Author-Greg Elmquist

When is a Sinner Saved?

Posted by admin on April 30, 2018 at 11:13 am

When is a Sinner Saved? Men have debated this questions for millenniums. Most of the controversy stems from man’s effort to reconcile the temporal to the eternal. Living in a world of time and space, he tries to define the when in this question as a single event! Scripture settles all controversies. So, what sayeth [...]

Exclusive and Inclusive

Posted by admin on April 16, 2018 at 12:20 pm

Exclusive and Inclusive Greg Elmquist The gospel of God’s grace in Christ Jesus is both exclusive and inclusive. It is a double-edged sword. It cuts people out and it cuts people in. The exclusivity of God’s gospel will not allow a person to be saved while believing another gospel. One’s complete hope and trust must [...]

THE OFFENSE OF THE CROSS

Posted by admin on April 9, 2018 at 6:52 am

THE OFFENSE OF THE CROSS Let us not confuse Brashness with Boldness. What some want to believe is the offense of the gospel is just their own offensive personality. A martyr mentality is another form of self-righteousness. Now, that being said, the gospel of God’s grace in Christ is offensive to the natural man. The [...]

‘Holier than thou’ or ‘Chief of sinners’?

Posted by admin on March 31, 2018 at 12:53 pm

‘Holier than thou’ or ‘Chief of sinners’? The Lord judges the self-righteousness in Is. 65 for believing themselves to be “Holier than thou”. In contrast, the Apostle Paul confesses himself to be the “chief of sinners”. The truth is that all men believe themselves to be one or the other. Which one we believe ourselves [...]

Sovereign or Superior Grace?

Posted by admin on March 18, 2018 at 4:42 am

Sovereign or Superior Grace? Many, I have found report to believe in Sovereign Grace. They speak of their love for a God who sovereignly elected a people, a Christ who sovereignly atoned for those particular people alone, and a Spirit who sovereignly and successfully regenerates the same chosen people. In their confessions, they boldly and [...]

Why do God’s preachers preach?

Posted by admin on March 4, 2018 at 9:12 am

Why do God’s preachers preach? When God calls a man to preach the glorious gospel of His free grace, He puts in his heart a hope behind his preaching. Like his Master, he has been sent to, “preach the gospel to the poor, to heal the broken hearted, to preach deliverance to the captive, recover [...]

Grace or Works?

Posted by admin on November 28, 2017 at 8:55 am

Grace or Works? Rom 11:6 And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work. Is the whole of our salvation accomplished by the finished work of our Holy Substitute? [...]

He is all

Posted by admin on November 28, 2017 at 8:50 am

Numerous churches would describe themselves as “Christ centered”, and many preachers would describe their preaching as “Christ centered preaching”. While on the surface this may seem like a good thing, in reality it is not. The statement implies that Christ is the focus, and everything else takes a backseat to Christ. But that is not [...]

WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE?

Posted by admin on September 7, 2017 at 11:57 am

WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE? The prophet Isaiah asked the question every enlightened child of God wonders at. “Who hath believed our report?” When those that know the Truth consider what men believe ( and what they once believed ), they stand amazed at the lunacy of the human race. Men will believe a lie before [...]

What Is The Gospel?

Posted by admin on July 28, 2017 at 9:46 am

What Is The Gospel? After all the logic, after all the reasoning, when the smoke blows away and the dust settles we are left finally with this piercing question. We know that, “The gospel is the [only] power of God unto salvation to everyone that believes …” “Neither is there salvation in any other: for [...]