The Sin of Grumbling

1 Corinthians 10:10–13 (CSB) — 10 And don’t grumble as some of them did, and were killed by the destroyer. 11 These things happened to them as examples, and they were written for our instruction, on whom the ends of the ages have come. 12 So, whoever thinks he stands must be careful not to …

Antinomianism

Are righteous works necessary to salvation?  There is an insistence in many theological circles that "anyone who is Biblically literate knows that 'works' in Pauline language is a bad thing".  But this doesn't accurately characterize Pauline doctrine.  In fact, it tends to infuse an inherent hostility towards righteousness into the Church that is actually quite …

God’s Answer to Sin: 1st John 2:1-2

Exposition of 1st John 2:1-2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdJnkLBp0Bg&feature=youtu.be Introduction In John’s first movement, he explains how Christians experience eternal life in fellowship with joy, and to do that he begins with the nature of God. He shows that God’s nature is holy and entirely separate from all darkness; there’s no shadow of deception or unrighteousness in the …