Behind Death’s Grinning Mask (Luther)

Many Christians for many years have been comforted by Paul's words in his letter to the Philippians: "For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain" (Phil. 1:21 NIV); [ἐμοὶ γὰρ τὸ ζῆν Χριστὸς - καὶ τὸ ἀποθανεῖν κέρδος]. I appreciate these comments of Martin Luther on Paul's words: It is a… Continue reading Behind Death’s Grinning Mask (Luther)

Sproul and Justification According to Western Culture

This is a great little book on the atonement.   I'll probably post more quotes from it later, but for now I thought this one stuck out: "The prevailing doctrine of justification today is not justification by faith alone.  It's not even justification by good works or by a combination of faith and works.  The prevailing… Continue reading Sproul and Justification According to Western Culture