Grace in Focus – November 1990
Jesus Is “The Christ”!
by Brad McCoy The New Testament term “Christ” is a very significant one. Sadly though, our familiarity with this word has in a sense devalued its impact for many modern Christians. Recently I did a word study on this term in the Gospel of John and the Epistle of 1 John. In this article I
Can Children Be Saved?
By Trudi Bils To many of us, this is a ridiculous question. For in fact, we were saved as children. Statistics are on our side as well, revealing that 85% of Christians made the decision to trust Christ somewhere between the ages of four and fourteen. Further, those of us who have been actively learning
What Are The Clearest Gospel Passages?
Last month I spoke at a pastor’s conference in Kansas City, Missouri on the subject: “Lordship Salvation and the Analogy of Faith.” In this article I will share the gist of my remarks. The analogy of faith is a hermeneutical principle–a principle of Bible interpretation–which says that unclear passages should be understood in light of
Letters to the Editor
Dear Bob, Having read the latest Journal [Spring 1990] with great delight, I wanted to ask a question. Should we baptize believers or disciples? Although we do not believe in Lordship/Discipleship Salvation, are we to practice Lordship/Discipleship Baptism? Is belief the only requirement for baptism, or is the desire, intent, and commitment to turn from