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Self-Care: Self-Service Self-Salvation (21st Century Pelagianism, Come to Roost)

I have something to say, and you’re not going to like it. I don’t like it either.

All the self-care talk ruling the church conferences and retreats and seminars– just as it is in the corporate world, according to my corporate friends– amounts to something dangerously close to a false gospel. 956 more words


Does Jesse Morrell Sin?

Someone wrote me, “Jesse let’s talk about you for a minute. I’ve been told by some mutual friends of ours that you don’t believe you sin anymore.

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"Adam or Me?" by Winkie Pratney Part III


3) Sin is not physical

Many think they have explained the fact of sin in the human race by using a phrase we shall call “Doggie Logic.” It goes essentially like this: “A dog is not a dog because he barks: he barks because he is a dog. 1,671 more words

Total Depravity

The Gratuitous Violence against Jesus Was Yet More Fodder for Divine Restitution...to Him

Jesus did indeed suffer the abuse of sin’s penalty (αμαρτημα), namely, death. But he did so wrongfully, unjustly, as a sin[-offering], not as a “payment for sin” to “satisfy God’s penal justice against sin.” Moreover, he suffered much more abuse than mere death (which was the penalty specified to Adam if he should eat of the wrong tree), so this was gratuitous vice, calling for yet further restitution by God’s judgment. 287 more words

The Atonement

Roger Olson Explains Pelagianism, Semi-Pelagianism, Calvinism, and Arminianism

Well, it has been a long time since I have posted anything here and for that I am sorry. Two years ago, I learned that I would soon be losing my job and that meant that I had to put all my available energy into finding new work. 202 more words