If All Religions Are True – If all religions are true, then God is cruel. And not just cruel—God is an incompetent, cosmic child-abuser.
Two Favored Sons – Want to know how to read the Old Testament? Here’s a quick primer: Martin Luther said that everything bad in the Old Testament (and there’s a lot) is there to point out our sin, while everything good in the Old Testament is there to point us to our Savior.
Dragged Into the Kingdom, Kicking and Screaming – God often pursues us long before we have any inkling of what he’s up to. More often than not, we don’t like the pursuit.
Can Natural Man Do Good? – The unbeliever’s moral inability to do good—good that may be credited to his account by way of righteousness—means that there is only one possible way of salvation: it must come from outside himself.
Salvation In A Dementia Ward – “I know who you are,” she growled at me with eyes I could now see were wild with fear and anger. “You are Mr. Holy-Holy-Holy!”
Tolerance has become such a god in our culture that not to have it is heresy. The effect is that tolerance swallows up truth, negating any need to search for things that might offend or challenge our preferences. It conveniently avoids the notion that certain things might just apply to all of us, no matter who we are or what we believe. It is a comfortable place to be, for it challenges nothing but truth, but it may also be a dangerous home to inhabit. – From the book Truth Matters.