Man’s will is free in a sense, but not completely free. No one has “autonomous” freedom but God. If man is autonomously free, then God would be bound by the will of man.
Abraham was known as the father of the faithful. God used Abraham to model what faith looks like and what each of us should aspire to.
Many in our culture wrongfully claim to be victims when they are not and yet, there are still many in our culture who truly have been oppressed. In this episode, Pastor Joel offers biblical and practical wisdom to those who are experiencing injustice.
If salvation comes freely by grace, rather than be our works, then why did Jesus speak in Luke 14:26-33 of the cost of being his disciple?
In order to truly love others, we will be required to provide them with correction at times. However, as we offer this correction, we must carefully consider our motives. Are we truly loving others, or are we merely loving ourselves?
All Christians believe Jesus will ultimately prove to be victorious. The difference is merely a matter of how Christ will bring about his victory. Will Jesus win Despite the church (premillennialism)? Or will Jesus win THROUGH his church (postmillennialism)? *Don’t mind the sweat. Pastor Joel’s air conditioning went out, and he was preaching up a storm.