Who Is a Christian? Part 2

In part one I make the point that there is an objective answer to this question—an answer that is not derived from a person’s subjective feelings which can be self-deceiving. There is an objective connection between the word of God and the true Christian. And it is difficult to pretend the kind of connection to the word of God that …

Who Is A Christian?

Someone once said that everything of great value is counterfeited. My son traveled to New York City and came home with a Rolex he bought for $40. He knew it wasn’t a real Rolex, but it seemed like a good souvenir from a place like New York City.If one’s theological orientation is derived from the Bible, he or she confesses …

Grace Alone

And he said, “I will make all my goodness pass before you and will proclaim before you my name “Yahweh.” And I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show mercy on whom I will show mercy (Exodus 33:19).Yahweh passed before him and proclaimed, “Yahweh, Yahweh, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding …

The Church Defined

What is church? The more telling question is, Who is church? And the biblical answer: All persons who have been united to the Lord Jesus Christ in his life, death, resurrection, ascension and return in power and glory at the end of this age. This answer is not the result of a survey of people who go to church. Church …