Shaking Like a Leaf and Being Firm in Faith

King Ahaz was a wimp, and he lead a wimpy kingdom. Judah was going to be attacked by its sister to the north, Israel, and Syria, and yet Ahaz had no plan, no courage, no faith.  He and his kingdom were so scared they were going to wet their pants.  Isaiah 7:1-2 tells the story: … Continue reading Shaking Like a Leaf and Being Firm in Faith

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The 50/50 Gospel and Grace

Jonathan Dodson: In his newest book, Christless Christianity, Michael Horton argues that a semi-pelagian understanding of the gospel plagues the American church. Is it fair, however, to lay our rampant nominalism at the feet of Pelagius? After all, most so-called “semi-pelagian” churches are neither aware of nor lay claim to Pelagian doctrine (heresy). Perhaps it … Continue reading The 50/50 Gospel and Grace