Although many books address the doctrine of salvation, these authors consciously set aside the Calvinist-Arminian presuppositions that have framed this discussion in western theology for centuries.
Parents, remember to spend as much time praying for God to move them into good things as much as you ask Him to keep them from evil.
In our day of “worshiptainment” (a hybrid word merging worship and entertainment) we have arrived at the time of which Charles H. Spurgeon warned: “A time will come when instead of shepherds feeding the sheep, the church will have clowns entertaining the goats.”
People say: ‘She is a good woman, but a worldly Christian.’ What? Might as well speak of a heavenly devil. Might as well expect a mummy to speak and bear children as that kind to move the world God-ward…”
When the world discovered that the church is no different from them, they decided to attend. When they discovered that the difference between them and the Church reached a tolerable level, they decided to darken the doors.