Earlier this week I posted an article titled “What Does It Mean to be Justified by Grace?” In it we explored Paul’s answer to that question in Romans. That is, due to our rebellion and sin, God’s sentence of judgment is upon us—a sentence we can’t possibly “make right” (justify) on our own. Thus God, […]Read More How do You Receive Justification by Grace?
R.C. Bell once wrote, “If you get Romans, then God gets you.” This sentiment hints at the power that the Lord works through the masterpiece of Paul’s most prominent epistle. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that no letter has impacted Christian doctrine more within the last 500. It was during his study of […]Read More What Does it Mean to be Justified by Grace?
“And many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.”—Daniel 12:2 As a child I had a dream that I was in hell. I didn’t have nightmares often, but this one was very realistic (the testament being that I remember […]Read More Everlasting Contempt: The Reality of an Eternal Hell