This conversation is not new. It’s been going on for years, even decades.
The cross and the kingdom are theologically inseparable because the only way into the kingdom is through the cross.
Here are 12 kinds of sermons that appear to be expositional, but actually aren’t.
And any work which you try to contribute to your salvation, your justification before God, annuls the grace of God and insults the God of grace.
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We must not align ourselves with false teachers, apostate churches, or any of their ministries in any way that will confuse people about the truth of the gospel and the identity of Jesus.
Every Christian—and every pastor—has spiritually dry seasons. How do we handle them?
The task which I have set myself in this lecture is to focus and explicate a belief which, by and large, is a distinguishing mark of the word-wide evangelical fraternity: namely, the belief that the cross had the character of penal substitution, and that it was in virtue of this fact that it brought salvation to mankind.
As a former victim and as a pastor to the abused, I wish to look at some of the practical implications of holding to PSA.
We will never have enough songs to extol the glory of the Lamb who was slain to purchase our salvation.
The entire storyline of Scripture, the history of redemption, is the story of God providing substitutes for his people to cover their shame and bear the judgment they deserved so that they might be accepted by him.
In explaining covenantal headship to your members, it will be helpful to walk them through three closely related biblical truths: total depravity, the virgin birth, and substitutionary atonement.
In our personal evangelism, to what degree should we explain PSA as we seek to make sense of the bloody cross, the vanguard of our Christian gospel?
Did Jesus himself understand his death as a penal substitutionary atonement? Or did later New Testament authors make it up?
From the bruised heel of Genesis 3:15 to the reigning lamb of Revelation 22:1, the Bible is a redemptive story of a crucified messiah who brings the kingdom through his atoning death on the cross.