Category Archives: Great Commission

John Frame: “The gospel is not limited to justification by faith. It is focused on God and his coming.”

The gospel is good news about the coming of a King. This is plain in Isaiah, where the prophet gives us important background for understanding “gospel”: “How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis on the demonic desire to make Christianity a means to social justice (or anything else)

Lewis is writing as “Uncle Screwtape”, a veteran demon who is tutoring his nephew in the art of temptation. This being the case, God is referred to as “the Enemy”. About the general connection between Christianity and politics, our position … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon on the missionary call: “The Mission languishes for want of men.”

Speaking to the students of the pastor’s college of which he was president, Spurgeon remarked: We ought not to put it on this foot,–not, “Can I prove that I ought to go?” but, “Can I prove that I ought not to go?” … Continue reading

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