As proclaimers of the Good News, our message would seem ineffective lest we first are living in God’s peace. And that is initially accomplished by living pure lives. Wholesome lives. Lives above reproach.
The other day, I saw one of these labels on an iron-on transfer kit to make your own T-shirt design. The label read, “Do not iron while wearing shirt.”
The gospel is not the gospel if it is not for everyone.
“If there is no hope for some, if salvation is impossible and saving grace is unavailable for some, then the Calvinists’ claim that the gospel is for all is, ultimately, self-contradictory” — Eric Hankins.
“The first place to begin, it seems to me, is with our common ground. As Southern Baptists, our
agreements outnumber or disagreements” — Dr. David Allen.