Tag: Eternal life

The Simple Truth

While the Bible is a large and complex manuscript, it is in reality a simple message.  There are essentially three major components:  the battle between good and evil, our salvation, and our path forward as followers of Jesus Christ.  We can consolidate the Bible…

The Teachings of Jesus

The Bible is the most important document known to mankind.  Within the pages of the Bible, we learn about our Creator, we learn about the battle between good and evil, and we learn about our Savior, Jesus Christ.  Every page of the Bible is…

The Book of John

The gospel of John is one of the earliest accounts of the life of Jesus written by one of his closest followers – an eyewitness to many of the events depicted.  John’s stated reason for writing this gospel is so that we might know…

Mercy

You do not deserve God’s favor.  No one does.  It is not until we have fully accepted that understanding that we can even approach God.  There is absolutely nothing we can do to achieve God’s standard of righteousness.  Our only hope is that God…

Security

Once you step over the threshold of faith and place your trust in Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, you have placed yourself securely in the arms of God.  The evidence of your transition is revealed within the confines of your mind. “Those…

Grace = Unmerited Favor

The first man, Adam, made a mistake and went against the will of God resulting in banishment from the Garden of Eden and a loss of his eternal existence; Adam and all of his descendants to follow would now be assigned a time to…

Reading the Instructions

Sometimes, when we purchase a new gadget of some sort, we open the box and immediately try to start using it without ever looking through the instructions.  There are some who never even bother reading the instructions.  Inevitably, sometime down the road, this new…

One Man

Christianity was started by one man – Jesus – who was sent by God to the earth to save humans from death caused by unrighteousness.  Because humans do not in themselves possess a righteous nature, they are unable to live eternally with God.  Because…

Weeds

Even the best garden needs to have the weeds pulled to remain healthy.  Even the best grass seed may contain a few weeds.  Jesus taught that the Word of God is a seed that will grow the kingdom of God (Luke 8:11).  He went…

Truth and Light

Jesus made it clear from the beginning of His ministry what His mission was and how He expected people to respond.  Jesus was brought into the world by God and is the crowning achievement in His enormously complex plan to save mankind.  God is…