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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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Where Are The Nine? (Luke 17:11-19)

The disease that we call leprosy today (Hansen’s Disease) is a disease of the nerves and of the skin.  “Patients with leprosy experience disfigurement of the skin and bones, twisting of the limbs, and curling of the fingers to form … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

A true Christian should not need the government to set aside one day per year as “Thanksgiving Day” to remember to be thankful. In fact, our lives should exude thankfulness and should be characterized by thanksgiving. 1 Thessalonians 5:18, “In … Continue reading

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Seven Sayings From The Cross: Salvation

Jesus wasn’t the only one being crucified on that day.  There were two others, one on each side of Jesus (Matthew 27:38).  They were thieves (KJV) or more literally robbers (NASB, NKJV, ESV).  A thief (kleptos) steals with stealth or … Continue reading

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