J-Dunc on unity and fellowship

“It is a beautiful thing to see an assured and strong believer tender to weak faith, and a weak believer thanking God for his grace to the strong. It is a beautiful sight to look on Mr Greatheart guiding Mr Fearing” (John M. Brentnall, Just A Talker: Sayings of John (‘Rabbi’) Duncan, p. 40).

Rather, a grotesque sight of a stoutly heretic speaking “peace, peace” when there is no peace to a helpless heretic (cf. Genesis 3:4; Jeremiah 6:14-15; Ezekiel 13:10-16; 2 John 9-11). Bunyan’s Greatheart and Fearing is a sinister spectacle of the blind leading the blind into a deep ditch of ignorance (cf. Romans 10:1-4).

“It would be well for Christendom if all the members of Christ’s catholic church would endeavor to preserve the unity of the Spirit, and think oftener of the many and major points in which they agree than the few and minor ones in which they differ” (John M. Brentnall, Just A Talker: Sayings of John (‘Rabbi’) Duncan, p. 41).

Among tolerant Calvinists and their muddled Arminian brothers in Satan, the efficacious atonement of Jesus Christ is a nonessential minor doctrine — THIS is their major point of agreement.