The Doctrine of God, Salvation & The Saddest Story

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  Not only is a correct understanding about God necessary for salvation, it’s evidence of having salvation.   This is one of the most important studies I’ve ever posted on this website. It’s a long read, but I encourage you to stay with it. It’s a message that’s not given much attention these days, but Read More …

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The “Whosoever” of John 3:16 Identified

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  All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version (ASV)   There is much debate between Calvinists and non-Calvinists (Arminians) about the meaning of the words “whosoever” and “world” in the NT as it relates to whom Christ died for. Calvinists believe that they refer only to the elect among the various people Read More …

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A Single Statement by Paul Refutes Universal Salvation

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  There are some people, including some Christians, who believe in universal salvation. This is the belief that everyone who dies will end up in Heaven. I know one person who takes this to the extreme and includes Satan and all his demons as those who will be saved. This same person hangs everything on Read More …

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Spiritual Enlightenment is the Fruit of Salvation

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  Those who have been truly born-again (Jn 1:12-13; Jn 3:3-8; 1 Pe 1:23), who are indwelt by the “Spirit of Truth” (Jn 15:26; Jn 16:13; 1 Jn 4:6), who have been “enlightened” (Eph 1:18) via regeneration (new-birth), will grow in their ability to see the truth and the kind of lives we’re to live Read More …

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

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  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 …

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We are Secure in Christ

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    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 Read More …

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