Tag Archives: Fighting for the Faith

Hillsong Music: Popular Yes, but Is it Biblical?

Hillsong is an enormous church network and through its music, the church reaches far outside of that network. Many churches use Hillsong songs on Sunday mornings. But I wonder how many of them ever stopped to examine the songs for … Continue reading

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Podcast: F4F “How to Hear God”

In this episode of Fighting for the Faith, Pastor Chris Rosebrough examines several people’s claims of how to hear from God against scripture. Given how popular the idea of internally “listening” for God is these days, this episode is a … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss List: Strong Women, Discernment Tips, Tough Questions and More

This picture helps explain why posts around here have been a bit light lately. I traveled to New Mexico and Arizona for vacation recently and saw some incredible beauty created by our God, as well as some architectural marvels. The … Continue reading

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Audio: Phil Johnson on Fundamentalism

Everyone’s heard the term “fundamentalism” or fundamentalist applied to Christianity, but what did that mean originally, how did it change over time, what did it have right and wrong, and what is its relationship to evangelicalism? Phil Johnson answers those … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss List: ‘Risen,’ Adam, Shepherd Pastors, the UCC and More

The internet is just so full of things. And it’s been some time since I put a list together, so please bear with me this week. Risen, Reviewed by Michael Coughlin Michael Coughlin watched and reviewed the new movie, Risen, and … Continue reading

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One of the Most Essential Messages I’ve Ever Heard

Estimating conservatively, I’ve listened to hundreds of podcasts and sermons in my life. Many have edified me, convicted me or taught me. But the sermon/lecture in the latter half of this episode of Fighting for the Faith is one of … Continue reading

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A Succinct Critique of the Amplified Version of the Bible

I’ve been meaning to share this critique of the Amplified Bible for some time, but I kept losing track of which episodes of Fighting for the Faith mentioned it.

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Sermon Recommendation: William Cwirla Presents the Gospel while Preaching about the Wedding at Cana

While catching up on my podcasts yesterday I heard the best sermon I’ve ever heard from the Biblical text where Jesus turns water into wine at the wedding at Cana.

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The Blasphemy That Underlies the Word of Faith Teaching

There is disturbing and blasphemous assumption underlying the Word of Faith heresy: that “we are little Gods.” If that doesn’t take your breath away, it ought to. Even as children of God saved by Jesus we are not, nor will … Continue reading

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Is That Voice in Your Head from God?

There is so much confusion today regarding how to hear from God. Many people embrace the idea of direct revelation: God guiding them through subjective impressions, words (audible or internal), dreams and visions. I don’t.

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