Daily Archives: July 26, 2016

Everything you (and your pastor) must know about the NAR

The New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) is a dominionist movement that also goes by names like Third Wave, Seven Mountains, Latter Rain, Kingdom Now, Joel’s Army, Manifest Sons of God, Charismatic Renewal, and more.  This week we feature our White Paper on this dangerous counterfeit “Christianity” which asserts that God is restoring the lost offices of […]

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Goats In The Pulpit; SBC & FBC Orlando Promote Apostasy (Part 2)

Bud Ahlheim of Pulpit & Pen has written a four-part article on the apostasy undertaken by First Baptist Church Orlando.  We posted part one with the following lead-in to Bud’s piece: What happened at First Baptist Church Orlando the night of June 14 was the theological equivalent of the attack on Pearl Harbor. It was […]

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Goats In The Pulpit; SBC & FBC Orlando Promote Apostasy (Part 1)

Bud Ahlheim of Pulpit & Pen begins with a quote from Justin Peters: What happened at First Baptist Church Orlando the night of June 14 was the theological equivalent of the attack on Pearl Harbor. It was a day of infamy. It was the day that a flagship church of the Southern Baptist Convention, quite literally, […]

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Victory in Christ Jesus

Possessing the Treasure

by Mike Ratliff

31 What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us? 32 He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him over for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us all things? 33 Who will bring a charge against God’s elect? God is the one who justifies; 34 who is the one who condemns? Christ Jesus is He who died, yes, rather who was raised, who is at the right hand of God, who also intercedes for us. 35 Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? 36 Just as it is written,
“For Your sake we are being put to death all day long;
WE were considered as sheep to be slaughtered.”
37 But in all these…

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My Spirit, My Head, My Heart, My Hands, and My Eternal Security

Unfathomable Grace

How do we know we are eternally secure? How do we become certain we are one of God’s elect children? Is there any way for us to be confident that Jesus’ atonement covered all our sins — even our sins of unbelief? What ought we to look for in order to be assured we have truly been redeemed and reconciled? Can we know for certain we are not a duplicitous, hypocritical, superficial Pharisees waiting to be surprised and outed on the day of judgment?

The Apostle John provides help for us in his first letter:

By this we know that we abide in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit. And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of the world. Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God. So…

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