The following is from Oneplace.com:
A Matter of Life and Death! by Adrian Rogers
"But God, Who is rich in mercy, for His great love wherewith He loved us. Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ..." Ephesians 2:5.
Q: Is man terribly sick and needs to be healed?
A: No! Man is dead, and he needs life!
We need to understand that it's not just that something is wrong — something is drastically wrong — radically wrong! We are dead! If we're without the Lord Jesus Christ, we're dead. Ephesians 2:1 says, "And you hath He quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins."
The Wages of Sin...
You see, the reason we're dead is that we're sinners. Who would stand up and deny that he has broken God's laws? We know we have. AndEzekiel 18:20 says, "The soul that sinneth, it shall die." We have a sinful nature. We inherited it from our parents, they from theirs, and they from Adam.David the psalmist said, "In sin did my mother conceive me." That doesn't mean that she was a sinner when she conceived him. It means that he was conceived with a sinful nature. And that nature was a permanent part of him. We also are born into sin and, therefore, death.
READ MORE: http://www.oneplace.com/ministries/love-worth-finding/read/articles/a-matter-of-life-and-death-9057.html
"One of my favorite Christian writers (that's putting it mildly), C.S.Lewis, did not believe in a literal Adam and Eve, and I do not question the reality or soundness of his personal faith." - Pastor Tim Keller
The following is from Way of Life Literature:
[C.S.] Lewis rejected the fundamental doctrines of the infallible inspiration of Scripture and “penal substitutionary atonement” and believed in purgatory and baptismal regeneration (“C.S. Lewis Superstar,” Christianity Today, Dec. 2005). Lewis rejected the historicity of Jonah and Job. He believed in prayers to the dead and confession to a priest. He held to theistic evolution, believing that “man is physically descended from animals” and calling the Genesis account of creation “a Hebrew folk tale” (Lewis, The Problem of Pain). He denied the eternal torment of hell and claimed that followers of pagan religions can be saved without acknowledging Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour (Lewis, Mere Christianity; The Chronicles of Narnia: The Last Battle). - David Cloud
For more from David Cloud (Way of Life) about Lewis see the free eBook: Evangelicals and C.S. Lewis. Also see: C.S. Lewis - Why So Popular Among Evangelicals?
Cautions for Mere Christianity
A Thumbnail of C.S. Lewis's Troubling Theology ...orthodox or heterodox?
C.S. Lewis, the Sneaky Pagan
C. S. Lewis Superstar
C.S. Lewis: The Man and His Myths
Wretched TV with Todd Friel - Beware of C.S. Lewis' HERESIES
No Compromise Radio - Michael Beasley Interview RE: CS Lewis
Pastor Mike [Abendroth] interviews Michael Beasley on today’s show. They discuss a book Michael recent wrote called “Altar to an Unknown Love: Rob Bell, C.S. Lewis, and the Legacy of the Art and Thought of Man” [see below]. If you are a C.S. Lewis fan, you might want to listen to this show.
Altar to an Unknown Love: Rob Bell, C.S. Lewis, and the Legacy of the Art and Thought of Man
Altar to an Unknown Love: Rob Bell, C.S. Lewis, and the Legacy of the Art and Thought of Man by Michael Beasley
eBook and paperback - available at amazon.com. For more information about this book, go to: ataul.thearmoury.org. For more information about The Armoury Ministries, go to: www.thearmouryministries.org
2 Timothy 3:1,4: "In the last days...men will be...lovers of hedonism [φιλήδονοι]..."
For centuries, the world of professing Christendom has faced countless contests regarding the nature of God's justice and love, as well as the doctrines of Heaven and Hell. Rob Bell's book, Love Wins, is just another illustration of this reality. The entire protest revolving around Bell's book was fairly dramatic, however, it produced more smoke and heat than productive light. Despite the loud complaints leveled against the controversial author of Love Wins, what he unveiled in his book should have produced little surprise. There is a very important and untold story behind the whole Bell debate that must be passed on for the sake of future generations. The mystery and oddity of this conflict has revealed a systemic problem - one that is much greater than the premature protests surrounding Rob Bell. Altar to an Unknown Love addresses the untold story which stands behind the scenes of Bell's particular views of theology. What the reader may find surprising is that Bell's teachings are remarkably familiar, and have even been promoted, whether directly or indirectly, by some of Bell's loudest critics. All of this points to a great opportunity for the church in the present day. The conflict surrounding Rob Bell actually supplies an opportunity to rediscover our need to go back to the Scriptures themselves, rather than to the teachings and traditions of men. This is an opportunity for the church to rediscover the priority of Sola Scriptura, now, and for the generations to come.
- See more: http://www.thearmoury.org/2014/09/altar-to-unknown-love-rob-bell-cs-lewis.html
The Armoury: TAMB: Doug Wilson, J.R.R. Tolkien, G.K. Chesterton, & C.S. Lewis
Were J.R.R. Tolkien, G.K. Chesterton, and C.S. Lewis saved? Doug Wilson (pastor of Christ Church in Moscow, Idaho) was recently asked this question and many of his answers reveal the troubling implications of his “Federal Vision” theology. This program addresses Wilson’s answers to this question – Doug Wilson, J.R.R. Tolkien, G.K. Chesterton, & C.S. Lewis
Southwest Radio Ministries: Narnia
Radio program: Who Was C.S. Lewis? with Jerry Guiltner & Larry Spargimino
Windows media Real Audio
Chronicles of Narnia: Wholesome Entertainment or Gateway to Paganism (book)
The Blasphemy of Purgatory by Chris Nelson
Did C. S. Lewis Go to Heaven? (The Trinity Foundation)
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