He Was Numbered With The Transgressors

by Mike Ratliff

Therefore I will divide him a portion with the many, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong, because he poured out his soul to death and was numbered with the transgressors; yet he bore the sin of many, and makes intercession for the transgressors. (Isaiah 53:12 ESV)

Debating the defenders of writers such as Brian McLaren is a very eye opening thing. I find it very interesting that they use the very same methods as Liberal Christians and atheists. The Straw Man fallacy is the most prevalent tool they use. They are the defenders of relativism and universalism. Our resistance to any compromise causes them to refer to us as “backward” and “legalistic.” They make the false assumption that all holders of relativism make, which is declaring absolute truth to be a myth. When proof is given in the Bible they declare that that is only our interpretation. We must learn from this to see the logical end of a debate fast approach when that argument is given. It is a total waste of time at that point to continue. Continue reading