Archive for the ‘Salvation’ Category
Jesus Christ leading and guiding us through the challenges of life is priceless. The difference between walking with, leaning on and trusting God versus trusting in our own smarts to get us through the day is as different as seeing in color versus seeing in black and white. Read the rest of this entry »
Today I had a life changing experience. My world was shaken to the core and I’m still trying to recover. I was driving down historic Route 66 enjoying a beautiful sunny morning on my way to our monthly Men’s Breakfast. I glanced to my right and saw a Sara Lee bread delivery truck. A childhood jingle was printed on the side of the truck which read “Nobody does it like Sara Lee”. Read the rest of this entry »
The terms new birth, born again, receive Christ, accept Jesus, get saved, receive salvation, come to Christ, and becoming a new creature in Christ all point to the same event. They speak to fact that an individual has allowed Jesus Christ to be the Lord of their lives according to Romans 10:9-10.
The new birth experience is a life changing event. New birth means we’ve moved from spiritual death and being cut off from God to spiritual life and eternal fellowship with God. The new birth experience can be very emotional for some. Read the rest of this entry »
Many believers and non-believers have a problem with the doctrine of hell. More specifically, the question of how a loving God can send people to hell. I personally don’t believe that God has ever sent anyone to hell. I don’t think a loving God could send anyone to hell, nor do I believe it’s His will that anyone go to hell. In fact, I believe He has done everything in His power to prevent anyone from going to hell. Read the rest of this entry »
My mother was a praying mother. In fact, I give her most of the credit for “praying me into the Kingdom of God”. My mother never hounded me or presented Christ to me in a way that turned me off from receiving Him. She never verbally said very much to me regarding God or His Word at all. She simply prayed and gave me a visual example of what living a Godly lifestyle looked like. For years, when it looked like I was going in every direction but a positive one, she never lost the hope of her children living for God. Read the rest of this entry »