Three BIG truths about salvation found in three LITTLE verses

(1Pe 1:1-3) That God’s mercy is great toward us is proven by the fact that He designed a backup plan to save us if messed up the original plan. 1.1. (1-2a) = According to Peter, God’s plan to save people like us (to “elect” “exiles” like us – people previously w/o God’s mercy – i.e. […]

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Understanding What Evangelicals Believe About Salvation

The chief dangers to Christianity do not come from anti-Christian systems. Nobody fears that Christianity will be swallowed up by Mohammedanism [or] Buddhism. It is corrupt forms of Christianity itself which menace the life of Christianity. Why make much of minor points of difference between those who serve the one Christ? Because a pure gospel […]

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Only A Few

Luke 13:22-28 1) Only a few will be saved. 2) Wanting to go to heaven, or stay out of hell, is not enough. 3) Blood, sweat, and tears will be required. 4) The kingdom has closing hours and doesn’t accept credit.

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Welcomed By God

I would assume that if you were to take a poll, most Americans (Christian or not) would tell you that if there is a God, then all people are welcome to Him (IOW: He loves everybody). And for the ones claiming to be Christian, the Scripture they would appeal to as their support wb (Joh […]

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Losing Your Salvation – Part 6

What (so-called) biblically-based, Evangelical churches (and Christians) believe and teach = The false doctrines of Eternal Security, Perseverance of the Saints or “Once Saved, Always Saved”: Those who are truly saved (the elect), can/will never lose their salvation. What Moses, Jesus, Paul, the author of Hebrews, Peter, James, Jude and John believed and taught = […]

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Losing Your Salvation – Part 5

What (so-called) biblically-based, Evangelical churches (and Christians) believe and teach = The false doctrines of Eternal Security, Perseverance of the Saints or “Once Saved, Always Saved”: Those who are truly saved (the elect), can/will never lose their salvation. What Moses, Jesus, Paul, the author of Hebrews, Peter, James, Jude and John believed and taught = […]

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Losing Your Salvation – Part 4

What (so-called) biblically-based, Evangelical churches (and Christians) believe and teach = The false doctrines of Eternal Security, Perseverance of the Saints or “Once Saved, Always Saved”: Those who are truly saved (the elect), can/will never lose their salvation. “The bottom line in this doctrine is that when the Lord saves someone, that salvation is forever, […]

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Losing Your Salvation – Part 3

Why this study? 1) Sound doctrine matters (1Ti 4:16; 1Co 15:32-34), 2) Contending for this point as part of true Christianity is commanded (Jud 1:3-5; This study provides you w/the resource to do that), 3) Large letters are needed where heresy has succeeded (Gal 6:11), 4) Appreciation of the subject is a means of defending […]

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Losing Your Salvation – Part 2

What (so-called) biblically-based, Evangelical churches (and Christians) believe and teach = The false doctrines of Eternal Security, Perseverance of the Saints or “Once Saved, Always Saved”: Those who are truly saved (the elect), can/will never lose their salvation. “The bottom line in this doctrine is that when the Lord saves someone, that salvation is forever, […]

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Losing Your Salvation – Part 1

What (so-called) biblically-based, Evangelical churches believe and teach = The false doctrines of Eternal Security, Perseverance of the Saints or “Once Saved, Always Saved”: Those who are truly saved (the elect), can/will never lose their salvation.   “They whom God has accepted in His beloved Son, effectually called and sanctified by His Spirit, can neither […]

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Remaining on Jesus’ Holy Mountain

Hebrews 12:7-29; Psalm 15 Discipline or training in righteousness is required if we are to be holy and remain on Jesus’ Holy Mountain. Holiness (holy living/lifestyle), required for salvation (remaining on Jesus’ Holy Mountain), requires striving. The grace of God (is what places us on Jesus’ Holy Mountain), will be lost forever for those who […]

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Views On Works In Relation To Salvation

What is the relationship of good works[1] to salvation? Today, there is large disagreement as to what the relationship of good works is to salvation. In other words, are such works necessary or optional to spending eternity in heaven? This brief study will answer this question by comparing/critiquing the views most common western views according […]

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Belief and Obedience

A) You can obey and go to hell. But you cannot believe and go to hell. vs B) You can believe and go to hell. But you cannot obey and go to hell.

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2 Peter Abstract – Part 2: Remember the Gospel!

Theme: REMEMBER THE GOSPEL! 2nd Peter represents the Apostle Peter’s 2nd epistle. Written shortly after the first, the distinguishing mark of this letter is not only its focus on the gospel, but its efficient and effective presentation. In this respect, Peter does two things. First, he reminds us of what the (true) gospel teaches (1:1-5), […]

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God Loves His People – Part 1

Ephesians 2:4; Ephesians 5:25 God does not love the individual at the expense of His people. What does “loving His peolpe” look like? He freed us from our sin at great personal cost. He gave us new birth, a Spiritual Helper, His Holy Word, and a Family in the church.

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