Category Archives: Heresy

Lordship Salvation for “Dummies” ? Examining the Meaning of Faith

Recently I engaged in some discussion with Pastor and blogger Kent Brandenburg. He admittedly embraces a Lordship salvation view of the gospel.  One of his more recent posts was titled “Lordship Salvation for Dummies”.  In it, he explains what he … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to Paul Washer Pt2 – The Gospel’s Power and Message

We have begun our look at Paul Washer’s book The Gospel’s Power and Message.  Let’s see if it gets any better from here. “Anyone who thinks that he knows the gospel well enough to leave it behind and go on … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to MacArthur: Examining the book the The Gospel According to Jesus Pt3 (The Woman at the Well)

We have already seen MacArthur’s example and interpretation of the story of Nicodemus. Now let’s look at his next example of the woman at the well. “He Demands True worship:” “Those who oppose lordship salvation often point to this account … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to MacArthur: Examining the book The Gospel According to Jesus Pt 1

I have heard people say that they are not convinced that John MacArthur teaches another gospel. My book review will attempt to prove that the free grace view and MacArthur’s Calvinistic view are two different things. Due to the length … Continue reading

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Kyle Idleman, Not a Fan, and Common Problems with Lordship Salvation Pt 2

  Continuing where I left off last time, here is part two of my reaction to Kyle Idleman’s book. Idleman, Kyle (2011-06-07). Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus Zondervan. Kindle Edition. Kyle is the pastor of … Continue reading

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Kyle Idleman, Not a Fan, and Common Problems with Lordship Salvation Part 1

Kyle Idleman is the Teaching Pastor at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky and he has written a popular book titled Not a Fan. Idleman, Kyle (2011-06-07). Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus Zondervan. Kindle Edition … Continue reading

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Beware of the “Jesus Died Spiritually” Heresy

This year I have come across some teachers that at first seem sound in certain areas but have various flaws in their theology. One false teaching I would like to call attention to is the idea that Jesus died spiritually … Continue reading

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