The Rock

He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress — I will never be greatly shaken. Psalm 62:2 Why does David refer to God as a "Rock"? The Hebrew word for "Rock" in this passage is 'tsoor' (צוּר - H6696); it literally means a 'rock', or 'boulder': Exo 17:[6] Behold, I will stand before … Continue reading The Rock

V. Soteriology – The Doctrine of Salvation

By far the most important doctrine taught by Wesley was his gospel. The doctrines examined above are all foundational to this one. The gospel a man believes is that which reveals his heart; it reveals the grounds upon which he is resting for salvation and peace with God. A man can believe many wrong things … Continue reading V. Soteriology – The Doctrine of Salvation

The Christian Confession of Faith

___________________ The Christian Confession of Faith Copyright © 2003 by True Gospel Publications\ 2940 Allen Hill Rd. South Royalton, VT 05068 (mailing and e-mail addresses subject to change) Permission is granted to reprint any parts of the Christian Confession of Faith, providing that the citation includes the title of the document and the mailing … Continue reading The Christian Confession of Faith

John MacArthur vs. the Gospel, pt. 2

Last time, I wrote about John MacArthur's promotion of Common Grace, where he put forth the view that God blesses people apart from the righteousness of Christ. Today, I want to look at MacArthur's definition of saving Faith. John MacArthur is perhaps best known for his position on Lordship Salvation, which is his way of … Continue reading John MacArthur vs. the Gospel, pt. 2