Salvation is a process by which one becomes right with God. Jesus Christ led a sinless life as the perfect lamb of God, voluntarily dying on the cross to take the punishment for our sins, thereby giving us redemption from spiritual death, so that we might have a personal relationship with the Father. We are justified by the grace of God through faith, not works. Following justification, we are sanctified through the work of the Holy Spirit as we consecrate our lives to Jesus Christ and His Word.
Salvation in the Bible - a continual
Justification - a work by
the blood of Jesus Christ
- By the grace of God
- through faith, not works
- My Attorney - A modern parable of salvation through faith in Christ
- Going to Heaven Are We? - Many people believe they can earn their way to heaven by doing good works. However, we can never attain the holy standards God demands, which is why He redeemed us by His grace (gift) in His Son, Jesus Christ.
- Did Jesus Command Baptism in Order to be Saved? - A commentary on John 3:5-7
- Water Baptism... Is it Necessary for Salvation? by Eric English (off site)
- Forgiveness of Sin - Offered to all people
- Forgiveness: Why Judaism Fails to Understand God - Forgiveness of others is not optional for the Christian
- Redemption - A work of God
- Sanctification - A work of the Holy Spirit in a willing believer
- Consecration - A radical
commitment to Jesus Christ
- Brownies with a Difference - A good example to read to your kids (or actually do it!)
- Many are Called, But Few Are Chosen - God is inviting you to salvation. If you refuse the invitation, you will not be chosen for heaven.
- Is Confession Necessary for Forgiveness of Sin for the Christian?
- Eternal Security of the Believer: Once Saved Always Saved?
- Have Christians Already Overcome Satan? - The Importance of the Word of God in the Life of the Believer
- Justification - a work by the blood of Jesus Christ
- Nothing Unique About the Teachings of Jesus Christ? - The radical teachings of Jesus Christ
- Prince of Peace - What Peace? - Does this mean Jesus was to bring world peace or some other kind of peace?
- The Pattern Of Redemptive History In Both The Old And The New Covenant As It Relates To The Moral Law by Wes Ringer
- Why Do Christians Lie So Much? Truth and Christianity
- The Confession of Saint Patrick
- Is Living Together Before Marriage a Good Idea?
- Is it Okay for Christians to Engage in Premarital Sex Before Marriage?
- Dancing with the Broom: Your Worth in the Eyes of God vs. How Others See You
- Christian Theology
We are what we think.
- 12/03/2013 02:31 AM
Reflective Thinking: The Noble Art of Rhetorical Persuasion, Part 1
When building arguments, how can we make the most persuasive case for our position (say, for example, that the Lakers are the best franchise in the history of NBA basketball)? What specific elements directly impact persuasion? What separates authentic persuasive … Continue reading
- 11/29/2013 02:40 AM
Quote of the Week: Richard Purtill
One way of getting a preliminary insight into [C. S.] Lewisâ€™ argument [from reason] is to ask whether nature is a product of mind or mind is a product of nature. If God created nature, as Christians believe, then nature … Continue reading
- 11/26/2013 02:06 AM
Remembering C. S. Lewis 50 Years after His Death, Part 2
The great Christian thinker and writer C. S. Lewis died the same day President John F. Kennedy was assassinatedâ€”November 22, 1963. Due to the broad coverage of the assassination, Christians in America didnâ€™t learn of Lewisâ€™s death immediately. In commemoration … Continue reading
- 11/22/2013 02:37 AM
Quote of the Week: C. S. Lewis
If Christianity was something we were making up, of course we could make it easier. But it is not. We cannot compete, in simplicity, with people who are inventing religions. How could we? We are dealing with Fact. Of course … Continue reading
- 11/19/2013 02:30 AM
Remembering C. S. Lewis 50 Years after His Death, Part 1
One of my favorite present-day Christian philosophers Tom Morris had this to say about the writings of C. S. Lewis: Clarity is power. This is one of the reasons that, for more than half a century, the immensely popular books … Continue reading
- 11/15/2013 02:29 AM
Quote of the Week: Vincent Bugliosi
After an exhaustive ten-month effort, the [Warren] Commission concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald, acting alone, fired the shots that killed President Kennedy and wounded Governor Connally from the sixth-floor window of the Texas School Book Depository Building. â€”Vincent Bugliosi, Reclaiming … Continue reading
- 11/12/2013 02:50 AM
The JFK Assassination Plus 50: The Five Most Interesting Books on President Kennedyâ€™s Death
For many of us who lived through it, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was as shocking and emotionally jarring as the events of 9/11. That may be difficult for some people to understand given that the events of … Continue reading
- 11/08/2013 02:22 AM
Quote of the Week: John F. Kennedy
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty. â€” President … Continue reading
- 11/05/2013 02:06 AM
November 22, 1963: The Day I Became an American
Love and respect of country were always important virtues in the family in which I grew up. My father served as an American combat soldier during World War II; he and my mother were two of the most patriotic people … Continue reading
- 11/01/2013 02:05 AM
Quote of the Week: St. Jerome
Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ. â€” St. Jerome, introduction to the book of the prophet Isaiah
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