Category Archives: Salvation

A conversion story

A young man from an influential Chinese family believes in Jesus as his creator and savior. Continue reading

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Peter’s Sin and Redemption

He’s not ashamed of us or our sin because he died for our sin. And if Jesus was ashamed of his people who sin, he wouldn’t have any people—for we all sin. Continue reading

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Our great God and Savior

Don’t miss the 7 truths about God’s gift of salvation Continue reading

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What happened in Genesis 3?

By tracing our way through the original departure from God, we gain helpful insights into how to live as we were originally meant to live — as we were created to live. Continue reading

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True followers of Jesus identified

Soul searching before God would be wise if your experience and character lacks this description. Continue reading

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An unnerving truth about heaven

Many of us want to say, “Only those who accept Jesus as Savior go to heaven.” Or, “Only those who believe in the gospel go to heaven.” These are not necessarily wrong statements, but they possibly conceal what Jesus revealed. Continue reading

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God – propitiator and propitiated

In religion, the sinner brings something to offer to the deity hoping to pacify the angry god/s. This is not how it goes for Christians. Continue reading

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Eternal significance of good works

What is the eternal significance to our earthly lives?  Continue reading

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Can I remain at the center?

A gospel that misleads you to think you can come to Christ and remain at the center of life is not a gospel. Continue reading

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Return to glory

This panoramic view is too often left out when we tell the story of salvation. The outcome is a shortsightedness which leaves us inadequately grounded for a living hope in Christ. Continue reading

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