ BTW, I’m NOT sorry about the music If you don’t like it, turn the volume down…

If you have two loaves of bread…

“If you have two loaves of bread, sell one and buy a lily.” – Chinese proverb   I don’t remember who said it, nor do I have an exact quote, but the idea is something like this: The world is a reflection of the state of the Body of Christ.…

How to Know God Has a Purpose for Your Life

In third grade, I was racing with my sister on a bike and didn’t notice there was a brick in the road.  My front tire caught the brick and my bike flipped.  I landed on my head and went completely unconscious… When I was a preteen, my friend and I…

Why Chan Can’t Erase Hell: Jesus Didn’t Get the Memo

Chan’s argument, as is stated in chapter three, “What Jesus Actually Said About Hell,” of his book, Erasing Hell, is as follows: “Jesus grew up in the world of beliefs described in the last chapter. He would be expected to believe the same stuff about hell that most Jews did. And if He didn’t – if Jesus rejected the widespread Jewish belief in hell – then He would certainly need to be clear about this. That last line is very important. Better read it again.” In other words, if Jesus did not agree with the view of hell presented in the last chapter, then He would have had to deliberately and clearly argue against it.

Dear pastor, please open mouth and insert foot.

Please read and carefully consider this scripture: Wherefore Jesus also, that He should be hallowing the people through His own blood, suffered outside the gate.  Now then, we may be coming out to Him outside the camp, carrying His reproach.  Hebrews 13:12-13. The other day I listened to a local…

5 Observations on Let’s-Talk-Later-People

I was given a gift I totally didn’t deserve, that is, “a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the recognition of him, the eyes of [my] understanding being enlightened, for [my] knowing what is the hope of His calling, […] riches of the glory” in Jesus Christ, the Savior of the…