The more I consider the issues being debated in most church denominations in New Zealand (and elsewhere) today, the more I find myself thinking, “this is Spurgeon’s ‘Down-Grade Controversy’ all over again!”
If you are not familiar with this controversy of Spurgeon’s day, you will find a great collection of primary source materials here.
If you were to only read three items, I would recommend these:
As you read them think about the current theological and culture debates raging in most of today’s denominations. There is nothing new under the sun.
Like Spurgeon I can’t understand how one can stay in “fellowship” with those who deny even in practice the authority, sufficiency, and inspiration of Scripture.