Tag "salvation-by-grace"

September 26, 2017

Repent About Repentance #4 – Repentance and Ignorance

    What is the relationship between Repentance and Ignorance?   With several occurrences of the word “ignorance” being employed in close proximity with the terms “repent” and  “repentance” in the Bible, any serious student of the Bible would want to examine the connection between the two.  That is the goal of this installment in…

December 14, 2015

Repent About Repentance Part 1 – God’s Repentance

In today’s post I want you to repent about repentance.   This is probably my greatest concern with the doctrine of evangelical and reformed churches today.  Nearly every church I have attended in the past several years defines repentance as “a turn from sin” or “a turn from sin and turn to God,” or something…

December 2, 2013

Justice and Sacrifice as Represented in Les Miserables

The idea of sacrifice permeates western storytelling.  Hit films such as The Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, 300, and the Chronicles of Narnia all have major sacrificial themes.  But have you ever noticed that the sacrificer only sacrifices themselves for the “good guy” in the film, the one who is on the right side…