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“The idea of a progressive gospel seems to have fascinated many. To us that notion is a sort of cross-breed between nonsense and blasphemy” (Charles Spurgeon).
“A thousand times over, the death knell of the Bible has been sounded, the funeral procession formed, the inscription cut on the tombstone, and committal read. But somehow the corpse never stays put” (Bernard Ramm).
Labels can be divisive. Their inexact nature can obscure the truth of the doctrines of men. Doctrines require healthy examination if they will lead to the salvation of souls. God’s truths are the only firm ground that exists (Psalm 119).
Everything has a name, despite the imperfections of language. Our experiences, prejudices and worldviews, whether for good or ill, make us who we are. These combine to create the perspective through which we view the world.
The labels “liberal” and “conservative” are usually inadequate descriptors. Often in our language, misuse ruins words or their meanings have changed. Read more…