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Christianity and Islam

Michael Horton on Christ and Islam: When Christians do “Christendom,” they are dangerously misinterpreting the whole character of Christ’s teaching concerning his kingdom. They must interpret the Old Testament allegorically, as if it were a pattern that any modern nation could invoke. They must confuse the old and new covenants—the geopolitical theocracy established at Mount Sinai with Christ’s reign from Mount Zion. They must ignore Christ’s explicit statements that his kingdom is distinct from Caesar’s, that instead of holy war believers are to suffer persecution for their witness and pray… Read more Christianity and Islam

Of first importance…

Of First Importance – The Cross and Resurrection at the Center by Al Mohler… The cross and the empty tomb stand at the center of the Christian faith. Without these, there is no good news — no salvation.  more

The Suffering of Christ and the Sovereignty of God

In conceiving a universe in which to display the glory of his grace, God did not choose plan b. This was the moment – Good Friday – for which everything in the universe was planned. There could be no greater display of the glory of the grace of God than what happened at Calvary. Everything leading to it and everything flowing from it is explained by it, including all the suffering in the world.  John Piper Click here for the entire message.