Can you decide your works don’t count?

When I hear someone talk about being justified because of their faith, I often wonder if that person believes that God declared them legally righteous BECAUSE they “had faith,” irrespective of where they claim to have received the faith that they exercised. I think that many people think this. However, I have to wonder how […]

Does “simple” mean less content or misdirection?

Have you heard the claim that the gospel is so simple that even a child can understand it? I was recently told that the gospel was much “simpler” than what I was, at that moment, explaining. However, this person’s definition of “simple” and my definition of “simple” differed quite greatly when it came to agreeing […]