The Latest from Highlands
We regularly post teaching and resources from Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr., Highlands Fellows, and others. All of our newest posts can be found right here. We hope they are a help to you and your family as you seek to build the kingdom of Christ.
Is Michael Bloomberg Going to Heaven? I can’t know, for sure, if former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is among the elect. I’m pretty sure, however, that were he to die right now he’ll end up in hell. How can I be so confident? Because of the ground of his confidence he’ll end up in heaven. In a New York Times interview he claimed—”I am telling you if there is a God, when I get to heaven I’m not stopping to be interviewed. I am heading straight in. I have earned my place in heaven. It’s not even close.”. . . Read more »
We move forward by moving backward. Or, to put it another way, we grow in grace by becoming acquainted with our sins, from the most recent back to the first. Many homeschoolers, for instance, begin their journey because they are so aghast at the latest moral outrage brought to us by the government school system that their consciences will no longer allow them to hand over their children. To escape the folly of Heather Has Two Mommies, we bring our children home. Once they are there, we are delighted to learn that we are becoming free of a whole host. . . Read more »
There is no greater personal issue than our relationship with the living God. There are no greater stakes imaginable than the difference between eternal torment and eternal bliss. As such it is no wonder that so many struggle with issues of assurance of salvation. I cannot, of course cover the gamut of the issues in a brief piece, but can give some basic principles that I pray will help. 1. No one is allowed, save the Lamb, to look into the Book of Life, but there is no need to. Too often, especially in Reformed circles, the concern is expressed. . . Read more »
What Does the Bible Say About Inheritance? When the Bible talks about an inheritance it doesn’t always talk about it in financial terms. But almost always it does. It is a reoccurring theme throughout the Bible. We are to give one; we are to protect the one we’ve been given; we are to think in terms of multi-generational generosity. Because this is how God thinks. When God first makes covenant with Moses He describes himself in these terms: The Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abounding in goodness and truth, keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and. . . Read more »