Category Archives: Plan of salvation

Conscience: Cut To The Heart

“‘Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly that God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Christ.’  Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest … Continue reading

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Peace Series: Peace Through Jesus

“Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God” … Continue reading

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Mercy Series: Salvation Through Mercy

“We ourselves were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful and hating one another” (Titus 3:3). Why should Christians be peaceable, gentle, and humble toward others? (cf. Titus 3:2).  The answer is … Continue reading

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Make Disciples or Baptize?

Did Jesus instruct His disciples simply to baptize or to make disciples?  The answer should be clear.  He said, “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations…” (Matthew 28:18).  Yes, baptism is necessary for salvation.  However, the instruction of … Continue reading

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Grace Series: Justified by Grace (Saved Through Washing and Renewing)

“For we ourselves were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful and hating one another, but when the kindness and the love of God our Savior toward man appeared… He saved … Continue reading

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Grace Series: Salvation, The Gift of God (Grace through Faith)

“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves” (Ephesians 2:8a). The word “for” (gar) points backwards.  The gentiles, before salvation, were dead in trespasses and sins [Ephesians 2:1 (“you” refers to the gentiles.  See … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit: In Conversion (Part 2)

Much of the denominational world are Calvinists in doctrine. They believe that there must be a direct operation of the Holy Spirit on the heart of a man before he can be converted. Nathan Rice (a Presbyterian) made this statement … Continue reading

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