Tag Archives: salvation

The Gospel of Salvation?

Someone told me that CharismaMag.com had some great articles this month. I agree, it did. One of them inspired yesterday’s post. Today, though, I want to disagree with one, or at least make it more direct. The article is called … Continue reading

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Questions About Salvation

This is an email I wrote this morning. I think it’s anonymous enough to post publicly. 1. What does “saved” mean to me? “Saved” is a big word that means different things in different context. In Romans 5:9-10 for example, … Continue reading

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Through the Bible in a Year: Matthew 24 to 28

Introduction: Unrelated to Today’s Reading If you are enjoying this through the Bible series or getting anything out of it, you really need to give thanks to God today. As I write this, two days before you’ll read it, I … Continue reading

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Traditions, Taboos, and Superstitions

Today I watched a powerful video, When the Rabbi Says "Come," for the second time. It’s one section of a video called In the Dust of the Rabbi. Ray Vander Laan’s excellent portrayal of life in Galilee and the background … Continue reading

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Grace and Faith

I consider it possible that this discussion is too much about words, or too technical, to be very important. But anything that drives the real definition of grace home for modern Christians, very few of whom know what grace means, … Continue reading

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The Three Most Important Chapters in the Bible

A friend of mine likes to say, “Salvation is not a plan, it’s a man.” Our faith is not to be in something Jesus has done, but in Jesus himself, the Savior of the world. But what does it mean … Continue reading

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Roman Catholicism, the Orthodox Churches, and Salvation

This is another email I sent in response to questions that were asked. In addition to the email I was responding to, I have had several recent emails from supporters of the Roman Catholic and Orthodox Churches. Most are unable … Continue reading

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Good Works: What Are They?

One of the posts I want to get to today or tomorrow is on the two stages of salvation. There’s the first one, deliverance from the world, and the second stage, facing the judgment and entering the kingdom. Very different … Continue reading

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I Am Not Ashamed of the Gospel

I think Romans 1:16 is the key to unlocking all the deep secrets of the letter to the Romans. In that verse Paul says he is not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ. But why does he say that? There … Continue reading

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Salvation

I like to say that there are two things we preach, which are two reasons for changing the way we "do" church in America. The Gospel is a life for a Life. Jesus calls us to give up our lives … Continue reading

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