Posts tagged with ‘Salvation’

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10/23/23 TRUST JESUS NOW, IT’S NOT TOO LATE

by Barry Lovett

 “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 […]

10/16/23 THE FAINTEST KNOCK OF FAITH OPENS WIDE THE DOOR TO FORGIVENESS

by Barry Lovett

“Seek the Lord while He may be found, call upon Him while He is near.” Isaiah 55:6 Money is a necessary part of living. Without money we couldn’t secure the necessities of life. But there are things money can’t buy. Money can’t buy spiritual power or recognition of God. All the wealth of the whole world cannot […]

9/15/23 GOD IS IN THE RESCUE BUSINESS

by Barry Lovett

“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 […]

9/14/23 WE ARE NOT SAVED BY GOOD WORKS, BUT BY GOD’S WORK

by Barry Lovett

“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 […]

8/30/23 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 […]