Pragmatism: What Is Pragmatism

What is pragmatism? Basically it is a philosophy that says that results determine meaning, truth, and value — what will work becomes a more important question than what is true. As Christians, we are called to trust what the Lord says, preach that message to others, and leave the results to Him. But many have …

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Compromise – John MacArthur

When it comes to matters of principle – moral and ethical foundations, biblical absolutes, the axioms of God’s Word, God’s clear commands, and the truthfulness of God Himself – it is never right to compromise. John MacArthur The Book on Leadership, 2004, p. 51.

Worldliness – C. H. Spurgeon

Worldliness: It is clear to every one who is willing to see it that laxity of doctrine is either the parent of worldliness, or is in some other way very near akin to it. The men who give up the old faith are the same persons who plead for latitude as to general conduct. The …

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Scripture, Tradition, and Rome – Part 1 Part 2

John MacArthur The tendency to venerate tradition is very strong in religion. The world is filled with religions that have been following set traditions for hundreds–even thousands–of years. Cultures come and go, but religious tradition shows an amazing continuity. In fact, many ancient religions–including Druidism, Native American religions, and several of the oriental cults–eschewed written …

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Catholic Mysticism In The Emerging Church

Richard Bennett, a former Roman Catholic Priest … “Catholic Mysticism and the Emerging Church may be one of the most important topics that we have addressed. Catholic mysticism has helped mightily to transform the New Age Movement from being counter-culture to being embraced by Evangelicals, and Western civilization as such. Catholic mysticism has affected almost …

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The Apathy of The Modern Church (2)

CHSpurgeon “Everywhere there is apathy.Nobody cares whether that which is preached is true or false.

A Sermon is a sermon whatever the subject; only, the shorter it is, the better.”

Charles H. Spurgeon (1834-1892)