The Cross

"The Missionary among Moslems (to whom the Cross of Christ is a stumbling block and the atonement foolishness) is driven daily to deeper meditation on the mystery of redemption, and to a stronger conviction that here is the very heart of our message and our mission ... The more unbelievers deny its crucial character, the … Continue reading The Cross

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Spiritual prosperity depends immensely on our private devotion, and private devotion cannot nourish unless we determine that by God’s help we will make time, whatever trouble it may cost us, for thought, for prayer, for the Bible, and for private communion with Christ. Alas! That saying of our Master is sadly overlooked: 'Enter into your room and … Continue reading

Prosperity Theology – Biblical theology?

Joel Osteen: (in, "Become a better you") "He [God] wants us to have a little heaven on earth, right where we are ... You can accomplish your dries before you go to heaven!  How can you do that?  By tapping into God's power inside of you... If you don't appreciate and take advantage  of your freedom, … Continue reading Prosperity Theology – Biblical theology?

Good news!

"For [Joel] Osteen, the good news is that on judgment day God will look at our heart.  According to the Scriptures, that is actually bad news.  The good news is that for all who are in Christ, God looks at the heart, life, death, and resurrection of his Son and declares us righteous in Him. … Continue reading Good news!

The spiritual fight

The saddest symptom about many so-called Christians is the utter absence of anything like conflict and fight in their Christianity. They eat, they drink, they dress, they work, they amuse themselves, they get money, they spend money, they go through a scanty round of formal religious services once or twice every week. But the great … Continue reading The spiritual fight