Luther: why should we make Him a liar who has given us such great promises and who commands us to be confident and undismayed?

   “But be on your guard. For they will deliver you over to councils, and you will be beaten in synagogues, and you will stand before governors and kings for my sake, to bear witness before them. And the gospel must first be proclaimed to all nations. Mark 13:9-10 ESV Pastor Coty Pinckney, in a … More Luther: why should we make Him a liar who has given us such great promises and who commands us to be confident and undismayed?

With the wolves you cannot be too severe. With the weak sheep you cannot be too gentle.

At the Desiring God 2008 National Conference, Mark Driscoll spoke on “How Sharp the Edge? Christ, Controversy, and Cutting Words”. Here are some of his comments.  (These are notes taken during the session, not a manuscript.) Shoot the wolves. These are false teachers. Martin Luther says, “With the wolves you cannot be too severe. With the weak … More With the wolves you cannot be too severe. With the weak sheep you cannot be too gentle.