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Category Archives: Plan of salvation
We do not know all things. In the physical realm, not all has been discovered (Proverbs 25:2 cf. Job 38 – 42). In the spiritual realm, not all has been revealed. We do not know when the Lord will return … Continue reading
What is truth? It is reality. The New Testament declares that God’s word is truth (John 17:17; Ephesians 1:13; Colossians 1:5-6). God’s word declares spiritual reality. This is what the New Testament declares. According to the New Testament, each accountable … Continue reading
“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
“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
“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
“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
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