The Gospel is offensive. As a mater fact, Jesus is referred in Scripture as “…the rock of offence.” (I Peter 2:8). We live in a world where there are no absolutes, where everybody is able to be whatever they want to be regardless of the truth. We live in a world where a man can
Category: Are you Saved?
Augustine was blessed with a mother who was a prayer warrior. Through all of Augustine’s rebelliousness, resistance to God, placing emphasis on philosophy, joining a false religion and issues with sexual immorality, she prayed him through. At last, Augustine seemed interested in spiritual things, however he joined a sect with a form of Godliness
Hebrews 3:14-16 tells us, 14 For we have become partakers of Christ if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast to the end, 15 while it is said: “Today, if you will hear His voice, Do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion.” 16 For who, having heard, rebelled? Indeed, was it not all who came
Two theologies of salvation came at the hands of two theologians. John Calvin, born in France in 1509, who became the successor of Martin Luther and, Jacob Arminius, from Dutch born in 1560. Calvinism is the doctrine that brings us predestination. The Calvinist believed that some people are predestined to go to heaven and
What differentiates the Evangelicals from the rest of the Christian world is this concept of being born again. Other religions speak about conversion and even force people into such conversion, but the born again concept is uniquely ours. In John 3:3 Jesus made a powerful statement concerning salvation and the need to be born
What are you listening to? What is the main message of the local church you area part of? Are they always fighting among themselves? Are they manipulating the Word of God to push a personal agenda? Is the preaching and Bible studies contaminated with bad doctrine? What you and I listen to is important because faith comes
I am hearing a lot of criticisms against the church these days, more than ever. Some of the criticism is fair. The church is not where is suppose to be, because we are not where we are supposed to be ourselves. I am the first one to tell you that I do not
Today a thought crossed my mind: You have the right to go to hell if you want to. You may be one that refuses to acknowledge Jesus as the Son of God, you refuse to recognize your sinful nature, your need for repentance and, you do not believe that you must give your life to
Maybe I am just getting old, maybe I am just tired, but I see things differently…much differently now. I know that many graduated recently or are about to graduate from 8th grade, from high school and even from college. Congratulation on your graduation by the way! However, I want to make a few spiritual observations!
Beloved, how can we be used by God to change the world if we keep hiding? How can the world change if we don’t tell them about Jesus? We, the Christians, have the answer. We waste so much time pointing fingers at the government, social services, Hollywood, etc. but here we are hiding this powerful life changing message. We need to stay away from the things of this world, but be the light of the world.