Category: Jesus Christ

“Western Education is Sin”, Said the Guy Using Western Eduation to Attack Western Education.

Boka Haram, it turns out, mean “Western Education is Sin”.  So, why is Baka Haram using Western Education in their Terrorist Activities?  Also, Flip it Forward gets flipped out the door, Heaven is more real than Son of God, the Supreme Courts says it’s okay to pray, and a gay divorcee is glad gays are just like other divorcees.  Seriously, he is.  That and it’s Good Shepherd Sunday.

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“Flip It Forward” is gone after Home and Garden network get’s cold feet

“Heaven is for Real” has beaten “Son of God” in Box office returns

Supreme Court says prayer in town meetings is constitutional

Bishop Gene Robinson Divorces his husband

Boka Haram alleged to have abducted more girls in Nigeria

“Where Did I Go Wrong With My Witness?”

On Christian Evangelism and Perserverance.

So the person you’re witnessing to doesn’t believe in God or Hell. What do you do? You could try to make him feel guilty under the law, but he doesn’t believe in any of that. Now what? On Radical Grace Radio we talk about what you could do besides just give up.


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Justification and Propitiation

Where Can We Find Forgiveness?

This edition of Radical Grace Radio is the beginning of a re-release of four programs that began with an episode that goes into Justification and Propitiation.

If I were to take a microphone with me right now out on the street and ask Christians how important the forgiveness of sins is to the Christian Faith, I’m certain that nearly all them would agree that it is most important. But if I were to ask this same group of Christians how is it that God forgiving sins amounts to salvation, there would be all kinds of answers. The problem with many of the answers is that too often what is said is that salvation comes from either us having cleaned up our act, or that we’ve quote “believed” unquote, and that these things are the conditions we must meet in order to stand before the Holy and Righteous God. On the one hand there are people who teach that Salvation comes from obeying the law and that obedience is rewarded by God with Salvation, while on the other hand more Christians would teach that it’s by faith that we are saved and that only by believing in Jesus Christ can salvation come to the sinner.

But both of these definitions amount to the same thing. On the one hand people who teach Works, called Pelagians, are obviously teaching that we can manipulate God by obeying his law, as if we could ever hold our many works over God that he would have to owe us something in return. But, all too often the opposite teaching, that we are saved by faith, is stated like this: If you believe God and believe that Jesus Christ is Lord and Savior, that’s ALL you have to do to be saved, as if you can manipulate God by performing the ONE work that God will accept. But scripture teaches us that no one will be justified by works before God. So what gives?

The Bible talks about “salvation” in a different way, in terms of being “justified”. Indeed, the Apostle Paul talks about how God “Justifies the wicked”. But again, we have to be careful, because a lot people would say, “oh, I know what Justified means. “Just as if I’d never sinned”. Well, in this program, as always, we refuse to talk down to people, but rather would tell them the truth the way the truth really is. To be Justified is something more than just forgiveness. Wicked, constantly sinful people need more than forgiveness to make it to heaven, and that’s what we’re going to talk about on this edition of Radical Grace Radio.


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The Ex-Christian: Broken by the Church?

A profile of the Ex-Christian

Think carefully. How many times have you heard from someone that they used to be a Christian, but they no longer are? How many times have you heard them say they used to believe in Jesus Christ as their only hope of salvation, but now say they no longer believe that? Or that they wish they could believe it but they just can’t?

This year on Radical Grace Radio, we’re taking on the toughest of cases: Those broken by the church. They no longer believe, and many times they are either very sad about it or angry! Take, for instance, all the atheists out there who used to evangelicals, but now say that the Christian religion is evil!

Stick with us this year as we take on this important topic.
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The Ex-Christian: Broken by the Church?

The Parable of the Ten Virgins

Episode 48: How Much Glory is enough for God?

This time on Radical Grace we asked the question, “how much glory is enough for God?”, to which we reply, “all glory and honor and praise belong to Him”. Pretty simple? Well, some people say things like this: “My righteousness is about 55%, but Jesus thankfully makes up the difference”. Doesn’t that take away from the Glory that God deserves?

Also, we take another parable, the 10 Virgins in Luke Chapter 25, and look at it from a Law and Gospel perspective.

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The Lost Son

Episode 47: The Parable of the Prodigal Son

In this edition of Radical Grace, we spend some time with the parable of the Prodigal Son. This fascinating look at the parable is another exercise in dividing Law and Gospel and should not be missed.

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The Good Samaritan

Episode 46: “Unbelievable Power Cards”

This week on Radical Grace we talk about “Power Verses” as Evangelicals call them and look at how all too often people choose law verses rather than gospel verses. Also we take a look at the parable of the good Samaritan from a Law and Gospel perspective.

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That Woman Stole My Blessing!

Pigsicles!

In this edition of Radical Grace Radio we analyze an incident that occurred in Dearborne Mich, where a group of Christians were stoned by Muslims… or so the story goes. But more importantly we examine a situation where a Synagogue leader named Jairus has a problem: His daughter is dying and Jesus is standing around listening to a long drawn out story about blood and doctors.

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