Tag Archive | atonement

The Consistency of God’s Justification

I found a gem on justification, written by J.I. Packer, that can be found here: Let me quote from it: God’s justifying judgment seems strange, for pronouncing sinners righteous may appear to be precisely the unjust action on the judge’s part that God’s own law forbade (Deut. 25:1; Prov. 17:15). Yet it is in fact […]

Views on Atonement

Lots of folk don’t think too much about the atonement of Christ. For whom did the Lord of Heaven drink the cup of wrath? What is the implication of the various views of this issue? I do not know who put this chart together, but pray it is provocative and helpful to you as it […]

Sermon of the week: “Sovereign Election, Israel & Eschatology (a.k.a. Why Every Self-Respecting Calvinist is a Premillennialist)” by John MacArthur.

Your sermon of the week is Sovereign Election, Israel & Eschatology (a.k.a. Why Every Self-Respecting Calvinist is a Premillennialist) by John MacArthur. This is the message that caused a stir a few years ago when MacArthur delivered it at the Shepherd’s Conference. Not all the contributors on this blog agree with MacArthur on this subject, […]

For Whom Did Christ Die? The Simple Logic of Limited Atonement

Did Christ Die for All Men? Or Did He Die for Only Some Men? “The simple logic of  Limited Atonement or particular redemption” At some point in our Christian walk we must ask ourselves this vital question: “Who did Christ die for?” A huge portion of our theology is wrapped up in this little question, […]

Sermon of the week: “Atonement and Justification – The Pharisee and the Tax Collector” by John MacArthur.

Your sermon of the week is Atonement and Justification: The Pharisee and the Tax Collector by John MacArthur. A great message from a great portion of Scripture.

Sermon of the week: “The Rich Man and Lazarus” by John MacArthur.

Your sermon of the week is on the subject of Hell in the sobering message The Rich Man and Lazarus by John MacArthur. This sermon is a follow-up to this previous message by MacArthur. I encourage you to listen to them both.

Sermon of the week: “Three Reasons to Fear God” by John MacArthur.

Your sermon of the week is Three Reasons to Fear God by John MacArthur. MacArthur begins this sermon by asking those in attendance what they would preach if they had one opportunity to speak in the largest church. He then reveals that when Jesus preached to the largest audience He had, He preached on the […]

Rob Bell’s theology taken to its logical conclusion.

HT: Sacred Sandwich

The outrageous love of God.

Sermon of the week: “The Gift That Nobody Wants” by Paul Washer.

Your sermon of the week is The Gift that Nobody Wants by Paul Washer. Prepare to have your toes stepped on.

The sacrificial lamb.

Sermon of the week: “The Grim Reality of the Last Days” by John MacArthur.

Your sermon of the week is The Grim Reality of the Last Days by John MacArthur. This is not a topic Joel Osteen would dare touch, and it’s definitely not a message for the faint-hearted. Mike Ratliff had this to say about this sermon: John MacArthur preached something I had never heard before, which compared […]

Sermon of the week: “The Rise and Fall of the World” by John MacArthur.

Your sermon of the week is The Rise and Fall of the World by John MacArthur from his study in the book of Daniel. The Rise and Fall of the World (Part 1) The Rise and Fall of the World (Part 2) The Rise and Fall of the World (Part 3)

Sermon of the week: “Why Every Calvinist Should be a Premillennialist” by John MacArthur.

I was tempted to replace the image for this week’s speaker to that of a can of worms. Judging by the title of the sermon, you can imagine why.  Your sermon of the week (in six parts) is Why Every Calvinist Should Be a Premillennialist by John MacArthur. I expect that this sermon will cause […]

Sermon of the week: “Evangelizing Your World” by John MacAthur.

Your sermon of the week, Evangelizing Your World, is yet another fine message by John MacArthur that I encourage the readers of DefCon to check out.

Sermon of the week: “The Sufficiency of Scripture” by John MacArthur.

Your sermon of the week is The Sufficiency of Scripture by John MacArthur. In this message MacArthur defends the perspicuity of the Bible starting from the very first attack against God’s Word in the Garden of Eden all the way up to the current attack on God’s Word by the Emergent movement. This is one […]

Sermon of the week: “The Sanctifying Shepherd” by John MacArthur.

