I was presently surprised by my first reading of Donald Whitney. As a pastor, I’m always searching for material to give to people to help them in their needs. Assurance of salvation is a common area of concern for many believers. Whitney gives a thoughtful and practical guide for those who are doubting. He also spends time explaining why many don’t doubt that perhaps should. “While many who doubt their salvation shouldn’t, there are also many who don’t doubt their salvation who should.” I especially liked his chapter on being spiritually minded and how that applies to assurance of salvation. The forward is by John MacArthur.
When God Closes the DoorFebruary 1, 2017
The foremost belief of a sinner who refuses God’s grace is that the consequences of that refusal will never come. Surely anyone who truly understood and believed in what the Bible teaches about heaven and hell would not take such a chance as this. But, of course, the fact is that such a person does […]
Good News & Bad News About Human IdentityJune 29, 2015
There are some things about which the Bible speaks clearly and one of those is the makeup of human beings. Yet it is amazing how far away from the plain language of the Bible our society has moved within one generation. In my youth it was risky enough to refer to homosexuals or lesbians rather […]
The God Who SpeaksAugust 2, 2014
“God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds” Hebrews 1:1-2 America is quickly leaving a word-based society […]