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Archive | March, 2014

Truth is in Jesus ~ Contending for the Faith

Published March 31, 2014

  “At its root, support for homosexual behavior is not simply a different interpretation of Scripture; it is a rejection of Scripture itself.”   Contending for the Faith – Four Realities to Consider Regarding Homosexual Behavior Below are excerpts from an essay written by Kevin DeYoung, a pastor in East Lansing, Michigan. Many Christians are willing to say homosexuality is wrong, but they’d rather not argue about it. Why not broker an “agree to disagree” compromise? Why can’t we be “together for the gospel” despite our differing views on gay marriage? Why is this issue any different? 1. Approving of […]

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Christianity and Liberalism

Published March 3, 2014

Back in 1923, J. Gresham Machen wrote a little book, ‘Christianity and Liberalism.’ I won’t take the time to give you all the details surrounding the impetus for writing it, but Machen was contending for what he believed to be the faith delivered once for all to the saints (Jude 3). Below are a few excerpts which help me understand what, I believe, is worth contending for. (Italics added for emphasis) The modern liberal preacher reverences Jesus; he has the name of Jesus forever on his lips; he speaks of Jesus as the supreme revelation of God; he enters, or […]

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