Note: As I have noted in the past two posts (here and here), back in 2015 I posted a a teaching outline entitled The Doctrine of Conversion: Understanding Faith and Repentance, and this three part series is basically an expansion and reworking of that outline. Again, however, rather than take the old one down, I … Continue reading The Doctrine of Conversion (Teaching Outline)
Note: Back in 2015 I posted a a teaching outline entitled The Doctrine of Conversion: Understanding Faith and Repentance, and the three part series beginning with this post is basically an expansion and reworking of that outline. However, rather than take the old one down, I thought I would simply post these others and allow … Continue reading The Doctrine of Saving Faith (Teaching Outline)
Below is a sermon entitled "The Doubting Believer," which was preached by Bob Gonzales at Englewood Baptist Church in Englewood, New Jersey, on October 20, 2013. I highly recommend listening to the sermon, especially if you have struggled with doubts in your Christian walk. If you haven't yet struggled with doubt, then I highly recommend … Continue reading Bob Gonzales Teaches on The Doubting Believer (Luke 7:18-23)
Note: Following is a preview of the conclusion of The Absurdity of Unbelief. Dear reader, we cannot live a fulfilled and consistent life without God. Our guilt is the evidence of this. Our guilt is evidence of our unhappiness and foolishness. Though we each have tried in vain to cleanse our guilty conscience, it continues … Continue reading Guilt, Justice, & Forgiveness
Introduction: For some time now there has been a misunderstanding of the doctrine of conversion among many who would call themselves Evangelical Christians. For example, there have been attempts to redefine either faith or repentance, or both. There have also been attempts to separate repentance from faith and even to say that repentance has nothing … Continue reading The Doctrine of Conversion: Understanding Faith and Repentance (Teaching Outline)
I was reminded this week that the battle over so-called "Lordship salvation" is still alive and well, so I thought it might be helpful to post a few articles on the subject. The articles are from the Grace to You website, and the first one "was adapted from John MacArthur's material on the topic of lordship salvation, and … Continue reading "Clarifying the Lordship Debate"