What Child Is This?
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6Read More
Do Christians “go on sinning”?
My question has to do with “sinning”. John says, “No one who lives in Him continues sinning. (active word) No one who continues (active word) to sin has either seen him or known him.” Is this saying that because we are in Him, taken the cure etc etc, we do not sin?Read More
Was Jesus a Created Being?
You have inspired me to do more reading and research about the atonement and the way this is discussed [by some who imply] that God is vengeful and wrathful and Christ is the loving and merciful part of the Godhead.Read More
Assurance of Salvation
My question is about one’s assurance of salvation. Based on your model of salvation as opposed to the common or traditional view of salvation, as being a legal act, when can one be assured of salvation?Read More
Response to Quotes in the Book, Confrontation
I read the book called “Confrontation.” How do you understand the following statement: “The Majesty of heaven, through love and pity for fallen man, proposed to become his substitute and surety. He would bear man’s guilt. He would take the wrath of His Father upon Himself, which otherwise would have fallen upon man because ofRead More
Christ Our Substitute
Can you address the question of how Jesus became our “substitute” and how you see this?Read More
Freewill, Foreknowledge, and Open Theism
In the aftermath of my blog two weeks ago on the question of open theism I received another request to explore the idea of free will and foreknowledge.Read More
Love and Boundaries
I have been blessed by your seminar on “Healing the Mind.” Redefining the definition of unconditional love in light of the law of liberty raises questions in my mind about what our responsibility is to each other.Read More
Is it not true that [you have a link in Come And Reason’s Web Resources to] Greg Boyd is a leading open theist? He advocates a view that God’s omniscience is seeing all possibilities, not the choices that have not yet been made by human free will.Read More
Should Wives Submit to Their Husbands?
My daughter is in a relationship and is hoping to get married, but her Fiance and her have different views on what it means for wives to be submissive to their husbands.Read More
The Economy a sign of the End?
One week ago today my wife, Christie, and I were in Washington DC and with nothing specific to do we decided to walk to the Capital building. The building was surrounded by security and finding we couldn’t get in we went instead to our Congressman Zach Wamp’s office.Read More
Does Sin Contaminate The Sanctuary? Part 2
Continuing with Part 2 of the following email I recieved a couple weeks ago from the topics line… Today I will explore answers to more of the questions highlighted below:Read More