Posts tagged with ‘Salvation’

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3/30/21 SALVATION IS RECEIVING A NEW LIFE

by Barry Lovett

“Those who are well have no need for a physician, but those who are sick.”  Luke 5:31  Luke tells how Jesus healed the body and the soul of a paralyzed man.  Following that miraculous event, Levi answered Jesus’ call to follow Him and then invited his fellow tax collectors and friends to a banquet in honor of the […]

3/24/21 ONLY ONE ROAD LEADS TO HEAVEN – JESUS CHRIST IS THE WAY

by Barry Lovett

“I marvel that you are turning away so soon from Him who called you in the grace of Christ, to a different gospel.”  Galatians 1:6 Repeated announcements can be annoying, but they do have value.  The apostle Paul thought repeating a warning was vital. Paul warned them not to listen to, nor believe, “any other gospel” than […]

3/15/21 CHRIST CAME TO SEEK AND TO SAVE THE LOST

by Barry Lovett

“For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.” Mark 10:45 The Bible tells us of the Messiah who was born to rescue humanity from the penalty of sin.  What He did rises above all earthly comparison.  Two thousand years ago, God Himself […]

3/3/21 THE ONE WHO SAVED US IS THE ONE WHO KEEPS US

by Barry Lovett

“I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me.”  Philippians 3:12. It is not our grip on God that keeps us safe, but the power of Jesus’ grasp. No one can take us out of His grasp. Once we’re in His hands, He will not […]

2/4/21 SALVATION IS NOT A MATTER OF TRYING BUT TRUSTING

by Barry Lovett

“Therefore, we conclude that a man is justified by faith apart from the deeds of the law.” Romans 3:28. Trust. This is one of the most difficult concepts to communicate to non-Christians. They have a hard time understanding that they can’t do anything to earn God’s favor.  Jesus paid the penalty for all our sins when […]