Category Archives: Christian Gospel

When a Christian Thinks They Are Saved, But Jesus Rejects Them

A Pastor once confessed to his church, where I attended, “This scares me more than anything else in Scripture.” In the famous Sermon On The Mount, Jesus revealed a shocking truth that not all who claim faith in him will … Continue reading

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According To Your Faith

Your faith may not be godly, no matter how sincere you might believe. As Scripture declares: “For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but … Continue reading

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The + – + Method

One of the most difficult tasks of any Bible teacher, pastor, or missionary is to speak truth to broken people. We all are a work-in-progress, which makes teaching extremely challenging. On one hand, faithful leaders are overwhelmed with the desire … Continue reading

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Deceived by Second Chances

We’ve often heard it said: “God is a God of second chances”. For those who have stumbled in life, they find great comfort in the idea that God allows a person the opportunity to hit the reset button and start … Continue reading

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Secret Power in Disability

Should we celebrate in our weaknesses? It seems so counter-intuitive, when strength, power, success, beauty, talent, and winning can only be lauded when set in contrast to everything else that doesn’t stand on the top of the pile. But that … Continue reading

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Truth or Knowledge: A Lesson of Pursuit

To catch a bird as easily as a mouse, a cat must be more than just faster, craftier, or in possession of sharper weapons. In order to be a skilled hunter, he must also be intimately familiar with his prey. … Continue reading

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Interpreting Within the Limits of Why

Striving to understand the specific purpose for which a Bible author wrote what they did is essential to right interpretation. That might seem obvious, but history demonstrates that it is rarely applied. What is far more common is to take … Continue reading

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Faith is not Conviction

When conviction for a desired outcome defines our faith, we have gotten off track. Many believers have stumbled over the belief that God will grant whatever we ask, if we are convinced of getting what we want and don’t allow … Continue reading

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Lead Us Not Into Temptation

Woe to us when men are tempted to change the words of God. The religious leader of the largest denomination of professing Christians, with influence over the beliefs of a billion members, is suggesting that the Lord’s Prayer teaches error … Continue reading

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Dramatic Obscurity–When Law Collides with Grace

The most dramatic revelations often arrive in the most subtle packages. Those who are sensitive to the “still small voice” are capable of recognizing the enormous significance, while most just drift on by. The Savior of humanity came in shocking … Continue reading

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