What comes first: faith or regeneration?

I saw this question on Facebook yesterday. I figured I would answer it here. The short answer: regeneration. The slightly longer answer is that regeneration

Can I lose my salvation?

We’ve been going through Revelation in church recently and this question seems to crop up a bit. There are various points at which it might

We need gospel clarity

I have lost count of the number of times I have heard a story approximating the following. Somebody has grown up going to church, hearing

God’s highest desire and his maximally glorifying world

Yesterday, I wrote an post suggesting that God was more glorified by the fact that a Joel Osteen sermon was preached than were it not.

Labelling people legalists might make pharisees of us all

There is a term that is, ironically, somewhat liberally thrown around Evangelical circles: legalism. Rarely, I think, do people actually use it correctly. Many seem

The nature of the cross and why Good Friday is still good

In an article I read a while ago, it was pointed out – via the questions surrounding when Christian was saved in Pilgrim’s Progress¬†– that

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