This question just popped into my Inbox: I’ve noticed there are passages in the Bible that appear contradictory. While some passages talk about grace, other passages speak of obedience. I suspect this is the reason for so much confusion among believers. I’m curious what you make of the following passage: “though He was a Son,
Reformation Commentary on Scripture, New Testament XIII: Hebrews, James. Edited by Ronald K. Rittgers. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2017. 341 pp. Cloth, $49.99. Free Grace proponents have tried to show that both John Calvin and Martin Luther held to Free Grace Theology. While it is certainly true that we can find quotes from both
I receive many questions. Most are very good. Most I’ve heard before. But at least once or twice a week I get a question I’ve never heard that is a good one. Today I received a question via email that is both new and extremely challenging. Here is the question: We know the Scriptures tell
In the past year or so I’ve run across four examples where interpreters negate what the text actually says. I think you will find these examples instructive. First, in the first parable of Luke 15, the Parable of the Lost Sheep, the Lord speaks in the conclusion of “ninety-nine just persons who need no repentance”
After a recent blog on the parable of the four soils (see here), I received this follow up question: Hi Bob, another excellent teaching. Thank you and God bless! Do you think the life of King Saul would be a good example of eternal security in spite of being out of fellowship with the Lord?