The Gospel Truth 12: The Process of Salvation »

This entry is part 11 of 12 in the series The Gospel Truth (Vlog)

This entry is part 11 of 12 in the series The Gospel Truth (Vlog)(This is a continuation of The Gospel Truth video blog series.  This post assumes the prerequisite watching of earlier videos in the series.  Click the link above to watch the entire series up to this week’s installment.) Many theological debates concerning the [...]

The Gospel Truth Pt. 6 (vlog) – Jesus: the Fulfillment of the Law »

This entry is part 6 of 12 in the series The Gospel Truth (Vlog)

This entry is part 6 of 12 in the series The Gospel Truth (Vlog)(This is a continuation of The Gospel Truth video blog series.  This post assumes the prerequisite watching of earlier videos in the series.  Click the link above to watch the entire series up to this week’s installment.) I’ve often said that “the [...]

Gospel Truth: The Wrath of God Toward Sin (Vlog Series) »

This entry is part 2 of 12 in the series The Gospel Truth (Vlog)

This entry is part 2 of 12 in the series The Gospel Truth (Vlog)A popular message today attempts to discredit the notion that God has wrath toward sin.  The proponents of this message claim that because God is love, and everything God does is motivated by love, that God cannot have wrath.  Today’s post in [...]

The Gospel Truth: Man is Sinful (Vlog Series) »

This entry is part 1 of 12 in the series The Gospel Truth (Vlog)

This entry is part 1 of 12 in the series The Gospel Truth (Vlog)New Vlog Series, Updating Weekly:  The Gospel Truth See the entire series as it is added at our Video Teaching Series page. The gospel message is a unique one in scripture.  Never is it open to individual interpretation or denominational packaging.  The [...]

The Elements of the Gospel: Faith »

This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Pastoral Soteriology

This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Pastoral Soteriology(This post is a continuation of the Pastoral Soteriology Series.  It assumes pre-requisite reading of earlier posts, and will be followed by additional posts.) While grace is the overriding precondition of the gospel, scripture unyieldingly asserts that faith is the necessary component by which [...]

The Necessary-Satisfaction Theory of Atonement »

This entry is part 7 of 13 in the series Pastoral Soteriology

This entry is part 7 of 13 in the series Pastoral SoteriologyContinuing our examination of numerous atonement theories which have circulated the church throughout history, it must be observed that thus far in this series there has not been revealed a tremendous amount of success in the packaging of such systems into understandable, yet valid [...]

The Mystical Theory of Atonement »

This entry is part 6 of 13 in the series Pastoral Soteriology

This entry is part 6 of 13 in the series Pastoral Soteriology(A continuation of the series, A Pastoral Soteriology.) Continuing the historical foray into the waters of poorly constructed atonement theories leads us to what can only be understood as a truly heretical contribution known as the “Mystical Theory” of atonement.  This theory has been [...]

More False Atonement Doctrine: The Moral-Example Theory »

This entry is part 5 of 13 in the series Pastoral Soteriology

This entry is part 5 of 13 in the series Pastoral Soteriology(A continuation of the series, A Pastoral Soteriology.) Jesus noted, “wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it (Mat 7:13).  To that end, it should be no surprise that there are so many erroneous [...]

Unsound Theories of Atonement »

This entry is part 4 of 13 in the series Pastoral Soteriology

This entry is part 4 of 13 in the series Pastoral Soteriology(A continuation of the series, A Pastoral Soteriology.) Understanding that sin carries the penalty of death, separation and God’s extended wrath toward the sinner brings one to the natural yearning to understand the nature of the provision God has made for the restoration of [...]

The Wrath of God »

This entry is part 3 of 13 in the series Pastoral Soteriology

This entry is part 3 of 13 in the series Pastoral SoteriologyThe Wrath of God It is very popular among certain soft-spoken pseudo-theologians today to downplay and “preach away” the existence of God’s wrath toward man’s sin.  Placating today’s whiny “I’m okay, you’re okay” cultural sentiments, they express anti-biblical platitudes which decry that “a loving [...]