Responding To Pelagianism

Is Calvinism Heresy? My Response To Kerrigan Skelly

When feuding with religious folks with whom you have a sharp divide, the discussion can become very intense. Some people will arbitrarily throw out the work “heretic” as a sort of emotional insult. It is almost like saying “You are an idiot.” That departs from the historical and appropriate way in which this word is… read more »

In Defense Of Original Sin. My Response To Kerrigan Skelly

Jesus Christ died for us. He absorbed the penalty that we deserve, the punishment for our sins was accorded to him when he died on the cross and three days later, he rose from the dead. But why? Why are we in such a condition that we would need a Savior? Theologians throughout the centuries… read more »

Is It Possible For A True Christian To Sin? A Response To Kerrigan Skelly

Simul Justus et Peccator. We are simultaneously justified and sinners. This is one of the great expressions of the reformation that sought to crystalize the biblical data concerning our justification and our sanctification. There is a sense in which our sins have been remitted (Acts 2:38), wiped away (Acts 3:19), washed away (Acts 22:16), we… read more »