Two Kinds of Sinners

Humanity Split in Two The great division within humanity is not sexual, economic, racial, or social — but religious.  The great divide is captured by expressions like the City of God versus the City of Man (Augustine), covenant-keepers versus covenant-breakers (Cornelius Van Til), and by more explicitly Biblical terms like saved versus unsaved (Ac. 16:30) [...]

A Letter on Separation

Dear ----, The Bible certainly teaches both separation from the world ("personal separation," for example, 1 Jn. 2:15-17) and from false teachers ("ecclesiastical separation," 2 Jn.), but not as these classifications are often understood by fundamentalists. For one thing, the Bible requires we avoid sin, but not humanly devised taboos. Only God gets to define [...]