Kings, Prophets, and Presidents: A Warning about Power Abuse (Part 1 of 4)

I never imagined I’d be comparing these two kings of Israel: David, arguably their greatest monarch, and Ahab, reportedly one of their worst! At first glance these two men have nothing in common, until we look at their common abuse of power. Refresh your memory of their narratives here. Even the best of people are …

“Victims of Injustice Are Just a Bunch of Whiners!” Really?

Is John MacArthur Right About Social Justice? (Part 4 of 6) I looked and saw all the oppression that was taking place under the sun: I saw the tears of the oppressed—and they have no comforter; power was on the side of their oppressors––and they have no comforter. Ecclesiastes 4:1 Here’s what we’ve covered so far in …

The “Full Gospel”

  Is John MacArthur Right About Social Justice? (Part 3 of 6) “The story of the fall from the book of Genesis tells of relational damage in four directions: between the self and God, the self and the self, the self and other people, and the self and the created order. The gospel story must …