Tag: Salvation

The Exclusivity of Christ: A Compassionate and Humble Doctrine

As you share the gospel with your friends, family members, classmates, and business colleagues, you may find that they tolerate much of your worldview until you press the point that Jesus is the one true Savior and the only one who can deliver them from eternal judgment and bring them into right relationship with God. In other words, your spiritual conversations may coast rather smoothly until you land on the exclusivity of Christ. Continue reading “The Exclusivity of Christ: A Compassionate and Humble Doctrine”

The Vital Distinction Between Union and Communion with Christ

In medieval theology, union with Christ was not a fixed reality; it was something that could fluctuate and change over one’s spiritual pilgrimage. It was the believer’s responsibility, therefore, to seek greater and more complete union with Christ through prayer, the sacraments, obedience, and so on.

The Reformers, however, believed the Scriptures made a distinction between union with Christ and communion with Christ. Continue reading “The Vital Distinction Between Union and Communion with Christ”