'By Grace you are saved' Tagged Posts (Page 2)
I acquired a Kindle this past Spring. It has been one of the best technology purchases I’ve made in recent years – not so much because of the technology, but because it has opened the door to the writings of men of God. I have loaded the works of men like Bunyan, G.K. Chesterson, John Calvin, D.A.Carson, John Owen, Charels Stanley, Wayne Gruden, Martin Luther,…
God has every right to abandon us all to our own demise and eternal destruction, for none of us deserved more. But He hasn’t. Despite our sinful ways, God chose to do what none of us deserved… to reach out in love and save us.
Yet my heart goes out to those oblivious to the judgement of God especially given our churches seem to do little to teach of it and highlight to people their need for a Saviour.
What characteristics are indicative of genuine salvation? Are these characteristics evident in your life? I came across the this list which was useful for me to evaluate the health of my relationship with God.
MOST PEOPLE say that they believe in “free will.” Do you have any idea what that means? I believe that you will find a great deal of superstition on this subject. The will is saluted as the grand power of the human soul which is completely free to direct our lives. But from what is it free? And what is its power?
I always find looking at an iceberg chilling. Ok… that’s bad humour… please excuse my play on words! However when looking at an iceberg from the perceived safety of a boat all can seem harmless. But as we know below the surface it’s an entirely different story! All is not what it seems. This reminds me of the reality of sin in our lives. On the…
Asking Jesus into your heart is probably one of the most frequently used phrases by followers of Christ when evangelising. There’s only one problem – this term is never used in the Bible. Nowhere – zilch – in isn’t there!
Recently I was given the opportunity to tell people at church about how I came to be a Christian. It’s always a bit nerve-racking to stand up the front of a group of people and be vulnerable about your past. However I am a strong believer in being real about our struggles and trials in life so that we can see God’s power at work. No one is perfect. Everyone…
“O for a better heart! O for a heart to love God more; to hate sin more; to walk more evenly with God. Lord! deny not to me such a heart…”
Where in your life have you turned from God? Do you have a born again relationship with God, through your faith in Jesus? If not, the bible says you won’t be spending eternity in heaven (John 14:6).