Author Archives: John Boruff

About John Boruff

John Boruff is a husband, father, blogger, and insurance agent.

Rebukes to Antinomianism – John Boruff

JOHN WESLEY: ACCUSED OF “LEGALISM” BY ANTINOMIANS In 18th century England, John Wesley was confronted more than once by antinomianism. This weird word, along with the word “Antinomian,” which was a pejorative label applied to those who espoused the doctrine, … Continue reading

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How Not to Be a Pastor – John Boruff

I am not a pastor and I don’t claim to be one, but as a Christian that’s been in a number of churches over the years, I think I have a pretty solid understanding of how not to be a … Continue reading

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Sorting Out Teachings on Miraculous Gifts – John Boruff

The books and audio teachings listed below are an eclectic bunch. In my opinion, it is very challenging to teach comprehensively on the subject of miraculous gifts without borrowing from a variety of Christian spiritual traditions. To only focus on … Continue reading

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A Biblical View of Politics – John Boruff

My kingdom is not of this world.  –Jesus I’ve recently got into the habit of reading the daily newspaper online. Political and football news always seem to take center stage. In response to that, Jesus said, “My kingdom is not … Continue reading

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Review of Leonard Ravenhill’s “Why Revival Tarries” – John Boruff

“Unction is God’s knighthood for the soldier-preacher who has wrestled in prayer and gained the victory” (p. 18). This really sums up the message of Ravenhill’s signature classic Why Revival Tarries. That is, the Holy Spirit will fill the man … Continue reading

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Arminian Comments on Romans 9 – Richard Baxter

Taken from Richard Baxter’s Paraphrase on the New Testament vv. 17-18: And that He giveth not his free mercies equally to all, is proved in His words to Pharaoh. As if He had said, I well foreknew all your sin … Continue reading

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Todd Bentley and Fresh Fire USA: A False Charismatic Movement – John Boruff

Have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them.   –Ephesians 5:11– You must not associate with anyone who claims to be a brother or sister but is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or slanderer, a … Continue reading

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