I don’t know why, but my grandfather and I were very close. Maybe it was because I was his first grandson or because we shared the same first name.
I’m immersed in a theologeek culture that I love, but that is sometimes characterized by the high-minded, holy-cloud mentality found in the philosophers of Acts 17:21 of whom the bible says, “Now all the Athenians and the foreigners residing there spent their time on nothing else but telling or hearing some new thing.”
Centuries before American Presidential candidates promised in stump speeches to “build a wall,” Nehemiah actually did it. He built a wall. A really good wall. He even finished construction in an astonishingly short period of time.
I explain why 1 John 2:2 does not and indeed cannot teach limited atonement, but rather clearly affirms that Christ died for the sins of all people.
On the morning of February 16, 2016, the evangelical community woke up to realize that one of our beacons had gone out.