Timeless truths about salvation. Can one lose their salvation? In other words, after being saved, can a person become lost? Here is a better question: What was the basis for your salvation? Were you saved solely based on God’s grace OR did you mix your works in with God’s grace? If you mixed your works … Continue reading Sealed and secure
Timeless truths on apologetics. We live in a very pluralistic culture. The prevailing Judeo-Christian values of two generations ago have diminished. That is why Christians must learn and practice 1 Peter 3:15, “but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an … Continue reading Are you Prepared?
Timeless truths about religion. Religion is a set structure of beliefs. While Christianity has a set structure of beliefs, it is primarily a relationship with Jesus Christ. However, every relationship is defined by boundaries. The boundaries that Jesus has established for a personal relationship with Him is established in the Bible. So, we cannot separate … Continue reading Relationship in religion.
Timeless truths about identity. How you see yourself is vitally important. The first half of Ephesians talks about the believer’s identity. To be healthy, growing followers of Christ we must have a solid, biblical identity. Who are you? You are a child of God. You are not only saved but your salvation is guaranteed by … Continue reading Your identity in Christ
Timeless truths about obedience. Jonah went in the opposite direction from God’s desire. Even when he turned toward Nineveh, his heart was not right. But there are many choice servants of God who obey the Lord with a heart of submission and love. There are many blessings when you obey the Lord. First, when you … Continue reading Blessings of obedience
Timeless truths about disobedience. Jonah was called to carry God’s message to the Assyrians in Nineveh. We are called to carry God’s message to all people. Jonah disobeyed! There are always underlying reasons why we disobey God. Jonah knew that God would be merciful and compassionate if the Ninevites repented. (See Jonah 4) Jonah thought … Continue reading Disobedience…
Timeless truths about godliness. The Apostle Paul instructs Timothy to “pursue godliness” in 1 Timothy 6:11. Godliness does not just happen. When you were saved, you became the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus. However, that is a positional stance before God in heaven. God began a good work in you and you are to … Continue reading Godliness