Category Archives: Salvation

John 8:31 – What It Means To Be Free

In John 8:31 Jesus advances His famous, if somewhat puzzling phrase, “if you are my disciples then truth will set you free”. Free from what? And how? … continue reading

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New Perspective Videos

My previous post dealing with John MacArthur touched a nerve with me. This “New Perspective on Paul” topic is rather esoteric because, really, who wants to read theology when the rivers are clear, the weather is mild, and the Skwalas … Continue reading

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Questions Arising from Ephesians 2:8-9

The NIV translation of Ephesians 2:8-9 is For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith–and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God– not by works, so that no one can boast. This passage (among … Continue reading

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Hope and the Rejection of Utopia

One of the puzzling questions raised by the story of Adam and Eve is why they would reject the worry-free existence of an immortal life in Utopia for a life of struggle that can only and ultimately end in death. … Continue reading

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