Category Archives: Gospel

Lordship Salvation? Works?

This blog was prompted by an email. The writer had been warned to be careful about works, a common problem (heresy) in the evangelical churches. We have to believe what the Bible teaches. The Bible says that faith and works … Continue reading

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Rebuilding the Foundations: What is the Gospel?

Some writers struggle with writer’s block. My problem is having too many things to write about! I have to finish¬†Rome’s Audacious Claim. That is a priority.¬† The draft in 90% done, but there will be a lot of editing and … Continue reading

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All Sins: Past, Present, and Future … Or Not

So I’ve got a guy on Facebook telling me that when the Bible says that all our sins are forgiven (Col. 2:13), this necessarily means that even our future sins are forgiven. He wants me to show him a verse … Continue reading

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Through the Bible: John 1:7-18, John the Baptist and Jesus

We have been going through Tatian’s Diatessaron, a second-century harmony of the Gospels. We are in Section III, and today we are covering John 1:7-17. John’s Gospel is the last of the Gospels written. It may well have been written … Continue reading

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Through the Bible: Luke 2:41 – 3:3; Matthew 3:1-3, John the Baptist

We are going through Tatians Diatessaron, a harmony of the Gospels compiled in the mid-second century. Today, we are in Section III, and we will be going over Luke 2:41-3:3 and Matthew 3:1-3. [Jesus’] kinfolk used to go to Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Through the Bible: Luke 1:76-80, Repentance and Atonement

Note: This is a very long post. I think it the subject is worth the length of the post. Therefore, I will wait at least three days to post the next one. If you are going through the Bible with … Continue reading

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The New Covenant at a Glance

I was asked: “What exactly is the New Covenant, and where is it described in the Bible.” Great question. The short answer is that the New Covenant is mentioned and described in Jeremiah 31:31-34. That passage is quoted in Hebrews … Continue reading

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I Pledge Alliegance …

Last week I went to my son’s military basic training graduation. Hundreds graduated, but four were also honored with US citizenship for graduating. In order to get that citizenship, they had to renounce all alliegances to all other governments, foreign … Continue reading

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Accepting Jesus & the Kingdom Gospel

I am really enjoying this new way of blogging. I have loaded up two new articles, one on accepting Jesus as personal Savior and one on the Gospel of the Kingdom. The latter is a rerun from a few months … Continue reading

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The Incredible Salvation of God

I think this story will encourage all of you. It’s true. Almost 30 years ago I ran an auto insurance agency in Germany for a company called Fortune. One day a clearly bewildered lady came in with a friend to … Continue reading

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