“We preach Christ crucified” – Do we?

Martyn-Lloyd Jones:

lloyd-jones“I am increasingly convinced that so much in the state of the Christian church today is to be explained chiefly by the fact that for nearly a hundred years the church has been preaching morality and ethics, and not the Christian faith. It is this preaching of the ‘good life’, or being ‘a good little gentleman’, and of viewing religion as ‘morality touched by emotion’, as Matthew Arnold put it, that has been the curse. Such men have shed the doctrines; they dislike any idea of atonement, they dismiss the whole notion of the miraculous and the supernatural, and ridicule talk about re-birth. Christianity to them is that which teaches a man to live a good life.”  (Life in the Spirit, 19)

(HT: Matthew Morizio)

Peter serves as a pastor-teacher, at home and abroad, resourcing gospel-centred communities.

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