“Bumper Sticker” Preaching

I am appalled at the careless and erroneous way preachers “proclaim” the gospel and teach the Word today. No wonder our people are so confused in their beliefs – they don’t really know WHAT to believe!

Just hear another preacher say ail boldness: “Jesus received our sin for us on the cross.” If this were true, it would mean that Jesus BECAME a sinner “for us.” If this were true, He would not be able to be our sinless sacrifice. Jesus received the penalty/punishment for our sin. He did not receive our sin. The accurate translation/interpretation of 1 Cor. 5:21 is that “He [Jesus] was made an atoning sacrifice for us.” Read more…