Category Archives: Salvation

Jesus’ Childhood (post #3 of 3)

When last we left Joseph, Mary, and the baby Jesus, they were in Egypt. They are there because Joseph, following the visit from the wise men, has been warned in a dream by an angel to leave Bethlehem and take … Continue reading

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Genesis 12:3 & Modern Israel

Genesis 12:3 is one of the most famous verses in the Old Testament. It’s the foundational verse for what is known as the Abrahamic covenant, the covenant that God entered into with Abraham. The record of the actual ceremony that … Continue reading

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Far Better

For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain. But if I live on in the flesh, this will mean fruit from my labor; yet what I shall choose I cannot tell. For I am hard-pressed between … Continue reading

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No, We Don’t Preach “Easy Believism”

Baptists frequently get labeled with the accusation that we preach “easy believism.”  People say, “C’mon, there must be more to getting saved than praying a simple prayer in which you ask Jesus to be your Savior.” My response to that … Continue reading

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Heavenly Abodes

In John 14:1-3, we find some very well known words from Jesus. The old King James translation of those words reads: Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are … Continue reading

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The Age of Accountability

The term “the age of accountability” is a man-made one that cannot be found in the Bible. Still, this doesn’t mean that such a concept isn’t taught in scripture. The fact is, the Bible does teach such a concept. For … Continue reading

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Dead In Sin or Dead To Sin?

One little word can make a big difference. A Biblical example of this is found in the salvation experience. The difference is between the words “in” and “to.” Ephesians 2:1-5 and Colossians 2:13 teach that each of us was born … Continue reading

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