“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast” (Ephesians 2:8, 9). What do most religions, cults and isms have in common? It is that they advocate adherence to good works in order to have their sins … Continue reading Good Works
"Now the (Holy) Spirit expressly says that in latter times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to deceiving spirits and doctrines of demons, speaking lies in hypocrisy, having their own conscience seared with a hot iron" (I Timothy 4:1, 2) There are many false teachings going around today and many are being deceived … Continue reading Heresy!
“…and that from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. All Scripture is given by inspiration of God (the Bible is God-breathed), and is profitable for doctrine (what the Bible systematically teaches), for reproof, for correction, for instruction in … Continue reading A Bible Primer or Bible 101
"Let them alone. They are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind leads the blind, both will fall into a ditch" (Matthew 15:14) Just recently, on several occasions, someone pointed out to me that things are going awry in this world because so many are blind - - they've been blinded by greed … Continue reading “They’re Blind?” Really?
"He first found his own brother Simon, and said to him, 'We have found the Messiah' (which is translated, the Christ). And he brought him to Jesus..." (John 1:41, 42a) Not too long ago I saw a bumper-sticker that read "We want the Messiah now!" By using the definite article ("the"), reference is made to … Continue reading Jesus, The Messiah