Grace in Focus – March 1988
Has This Passage Ever Bothered You? – Matthew 25:31-46 – Works Salvation?
I recently received questions concerning the same passage from two readers. One wrote, “A passage that bothers me is the Judgment of the Gentiles (Matthew 25:31-46). Here judgment is solely by works (verse 40) with consequences of heaven and hell (verse 46). Rewards do not seem to be the primary issue, although the invitation to
Bruce Barron’s The Health and Wealth Gospel. Fascinating reading written by one who is sympathetic with the movement yet alarmed by what he sees as abuses and excesses. While many will find Barron’s treatment of the prosperity theology movement too sympathetic in places, his work is well worth reading by the discerning reader. Many people