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  • Harold Camping: False Prophet?

    from R.C. Sproul Jr. May 19, 2011 Category: Articles

    As I type we are still days away from the purported rapture of the church, as predicted by Bible teacher and radio guru Harold Camping. Though his first prediction, that Jesus would return in 1994 failed, that hasn’t kept him from predicting, nor his followers from expecting that Jesus would come for His own May 21, 2011. Which raises the question- when the sun rises again on May 22, are we warranted in concluding that Harold Camping is a false prophet? The Bible, after all, says that one way to distinguish the false from the true prophet is to see if their prophecies come true. What God speaks happens. What men predict usually does not. Keep Reading
  • How Do We Learn to Best Pick Our Battles?

    from R.C. Sproul Jr. May 14, 2011 Category: Articles

    The devil, who is more crafty than any of the beasts of the field is well aware of the nature of our warfare. He knows that eternity is at stake, and delights first to make us forget the reality of the war. As we identify with the world we lose sight of the antithesis, and find ourselves at home in Babylon. If, however, we are rightly conscious of the battle, such doesn’t mean we are rightly focused on the issues that matter most.  If the devil can distract us, encourage us to focus our energies on peripheral issues, it’s almost as good for him as if we weren’t fighting at all. Keep Reading
  • Imputation, Infusion and Eternal Consequence: A Parable

    from R.C. Sproul Jr. May 10, 2011 Category: Articles

    It is an unfair, gross distortion to hold that Rome teaches justification by works, while we Protestants teach justification by faith.  The more accurate distinction recognizes on both sides the necessity of the work of Christ. Rome affirms that His righteousness is necessary for our salvation, that without it we are without hope. That righteousness, however, becomes ours through infusion. Protestants affirm also that His righteousness is necessary for salvation, that we have no hope without it. It, however, becomes ours through imputation. Keep Reading
  • Links We Liked (5/7/11)

    from Tim Challies May 07, 2011 Category: Articles

    Here is a round-up of some of the notable blogs and articles our team read this week. Keep Reading