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 about demons. Some seem to be impressed that they have an orthodox view of God. For the Jewish people orthodoxy is rooted in the Shema - The Lord your God is ONE. So, James pulls out all the stops and compliments those who have such a great orthodox theology. Then he adds: “The … Continue reading Demons believe…
Timeless truths about the law. The Bible is often misquoted. Nowhere does the Bible say that all sins are the same. It does say that if you stumble in “one point” you “become guilty of all.” That means that it takes only one violation of the law for you to become disqualified from heaven. Clearly … Continue reading Are all sins the same?
Timeless truths about God’s gifts. James 1 teaches us that “every good and perfect gift comes down from the Father above.” There is no shadow of turning with Him. He is the same! He doesn’t change. So, His nature is perfectly consistent. He has given us some incredible gifts. Let’s unwrap a few. He has … Continue reading Unwrapping His gifts.
Timeless truths about evil. On the heels of talking about how temptation results in death, James clarifies in the following verses that every good and perfect gift is from God. The greatest gift is the life we have because of the “word of truth.” The Lord God gives only perfect gifts. He does not tempt … Continue reading Gifts.
Timeless truths from yard debris. I didn’t know! We pruned some trees, shrub, and undergrowth in the back yard then piled it up in the front yard. We must have just missed the city yard debris truck. We called and they said they were running behind. I didn’t know. So, we waited. Today one of … Continue reading Ignorance isn’t bliss!
Timeless truths from Philippians 3:20-21. There is a highly charged, emotional debate about immigration. If people in America were more concerned about their eternal citizenship, we would see a tremendous revival in our country. If many Christians were as passionate about those who are not citizens of heaven as they are people either becoming or … Continue reading Citizenship