Falling away generally is referred to as backsliding. It is defined as one who once believed but now has departed from the faith. The are some who believe that a ‘real’ Christian could never depart from the faith. ‘Genuine’ believers could never fall away. However, does the Bible actually teach that? Justification is the actContinue reading “Can a Real Believer Depart from the Faith?”
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How do You Survive a Snakebite?
Few people like snakes. I don’t. So no wonder when God had enough of Israel’s constant complaining He sent serpents among them. They had grumbled about many things in their journey in the wilderness. They had failed to trust God. Now finally the Lord had reached His limitations with their complaining. He sent fiery serpentsContinue reading “How do You Survive a Snakebite?”
Is Anything Really Free?
A gift is supposed to be free. But it does cost something to the giver although to the recipient it is free. If there are stipulations to what is given, it is no longer a gift. For example, if someone gives you a new computer, but expects you to facetime with them or they’ll wantContinue reading “Is Anything Really Free?”
Interview – Step into the Light
On Friday I was interviewed by Patti Shene, host of the podcast, Step into the Light. She describes her podcast as an interview format where guests can share the ways in which God’s love and grace has touched their lives. She believes that we all experience dark times at some point, and these testimonies willContinue reading “Interview – Step into the Light”
Assurance of Heaven Book Excerpt 3 – Chapter 2, Spiritual Warfare
“I am always amazed when I read the results of a survey of Christians and the percentage who do not believe in a literal Devil. The Bible is clear that he is real and “walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour” (I Pet. 5:8). The whole world lies under his influenceContinue reading “Assurance of Heaven Book Excerpt 3 – Chapter 2, Spiritual Warfare”