Category Archives: The Gospel

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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Did Jesus Die for Everybody?

“Calvinism” series: (post #4) Years ago I attended an evangelism/missions service that was part of a multi-night crusade sponsored by our local S.B.C. Association. The guest speaker for the crusade was a fellow S.B.C. pastor who had gained a fair … Continue reading

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What Does It Take to Become One of God’s “Elect”?

“Calvinism” series: (post #3) Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To the pilgrims of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father… (1 Peter 1:1-2, N.K.J.V.) Make no mistake, it’s … Continue reading

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Can a Dead Person Make a Decision?

“Calvinism” series: (post #2) And you He made alive who were dead in trespasses and sins… (Ephesians 2:1, N.K.J.V.) And you, being dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He has made alive together, with Him, having … Continue reading

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Dying in Your Sins

Dying in your sins. If the thought sounds terrifying to you, it should. What follows such a death is the lifting up of the eyes in hell (Luke 16:23) as the body goes to the grave and the soul goes … Continue reading

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What Satan Does to the Ministry: Disguise

“The Wiles of the Devil” series (post #18) For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ. And no wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light. Therefore it is not surprising … Continue reading

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What Satan Does to Lost People: Spiritual Blindness

“The Wiles of the Devil” series (post #17) But even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing, whose minds the god of this age has blinded, lest the light of the gospel of the … Continue reading

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