Why Is the Question of Significance so Important?

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Published on 03/22/2024

Greg answers questions about whether one must believe in eternal generation to be saved, why the question of significance is so important, reconciling Matthew 7:21–23 with grace, and justifying self-defense in light of Jesus telling us to turn the other cheek.


  • Is my salvation at stake if I don’t believe in eternal generation, contrary to the Athanasian Creed? (01:00)
  • Why is the question of significance the most important question facing America today? (11:00)
  • How do you reconcile Matthew 7:21–23 (“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of Heaven”) with other verses, like Ephesians 2:8–9, that describe a gospel of grace? (23:00)
  • Taking into consideration Matthew 5:38–39, where Jesus says to turn the other cheek, how do we justify self-defense? (42:00)

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