Another great message for your sermon of the week, The Sanctifying Shepherd, was delivered at the 2009 Resolved Conference John MacArthur has a bold proclamation for pastors: Quit trying to be funny and entertaining; be a sanctifying shepherd to your congregation. And if you’re not a pastor, MacArthur’s plea to you is: find a sanctifying […]

A little bit of Heaven in a mall food court.

This video moved me to tears. It is an encouragement for those who belong to the Lord to see Him glorified so beautifully in song in the unlikeliest of places. I liken this video to things yet to come in two ways: 1). The beautiful worship of the Lamb that was slain by His redeemed […]

The poorest man in the world.

The following sobering piece comes from the Fruin family currently serving as missionaries in Mexico: _____________________________ The Meeting It was dusk on Friday evening as we were driving up the dirt road that we call the short-cut to our home that sits in the middle of a ranch in northern Mexico. We were on an uphill, […]

Sermon of the week: “A Tale of Two Sons” by John MacArthur.

Your sermon of the week is a wonderful exposition of the parable of the prodigal son like you’ve never heard before, entitled A Tale of Two Sons. This sermon by John MacArthur was delivered at the 2006 Resolved Conference. I found this to be a delightfully fresh teaching on this well-known parable, an insight that […]

Sermon of the week: “A Theology of Creation” by John MacArthur.

Two weeks ago we concluded our evolution / creation series by John MacArthur entitled The Battle for the Beginning. As a follow-up to that series I present this week’s sermon of the week by John MacArthur entitled A Theology of Creation. This is a great message that covers the subject of creation, evangelicals who reject […]

Sermon of the week: “The Implications of Evolution” by John MacArthur.

Your sermon of the week is the final installment from John MacArthur’s series The Battle for the Beginning, entitled The Implications of Evolution. We’ve been featuring this series every other week since May and you can find the whole series on MacArthur’s website here. We will be featuring one more sermon from MacArthur on the […]

Sermon of the week: “Evangelism” by Kirk Cameron.

Your sermon of the week is Evangelism by Kirk Cameron from the 2005 Resolved Conference.

Sermon of the week: “Creation, Day 6″ by John MacArthur.

Your sermon of the week is Creation, Day 6 by John MacArthur (three parts) from his series The Battle for the Beginning. We’ve been featuring this series every other week. The next installment will be in two weeks. Creation, Day 6 (Part One) Creation, Day 6 (Part Two) Creation, Day 6 (Part Three)

Sermon of the week “Creation, Day 5″ by John MacArthur.

Your sermon of the week is Creation, Day 5 by John MacArthur from his series The Battle for the Beginning. We’ve been featuring this series every other Thursday. The next installment will be in two weeks.

Sermon of the week: “Creation, Day 4″ by John MacArthur.

Your sermon of the week is Creation, Day 4 by John MacArthur from his series The Battle for the Beginning. We’ve been featuring this series every other week. The next installment will be in two weeks.

Sermon of the week: “Creation, Day 3″ by John MacArthur.

Your sermon of the week is Creation, Day 3 by John MacArthur from his series The Battle for the Beginning. We’ve been featuring this series every other week. The next installment will be in two weeks.

Sermon of the week: “Creation, Day 2″ by John MacArthur.

Your sermon of the week is Creation, Day 2 by John MacArthur from his series The Battle for the Beginning. We’ve been featuring this series every other week on DefCon. The next installment will be in two weeks.

Sermon of the week “The How, Why, and When of Creation” by John MacArthur.

Your sermon of the week is the third edition of John MacArthur’s The Battle for the Beginning series with a two-part message entitled The How, Why, and When of Creation. The How, Why, and When of Creation (Part One) The How, Why, and When of Creation (Part Two)

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“He humbled Himself.” – Philippians 2:8 Jesus is the great teacher of lowliness of heart.  We need daily to learn of Him.  See the Master taking a towel and washing His disciples’ feet!  Follower of Christ, wilt thou not humble thyself?  See Him as the Servant of servants, and surely thou canst not be proud!  […]