Why the Investigative Judgment Matters

Why the Investigative Judgment Matters

Another question that was raised by the Spectrum article mentioned above is why the individual Christian should care about doctrines like the Investigative Judgment (IJ), the Sanctuary, 1844, etc. Here are some of those reasons: 1. An understanding the Old Testament sanctuary service provides strong confirmation that the Classical Arminian perspect

“Let Both Grow Together”

“Let Both Grow Together”

The Lord does not leave the work of judging to finite man; for unless the Holy Spirit sanctifies the soul, man cannot be a cautious, safe judge. In the parable of the wheat and the tares, the Lord gave special directions to warn his disciples against uprooting those from the church who they supposed were spurious Christians. He had said, "Judge not

Facing God’s Judgment Without Fear

Facing God’s Judgment Without Fear

The sight of Shylock’s gleaming knife struck terror and fear into Antonio’s heart. Antonio had defaulted on a loan from Shylock, and as one of the conditions of the contract, Shylock had stipulated taking a pound of Antonio’s flesh. Standing before the jury, Antonio is now overwhelmed with the dreadful thought of Shylock’s sword. These fears domina