The Abomination of Easy-Believism – Part 4 – The Real God of the Bible

4 “Hear, O Israel! Yahweh is our God, Yahweh is one! 5 You shall love Yahweh your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. Deuteronomy 6:4-5 (LSB) 

Several years ago my wife fell down stairs while visiting our daughter in Oklahoma. She broke her leg. She actually shattered one of the bones right above her ankle. It required surgery and some metal plates to be used to hold her bones together. Our former Pastor came and sat with me in the waiting room while my wife’s surgery took place….

We discussed all sorts of things. One of the things that we spent a great deal of time on was Easy-Believism and how those who adhere to it have an incomplete view of God. He said, “It is quite foolish to think that one attribute of God, His love, can trump His Holiness or His Righteousness or His Justice.” This from a man who is not Reformed in his theology and has even preached sermons siding with John Wesley in the Calvinist vs. Arminian debate.

The Easy-Believism vs the Genuine Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ debate is not part of the Reformed vs. Arminian debate even though some are implying that it is. I have received several comments and emails from folks who are insisting that a series like this is an attack on the Love of God as expressed in the Cross by elevating God’s Sovereignty higher than the Bible actually does. Does God’s love trump His justice? Does His love trump His omnipotence? Does His love trump His Own Word in what He says about Himself?  View article →