"A man who has friends must himself be friendly, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother" (Proverbs 18:24) As most of us realize, there are "friends" and there are friends. Before my dad passed away, he taught me that the most important thing in life is to have friends (he was … Continue reading To Be A Friend Indeed
“How shall we escape if we neglect so great a salvation, which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed to us by those who heard Him?” (Hebrews 2:3). What does it mean to ask, am I saved? What is this thing about being saved or salvation? We must begin … Continue reading Are You Saved?
“Moreover, brothers, I declare to you the gospel (good news)... that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures, and that He was seen..” (I Corinthians 15:1-5). I think that all our readers are acutely aware of … Continue reading Good News For A Change
“And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” “Jesus answered them, ‘Most assuredly, I say to you, whoever commits sin is a slave of sin.’” “Therefore if the Son (Jesus Christ) makes you free, you shall be free indeed” (John 8:32, 34, 36). Millions of people are enslaved today, as … Continue reading Slavery
“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