Tag: Grace of God

More Like Jesus

As followers of Jesus Christ, we walk through this world as new creations.  Although we look the same, we have been totally changed on the inside.  We no longer conduct ourselves based on the whims of society – we conduct ourselves according to the…

This I Believe

The eternal life described in the Bible is not merely a life that extends forever it is a life continuously in the presence of God.  Jesus Christ, as an extension of God, came to save us from destruction and carry us forward as children…

The Road to Eternal Life

The eternal life granted to followers of Jesus Christ is not simply a never-ending existence; it is an unending life of acquaintance with God in Christ. “Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with…

Baptism

As a Christian, you have left your old life as a slave to sin, and transitioned into your new life as a slave to righteousness.  Baptism symbolizes that death and resurrection. “We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that,…

Eternal Life

The resurrection of Jesus clearly established His claim to be the Son of God as being true and delivered His promise of salvation through this incredible act of love.  At this point, Jesus had completed His work here in this world and turned over…

Salvation is a Gift from God

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast.”  Ephesians 2:8-9 (NIV) When you put your faith in Jesus Christ, you are…