Category: Doctrine

A Commentary on Article Eight of “A Statement of Traditional Southern Baptist Understanding of God’s Plan of Salvation ”

NOTE: a revised version of this article has been posted. By Braxton Hunter, PhD, Professor of Philosophy and Apologetics at Trinity College of the Bible and Theological Seminary in Newburgh, Indiana, and former President of the Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists Of the utmost importance for discussions relevant to the the entirety of the document […]

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“It is finished.”
False Assumptions because of the Cross
Part 2 – I don’t have to pursue salvation

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“It is finished.”
False Assumptions because of the Cross
Part 2 – I don’t have to pursue salvation

Dr. Thomas Douglas Pastor Parkway Baptist Church Kansas City, KS This is the second part of series; click to read part one. If you have pastored for even a year, you recognize among our congregations a general lack of concern for their eternal lives. It’s seen in the ease in which people dismiss services, dismiss […]

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“It is finished.”
False Assumptions because of the Cross
Part One

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“It is finished.”
False Assumptions because of the Cross
Part One

Dr. Thomas Douglas Pastor Parkway Baptist Church Kansas City, KS Ever wonder how “people of the book” can get so far away from God?  Ever struggle with church members that cling to the old rugged cross to proclaim their forgiveness for continuing in their rebellious ways?  The greatest truth in all of Scripture is that […]

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Calvin Is My Fallible Friend

By David E. Crosby, Pastor, First Baptist Church, New Orleans, Louisiana The lapel buttons worn by a church staff displayed “WWCS.” I asked what the letters meant and they said, “What would Calvin say?” My response: “Who cares?” Ever since I saw those buttons I have wanted to ask those fellows why they put Calvin’s […]

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Established Faith Begins at The Cross

By Bob Williford, former director of the Hope Migrant Mission Center at the Migrant Farm Labor Center near Hope, Arkansas (a ministry of the Arkansas Baptist Convention), and author of Fence Post Digest blog. Colossians 2:7-15 7 having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in your faith, just as […]

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