Category: Salvation

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Salvation belongs to the LORD

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Revisiting the New Birth

What we are and what we do must arise from God. We would never know how to live life the way God ordained it unless He revealed the characteristics of that life to us. The life of God in us through the provision of Christ’s death and the work of the Holy Spirit gives all we need to live righteously, to love God and others, and to have victory over the evil one.

Resurrection and Freedom

More often than not, Easter messages focus on the gospels, the first four books of the New Testament, and rightly so.  These are historical accounts narrating the life, death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus.  Less frequently do messages arise from the various New Testament…

Did Jesus Come Back to Life?

While some assert that Christianity stole the idea of resurrection from various mystery religions featuring a dying and rising figure, the Gospel accounts breathe a far different air – the air of factual actuality, of datable, verifiable history” (Douglas Groothuis, Christian Apologetics). Consider the…

Taking Advice, Giving Consent, Embracing

Three steps in decision making lead toward adopting a philosophy of life.  We adopt a philosophy piece by piece, segment by segment, thought by thought, and action by action.  As we engage these steps, our intents and commitments become more pronounced toward a direction…

Who is God? Part 3

Those who worship the God of the Bible in spirit and in truth need to be careful not to reduce the Most High to nature, being, evolution, process, humanity, or even religious experiences…No church can long serve the God of truth with an untrue…

A Word From Our Sponsor: One Who Encounters God

In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up, and the train of His robe filled the temple” (Isaiah 6:1) Encounters with God differ for everyone.  Some engage Him in prayer, some through the…

Surprised by Grace: Simeon

The prophets of Israel longed to know about which they spoke. Peter wrote of them, Of this salvation the prophets have inquired and searched carefully, who prophesied of the grace that would come to you, searching what, or what manner of time, the Spirit…