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Dying for a Lost World / W.A. Criswell


And when He came into the world, they sang songs of glory: “Glory to God! Glory in the highest! On earth, peace, good will to men” [Luke 2:14]. It was a beautiful, glorious, dramatic, precious, incomparably meaningful, significant moment when the Prince of heaven came down into this world and was incarnate and became a human being like us.

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The Gift


At last, the time came to give my speech. I walked up to the pulpit with every eye focused on me, sweating like it was at least 150 degrees in the room. As I began to speak, my body shook and my voice broke.

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Reflections on Southern Seminary, part 3.


The study of this whole subject gave me a greater appreciation of and, frankly, a better hermeneutic for OT narratives. As I shared in my chapel sermon, it’s easy to fall into therapeutic, deistic, moralizing (especially when preaching OT narratives) and forget the gospel.

Review, part 3: “From Heaven He Came and Sought Her.”


There is not one single statement in Scripture that overtly states Christ died only for the sins of the elect. There are easily a dozen New Testament Scriptures overtly stating Christ died for all people.

Defined by a former Calvinist: “A Better Gospel”

Ronnie Rogers is senior pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in Norman, Okla.

The good news according to Calvinism is to be proclaimed to everyone everywhere, but it is not good news for everyone who hears. I believe the gospel according to Jesus presents a better gospel.