Do We Believe in Limited Atonement?

The idea of “limited atonement” under the doctrine of election is an open-handed issue at The Point. There are doctrinal issues that are not open for debate or personal interpretation (closed-handed). Examples would be the deity of Jesus, the Bible as the perfect Word of God, and salvation being through faith alone in Jesus and His work. Open-handed issues are those theological concepts that are open for debate. Examples would be the age of the earth or the gifts of the Holy Spirit. The doctrine of election and this sub-part, called by some “limited atonement,” is in that open-hand category.

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Welcome Back!

In January of 2013 I turned over a new leaf. I endeavored to eat right and to exercise. I enrolled at the YMCA and by mid-year I made it on the list of top 25 attenders. In 2013, I ran, biked, attempted an elliptical, lifted weights, performed countless sit-ups and pull-ups; I only ate pizza, French fries, and deep-fried wings a handful of times; and I felt great. That was 2013. Early in 2014 my drive waned. My workouts became less frequent, McDonald’s French fries never tasted better, and wings, well…. The old leaf was back. Fewer trips to the gym became no trips to the gym.

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memorize romans 8 with us

Memorize Romans 8 With Us!

As we continue through our Victory sermon series, we think it will be of tremendous spiritual benefit to ask you to memorize Romans 8 with us. The primary reason we are asking this is because memorizing Scripture is perhaps the single most crucial element to spiritual growth and victory over sin.

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Victory

Introducing the Victory Sermon Series

Victory has come because the deathblow to all the enemies of God has been levied through the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. God’s law has been perfectly obeyed through Jesus’ life, and sin has been perfectly punished through His death. Believers, we have been joined to the living resurrected Christ so that we may […]

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Project Renovate

God is graciously adding to this expression of His church! In both Lexington and Frankfort, we have seen an increase in people attending, getting connected, and maturing in their faith. We feel tremendously blessed and excited about the future.

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This Is Tough: DNA Groups

As I stumbled to the kitchen to get my morning dose of Mountain Dew (don’t judge me), I heard Luanne say, “This stuff is hard.” She was sitting on the couch, Bible and DNA* booklet laid open, working through the book of Mark. My answer was, “Yep, and isn’t it wonderful?” I want to be as equally honest with you. DNA groups are going to be tough.

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PCG Reboot

When we truly understand His church IS NOT a building and IS a people who follow Jesus, it’s impossible to deny the role of community in following Jesus. In fact, you will notice Scripture has been superintended by God to address groups of people. How many times does a book of the Bible open up with “To the saints of…”? Most of the New Testament books are addressed to bodies of people. This alone indicates there is a call for community. Be mindful, community is a declaration of Jesus’ restoration of the image sin has broken by drawing us into fellowship within one another.

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Bad Arithmetic, But Great Theology

1 + 1 + 1 = 1 It is true that proper worship of God must spring from a proper understanding of God. How can we worship someone who we don’t know or we don’t get? Now let’s be honest, we can all get a little foggy when it comes to our understanding of the […]

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