The danger of scraping away supernaturalism from the gospel

In The (unadjusted) Gospel, R. Albert Mohler Jr. writes about the danger of anti-supernaturalism to the gospel. He writes:   “Rudolf Bultmann wrote, “It is impossible to use electric lights and the wireless, and to avail ourselves of modern medical and surgical discoveries, and at the same time to believe in the New Testament world of demons and spirits.” This is a quintessential statement of … Continue reading The danger of scraping away supernaturalism from the gospel

You won’t know the whole counsel of God unless you read the hard passages in the Bible

Albert Mohler Jr. had this to say: “The Bible’s hard passages help us grasp a fuller understanding of the whole counsel of God. If we skip over challenging passages, we will become biblically impoverished. Consequently, when out Bible reading is impoverished, so too is our growth in godliness. We must seek to understand the Bible’s difficult parts by reference to its clearer parts. As the … Continue reading You won’t know the whole counsel of God unless you read the hard passages in the Bible

Warning: God’s word is invasive

“For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.” Hebrews 4:12 (NIV) “The description of the Bible as a sword that can pierce and divide the soul demonstrates the invasive quality of the Word. When we approach Scripture with a … Continue reading Warning: God’s word is invasive