Last Sunday we examined Ephesians 2:1-3, where Paul’s reminder to the Ephesian readers is of all that they were prior to Christ — dead in sin — and how their depravity left them unable to please God in any way. The passage is also a means to identifying unbelievers. How can one determine if one […]Read More How can you identify an unbeliever?
Yesterday, Christine Wicker wrote an interesting piece published in the Dallas Morning News entitled, “The Great Evangelical Decline. The basic theme of the piece is that evangelicals are not as prominent in America as published reports indicated (i.e., there aren’t really as many believers in America as most people suppose). That’s something I’ve been suggesting […]Read More The Decline of Evangelicalism
It is well-known and well-recited that the theme of the gospel of John is belief. The word occurs 98 times in the gospel, always as a verb, and more than 50% of the time as a present tense verb, indicating that genuine, saving faith is not a one-time act only, but an ongoing, continual act […]Read More Sunday Leftovers (12/23/07)