Commentary on Revelation — (2:1-7) – [Ephesus]

  Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.   About Ephesus Ephesus was on the coast of Ionia, one mile northeast of the present-day town of Selcuk in the Izmir Province of Turkey. Ephesus was uninhabited by the 15th century. If you want to learn more about the history of Read More …

Can a Person Be a Christian and Not Live the Life of a Christian?

  Scripture quoted by permission. All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the NET Bible® copyright ©1996-2016 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. All rights reserved.   Introduction A true born-again Christian who doesn’t live the Christian life, would provide the perfect definition of an oxymoron. A Christian is not someone who merely says Read More …

We are Secure in Christ

  Definition of the terms: Conditional Security: Salvation can be lost or forfeited through a gradual loss of faith, as evidenced by a self-centered, sinful lifestyle. One may or may not turn away from Christianity in favor of a different religion. Primary is a lack of genuine faith in Christ.   Unconditional Security: Salvation cannot Read More …