"All Things To All Men"

A Scriptural Consideration of Modern Evangelism Techniques in Light of First Corinthians Chapter Nine

Heaven IS For Real, But…

With all the hype surrounding the latest movie recently released about a near death experience (NDE), millions of people—including Christians—are being duped into believing that the likeness of heaven mirrors the experiences of those who claim to have been there and returned. 90 Minutes in Heaven is just the latest of a long line of books and movies that are lining the pocketbooks of claimants as well as publishing houses and movie studios.

"We Shall Be Saved, Even As They"

Only one Gospel exists that must be proclaimed to a lost and dying world (Gal. 1:6-12). Yet, a realistic look at the “Christian” scene today attests to the fact that there are many “gospels” being proclaimed. Each one of these messages gives its own particular formula for what people must do to be saved. While each of these “gospels” claims that faith in Jesus Christ is important, some add baptism or other church ordinances as prerequisites to the new birth. Others add the works of the law or church membership.

Enlarging Our Coasts

“And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that Thou wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that Thine hand might be with me, and that Thou wouldest keep me from evil that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which he requested.” (1 Chronicles 4:10)

Creation or Evolution: Does It Matter?

This question has stirred much debate over the centuries. Over 20 years ago, the Long Beach Press‑Telegram printed the answers given by four religious leaders, only one of which is true and biblical. Decades later, the answers given by these various religious representatives are still indicative of the beliefs of those who claim to be spiritual leaders in our country. The exact question asked was, "What are your faith's beliefs regarding evolution?" (Press-Telegram, July 4, 1992).

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