I believe Christ died for all people, Jew and Gentile (1 John 2:2) I believe He brought His salvation first to the Jews, then to the Gentiles (Romans 1:16).
- Mon, Mar 29, 2010
- Doctrine and Theology
I’ve been asked about sinless perfectionism, the belief that once someone becomes a Christian, they are no longer capable of sinning. Because they are clothed in the righteousness of Christ, because they are a new creation in Christ, therefore, just as Christ cannot sin, they cannot sin.
A friend in our church came to me about his nonchristian, theologically liberal sister, a Princeton grad. He had proposed to her they each pick a book and ask the other to read it, and then discuss both books. She picked A New Kind of Christian by Brian McLaren. A revealing choice. While McLaren takes the Bible more seriously than she does, as a fairly extreme theological liberal she nonetheless respects his departure from “modernism” (which essentially means evangelicalism, an ironic turn of the phrase since fundamentalists, the parents of evangelicals, fought “modernism,” which meant theological liberalism).
- Wed, Nov 03, 2010
- Culture and Worldview
What do you think about books by Greg Boyd?
Q&A answered by Randy Alcorn and Wayne Grudem at the 2010 Clarus Conference.