Tag Archives: salvation

Can We Come to Christ via Freewill?

NOTE: verses listed without chapter and book, refer to chapter 6 of the Gospel of John. Verses listed without book, refer to the Gospel of John. Jesus said, “Whoever feeds on My flesh and drinks My blood has eternal life. . . abides in Me and I in him.” [v54,56]. Christ did not give His […]

Seeking The Lesser Kings Of The World

Oh when! When do we bring to remembrance our King; the King of kings? We can do nothing without Him. Yet, we spend more time seeking the world and little time seeking Him.

The Violent Take The Gospel By Force

From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven has suffered violence, and the violent take it by force. [Mat 11:12]. Some take this clause to mean violence against the kingdom of God. They get this from the word “suffered,” which can mean experiencing oppression, but it can also mean to […]

Robbing God Of His Glory In Salvation

But to all who did receive Him, who believed in His name, He gave the right to become children of God, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God. [John 1:12-13]. Some common terms we use in the Christian community are […]

John 3:16-18 – Does God Love Everyone in the World?

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life. [John 3:16]. John 3:16 is America’s favorite Bible verse. It is quoted by the saved and the sinner alike. It gives comfort to be assured God loves us – that He […]

John 2:23-3:3 Professing Faith Is Not Being Born Again

Now when He was in Jerusalem at the Passover Feast, many believed in His name when they saw the signs that He was doing. But Jesus on His part did not entrust Himself to them, because He knew all people and needed no one to bear witness about man, for He Himself knew what was […]

The Eternal Covenant – A Savior For Mankind

We say “Merry Christmas” and images of a baby in a manger come to our minds. We talk about a child who came to be born to save sinners. At Christmas time we celebrate a baby in a manger – and all is well with the world. But are we looking at the right picture? […]

Romans 1:18-32 – God’s Wrath on Those Who Suppress Truth

THE WRATH OF GOD IS REVEALED FROM HEAVEN The text before us is foundational to our understanding of God’s revelation of the gospel. Notice the abrupt change in the tone of the epistle . . . Paul has just introduced us to the revelation of the righteousness of God, but no sooner does he mention […]

Romans 1:8-17 – The Gospel is the Power of God

YOUR FAITH IS PROCLAIMED IN ALL THE WORLD After the Apostle Paul’s introduction, the first thing he wanted to tell them was he was thankful to God for them. “First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you.” [v8 ESV]. So there was a purpose in corresponding with the church at Rome. […]

God is Not Willing any Should Perish

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Recently, a discussion came up among friends whether it is right to claim a deceased mutual friend is in heaven with Christ or not. Actually, I tried to bring up the discussion and my friends became upset or outraged with me. Our mutual friend recently passed away and maybe I brought the subject up too […]