For successful communication to take place, the one sending the message and the one receiving the message must be on the same page. It is a common occurrence, however, that communication fails to take place. Sometimes, the one sending the message is unclear and the receiver is justifiably unable to understand what is being said.
At the end of a conference I attended in 2006, the sponsoring church hosted a free evangelistic banquet. Scores of visitors came for the free banquet, which ended with a short evangelistic message. I was struck by the prayer the pastor gave as his evangelistic close. He said, “I don’t understand it all. But as
In this blog I will discuss the first two objections to assurance being of the essence of saving faith as stated in Part 1. Those two objections are that when a person believes in Christ, he has objective assurance, even if he is not sure he is eternally secure, and that 1 John 5:13 proves
I received the following email from a Free Grace friend I haven’t seen in maybe twenty years. My friend asks some tough questions, so hang with me. I hope I can answer his questions clearly. It’s been a while since we’ve been in touch, but I’d like to interact with you on the concept of