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David Platt: ‘What is a Biblical Response to the Gospel?’ Answer: Calvinism?

Well known Reformed Southern Baptist pastor David Platt caused a stir last year by criticizing the sinner’s prayer – the traditional prayer most Baptists (and several other groups) teach new believers to pray to “accept Christ.”

At that time David passionately pointed out that the practice is not in the Bible, that our role is not to “accept” Christ, and that Christians should not practice something that is not in the Bible.

Recently, David sat down to answer some follow up questions about his statement last year. In this short video, David answers the question, “If there is not a specific prayer to pray, how then should we respond to the gospel?” Here’s his answer: Continue reading

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The Butterfly Circus: A Short Film About Brokenness & New Life

“Love your neighbor as yourself” … but what if you don’t love yourself? What if you’ve bought into the lies the world spills upon you daily?

When we don’t love others, we hurt.

We hurt, because we live contrary to our design, and when we rebel against the blueprint, we tend to adopt the blues.

That being said, I love this film – it’s well worth 20 minutes of your time. It is a gospel sermon.


“We love because He first loved us …” – 1 John 4:19 – when one grasps the love God has for them they possess the ability to give to others, and that’s what we are all designed to do.

That’s living according to the blueprint.


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