WWUTT: Election?

Take heart Christian, you are elect! According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with His blood. (1 Peter 1:2) In love, God predestined you for His glory! In love, He predestined us for adoption to Himself as Sons and daughters through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of His will to the praise of His glorious grace! (Ephesians 1:4-5) Your name was written before the foundation of the world in … [Read more...]

Ask Pastor John: Is It Sinful to Watch Porn with My Spouse?

Welcome back to the Ask Pastor John podcast. Once again we are going to address a sensitive subject today that is not suitable for younger listeners. And sadly this is a question we get a lot — a lot more than you might think Pastor John — somewhere around 30 times over the years. It comes to us sometimes from men, but mostly from perplexed women. Most recently the question comes from an anonymous listener who simply asks: “Pastor John, is it sinful to watch pornography with my spouse before sex? … [Read more...]

WWUTT: Music and Movies Can’t Be Christian?

Christian musicians are fond of saying things like, "We're not a Christian band, were Christians in a band." ...and think they're being profound.Frontman John Foreman was once asked if Switchfoot is a Christian band.  He answered: "To be honest, this question grieves me because I feel that this represents a much bigger issue than simply a couple Switchfoot tunes. In true Socratic form, let me ask you a few questions: Does Lewis or Tolkien mention Christ in any of their fictional series? … [Read more...]

WWUTT: Does the Bible Really Say Homosexuality Is Sin?

1 Corinthians 6:9-10 says: Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the Kingdom of God. Many critics claim that passages like this one and 1 Timothy 1:9-10… Understand this, that the law is not laid down for the just but for the lawless and disobedient, for the u … [Read more...]

WWUTT: Men Don’t Be Angry, Women Be Modest?

I desire that in every place the men should pray lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling. Likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel with modesty and self-control. Not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire, but with what is proper for women who profess Godliness – with good works (1 Timothy 2:8-10) The Apostle Paul wrote to Timothy about being sound in doctrine. If you put these things before the brothers, you will be a good servant of Christ … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 173: Demystifying the End Times, Part 3

[display_podcast]Picture him there, a grizzled, stooped, aged apostle, marooned on an island of rock, confined to a cave.See him in your mind’s eye, with quill to parchment, writing fast and furiously in a mad dash to record everything that he is now seeing and hearing.Our old (and at the time of his writing Revelation) very old friend, the beloved apostle John.Writing, as you will hear in this PODCAST, what sounds like a fantastical tale in specific, yet an all-too-plausible scen … [Read more...]