8 You love Him, though you have not seen Him. And though not seeing Him now, you believe in Him and rejoice with inexpressible and glorious joy, 9 because you are receiving the goal of your faith, the salvation of your souls. 10 Concerning this salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace that would come to you searched and carefully investigated. 11 They inquired into … Continue reading Your Salvation
It is an amazing, humbling realization to know that the eternal God of the universe knows who you are, cares about you, and chooses to invite you to be part of His eternal family. In his first letter, a fisherman-turned-preacher named Simon Peter wrote to a group of churches to encourage them and instruct them … Continue reading Chosen by God
This is a question of critical importance. Eternity is at stake. Eternity is at stake for each one of the 8 billion people on the planet. And for every person who has ever lived. And for every person who will ever live. Who will enter the kingdom of heaven? Too many people have wrong ideas … Continue reading Who will enter the kingdom of heaven?
Salvation is truly a gift of God's grace. Ephesians 2:8-9 For you are saved by grace through faith, and this is not from yourselves; it is God’s gift — not from works, so that no one can boast. Salvation is available to everyone who will put their faith and trust in Jesus: John 3:16 For God loved … Continue reading Leading Someone to Faith in Christ
What you believe drives how you live. For instance, if you believe that drinking tomato and spinach smoothies will help you lose weight, then you may drink one every day for lunch and dinner, if you're on a diet. What you believe about spiritual matters drives how you live too. In this post, we'll discuss … Continue reading You’ve Got To Know What You Believe
A helmet protects your head. Whether it be an athlete, a motorcyclist or a soldier, or even a kid just learning to ride her bike, people know that helmets are important cranial protection. In chapter six verse seventeen of his letter to the Ephesians, Paul used the analogy of a warrior's helmet to describe how … Continue reading Legacy of a Warrior: The Helmet of Salvation
In his book 10 People Every Christian Should Know, Pastor Warren Wiersbe reminds readers of why these ten men and women were so influential as Christian leaders in their lifetime and beyond. We can learn much from each of them. Here are some of Wiersbe's thoughts on Jonathan Edwards, who lived from 1703-1758. "He saw … Continue reading Warren Wiersbe on Jonathan Edwards, and a few questions for us to consider
How do you know the right way to go? Follow Jesus, he will always lead you on the right path. How do you find out the truth, in any situation? Ask Jesus, he will always give you the truth. How can you know that you will have eternal life in heaven and enjoy abundant life … Continue reading The Way. The Truth. The Life.
It would be really hard for me to move a mountain. It would take a lot of money, a lot of explosives, a lot of workers, a lot of dump trucks, a ton of work, and an enormous amount of time. God could move that mountain in an instant. Just ask anyone who has lived … Continue reading The God Who Can Move Mountains is Mighty to Save
The news we read online and hear on TV is not always good news. The reporters are talking about the government shutdown, looming debt crisis, wars around the world, leaders who won't work together, crime in local communities and more. It could get you depressed and discouraged. However, if you know that God is in … Continue reading The Light of the World