Does God See The Sins of His People?
March 30, 2012, 2:32 pm
Filed under: Law/Gospel Distinction, Lordship Salvation, Universal Atonement

written by Scott Price

The Sins of God’s people have been put away. They are hid in the value of the effectual merit of the blood and righteousness of the Lord Jesus Christ. Is that enough? The value of His effectual work starts with God’s promise in the Covenant made before time. The God who cannot lie promised eternal life based on Christ in this Covenant. He swore to this by His Name. This shows the faith and confidence that the Father had in Christ. This part of salvation is no small thing. All the conditions and duties were on the holy shoulders of the Lord Jesus as He performed the gospel in every step, fulfilling the terms of the Covenant. Continue reading

Man of Tin
March 27, 2012, 11:02 am
Filed under: Unconditional Love, Universal Atonement

written by David Bishop

One of the most popular false gods today is the god of unconditional love.   The god of unconditional has a grace and love that cannot be earned, that cannot be bought, that cannot be deserved.   The god of unconditional love expresses this love and grace freely, with no conditions attached to his object’s obedience.   Although the god of unconditional love is angry with sin, and knows that everyone who sins deserves to be punished for their sins, in his mercy and grace the god of unconditional love still bids everyone to come as they are without one plea, but that his blood was shed for thee. Continue reading

CS Lewis and the Son of Odin
February 15, 2012, 12:46 pm
Filed under: Amyraldian, Arminianism, CS Lewis, Limited Atonement, Universal Atonement

written by David Bishop

“Child, if you will, it is mythology. It is but truth, not fact: an image, not the very real. But then it is My mythology.”
– C S Lewis, The Pilgrim’s Regress

C S Lewis held to the idea that there are two kinds of truth – visible truth, which can only be learned by gleaning it from cold, hard, black and white textbook facts; and invisible truth, or transcendent truth, which can only be learned by reading and hearing myth and legend. Adding to his error, Lewis placed the gospel – the truth of Christ dying on a cross to save His people – into the category of transcendent truth, so that in his view, the things which Christ stated about His death were things that we can only understand by filtering them through mythological stories like the tale of Odin’s death. Continue reading