Category Archives: Salvation

“Christian Verses” Podcast: Hebrews 10:5

Jesus was a great teacher. But that isn’t why He came to earth. He was a healer. But that isn’t why He came earth. He started a new religion. But that isn’t why He came to earth. In this week’s … Continue reading

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Holiness, Mercy, Grace, & Wrath

God is a God of perfect holiness. Each human being is a sinner. Herein lies the problem. Fortunately for us, God is also a God of love. And it is out of this love that He extends mercy to each … Continue reading

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Making Music Out of All the Noise

Famed American composer/pianist George Gershwin was standing on a crowded beach talking to a friend. The waves were crashing into the shoreline. Other people were engaged in conversations. A nearby merry-go-round was operating in full volume. Venders were trying to … Continue reading

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“Christian Verses” Podcast: John 14:6

A recent survey conducted by Christianity Today found that 23% of surveyed pastors and 52% of surveyed church-goers did┬ánot┬ástrongly disagree with the idea that there is more than one path to God. In other words, only 77% of surveyed pastors … Continue reading

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Salvation & Works

For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast. For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which … Continue reading

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How Should We Interpret Romans Chapter 9?

“Calvinism” series: (post #7) As it is written, “Jacob I have loved, but Esau I have hated.” (Romans 9:13, N.K.J.V.) I had originally planned to end the series on Calvinism with the previous post. However, I feel I would be … Continue reading

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Do the Saints Persevere?

“Calvinism” series: (post #6) This post brings us to the last of Calvinism’s five foundational doctrines. The doctrine is known as “Perseverance of the Saints,” and it is the “P” in Calvinism’s famous T-U-L-I-P acrostic. And what does the term … Continue reading

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