A Place of Discernment


 

by Mike Ratliff

Let two or three prophets speak, and let the others weigh what is said. (1 Corinthians 14:29 ESV)

For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and they will lead many astray. (Matthew 24:5 ESV)

Not long ago I posted a piece titled Proclaiming Christ Crucified.  I believed at that time, and I still do, that this must be the number one focus of the Church. We must preach it. We must hold it and guard it by defending it against all attacks. These attacks come from every direction. Some are direct, but most are subtle and easy to overlook if we are not vigilant and discerning. Christ and Him crucified is the gospel. It is constantly under attack for that very reason. What tells us the truth throughout about this? Isn’t it Sacred Scripture? This is why there are so many assaults on its inerrancy and completeness.  Continue reading