Paul’s eloquent appeal for his countrymen is more than passing sentiment; it voices the shattered expectations of legalism.
God’s glory is always associated with the salvation of man through Christ. Concerning the Savior born in the city of David, the angelic hosts say, “Glory to God in the highest, peace on earth, good will toward man” (Luke 2:10-14). John records, “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, (and we beheld His [...]
Is there a time when physical death will end?
Is the Bible hard to understand? Sometimes. Are its teachings easy to follow? Not usually. Is it relevant and reliable? Absolutely.
Who will Jesus save? Those who have obeyed Him. Have you?
If you have been obedient to the commands of God to receive salvation, Peter says you are under His protection. How could you not want that?
If it’s true that even once you have been saved it is still possible to lose your salvation, let’s consider what the Bible does say about how to remain saved.
Once you have truly become a child of God, the theory is, you can never fall back into sin – you are irrevocably destined for eternal life. Does this make sense?
God, who for eternity has known all the situations and complications that people would face in their search for eternal life, still put in place certain requirements for salvation.
Like stretching out your hand to receive a present, in baptism we receive the free gift of salvation from God.