Posts tagged with ‘Salvation’

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9/13/17 OPINION IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR THE TRUTH OF GOD’S WORD

by Barry Lovett
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“[Jesus] said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”  Matthew 16:13-20 Public opinion can help answer certain questions, but not the one question that will determine your eternity: Who do you say that Jesus is?  If you agree with Scripture, and place your trust in Christ, you will have eternal life. Opinion […]

6/5/17 TRUST JESUS NOW, IT’S NOT TOO LATE

by Barry Lovett
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“The last will be first, and the first will be last.” Matthew 20:16 Have you waited such a long time to trust Jesus for salvation that you think it might be too late? Consider the thief on the cross, who put his faith in Jesus just before he died. Trust Jesus now, and receive His gift of […]

5/4/17 WHAT GOD SAVES, HE KEEPS

by Barry Lovett
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“I will never leave you nor forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5 We are God’s “own special people” if we have trusted Jesus as Savior (I Peter 2:9). He will not forsake us even though He knows we will fail Him. He knows what we are like – sinful, weak, and frail. He knew it before He called us […]

4/28/17 GOD IS IN THE RESCUE BUSINESS

by Barry Lovett
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“There is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.” Luke 15:10 The central message of the Bible is one of rescue. Paul points out that none of us “deserve” God’s mercy and none of us can save ourselves. Like a stranded hiker, all we can do is call for help. […]

4/27/17 WE ARE NOT SAVED BY GOOD WORDS BUT BY GOD’S WORK

by Barry Lovett
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“By grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works.” Ephesians 2:8-9 Many people have a false hope that they can earn a place in heaven by working at being good or by doing good things. God’s standard of perfection, however, requires a totally sinless […]