Friday, October 9, 2015
Frequently Abused Verses: Is the Social Gospel the Whole Gospel?
“Preach the gospel; if necessary, use words,” is a mantra that is a darling of social gospel activists. That quote, wrongly attributed to Francis of Assisi, is wielded when it’s time to poke zealous evangelists in the eye, or make social work into a form of evangelism.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Frequently Abused Verses: Is God's Primary Concern My Physical Blessing?
Throughout this series on Scripture’s “Frequently Abused Verses,” we’ve seen how God’s Word has been misunderstood and misapplied, as well as instances when it is intentionally twisted to accommodate blasphemous lies and spurious doctrines. Today we’re going to consider how the misappropriation of one verse—3 John 2—triggered a heretical movement that has been a scourge for God’s people and blight on the testimony of the church for more than half of a century.
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