Most of us think that we are good. I’ve talked to hundreds of people over the last few years at outreach events and about 95% respond in the affirmative to the question, “Are you a good person?” Almost all people believe God will accept them into heaven based on their personal goodness. Some reason, “Well,Continue reading “Are You a Good Person?”
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The Great Reset
If you are paying attention to world events, you know that the globalist and world leaders see an opportunity with the pandemic to take control. Klaus Schwab, founder of the World Economic Forum, commented that “the pandemic represents a rare but narrow window of opportunity to reflect, reimagine, and reset our world.” Others, like ourContinue reading “The Great Reset”
The Bible, Why Should You Read It?
A few years ago, from time to time a fellow would say to me, “If you don’t read the Bible, then I think you’re probably not saved”. There were a number of years that I didn’t read and study God’s word. Was I not saved? According to him, probably not. I guess the thief onContinue reading “The Bible, Why Should You Read It?”
God’s Life Insurance Policy
The first aspect of salvation, being delivered from the penalty of sin, is similar to life insurance. Because of Adam’s disobedience, we inherit his nature at birth. We are born physically alive but spiritually dead; separated from our Creator. To receive true life, one first must recognize that he or she is a helpless sinnerContinue reading “God’s Life Insurance Policy”
Does God offer us Fire Insurance or Life Insurance?
Most people have insurance on their home. It would be pretty ridiculous not to have it. My eldest son almost burned down the house once when he was frying hamburgers on the stove. He went to do something in his room, forgot about them, and filled most of the house with burnt burger smoke. HeContinue reading “Does God offer us Fire Insurance or Life Insurance?”
Chosen by God?
In high school the gym teacher would often pick two captains for two teams, whether it be football, baseball, or dodge ball. The two captains would then take turns picking others for their team. Obviously, they would pick friends and then guys they believed would have the best athletic ability. Not to be picked lastContinue reading “Chosen by God?”
Who Says the Crowd is Right?
When growing up, my parents cautioned me about crowd mentality. They warned me not to follow the crowd. I took their advice. Following the crowd will take you places you may not want to go. A pastor gave me the same advice although couched a little differently. He would say, “Who says the crowd’s right?”Continue reading “Who Says the Crowd is Right?”
Do Babies Go to Heaven?
As a youngster, I hung out with kids who were all older than me. One particular day we were tossing rocks in between two houses. My cousin watched us from his bedroom window. Sixty-five years later I can still see my cousin diving for cover as the rock that I threw came crashing through hisContinue reading “Do Babies Go to Heaven?”
Paul vs. James, A Contradiction?
There seems to be a contradiction in Scripture that a man is justified (declared righteous) by faith according to Paul, but justified by works according to James (Rom. 5:1; James 2:24). It’s either one or the other. It can’t be both, can it? But actually, it is both. A mountain climber may have faith to climbContinue reading “Paul vs. James, A Contradiction?”
5 Reasons Easy Believism is not Easy
There is a certain sect of Christianity referred to as Lordship salvation that would accuse me of teaching easy believism. They typically set up a strawman argument. In a strawman those who oppose you make a false representation of what you believe and then argue against it. They will often say things like ‘walking an aisle’Continue reading “5 Reasons Easy Believism is not Easy”