Tag: salvation

One Judge

God is the ultimate authority.  The Bible provides us with a clear understanding of God’s standards but in the final analysis, each individual stands before God uniquely.  Only God knows the details of what is going on inside the heart of anyone.  What may…

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…

A Fraction is All You Need

The ministry of Jesus Christ was only about three years, but in that time He was on a continuous mission that had no boundaries.  Other than His time spent eating and sleeping, Jesus was performing miracles, teaching, and healing non-stop.    Over a period of…

United in Love 

A common purpose and vision is essential for followers of Jesus Christ to achieve the work of God.  When everyone is moving in a different direction, the body of Christ is disjointed and rendered ineffective.  Together we can accomplish great things in the name…

Walk in the Light

Most negative experiences can be turned into valuable lessons that will end up protecting you the next time you encounter a similar situation.  It’s easy to fall victim to a scam when you’re stumbling around in the dark; however, once the deception has been…

The Empty Tomb

Jesus Christ was ridiculed, horribly beaten, and nailed to a cross to die for our sins.  God, in all his wisdom, determined this to be the most graphic example of His love for us; the ultimate sacrifice.  Although fully divine, Jesus felt every stroke…

Christians are Different

When the apostle Paul sent his letter to the Colossians, he was trying to help them avoid the distractions of unbelievers who were pulling them in the wrong direction.   His mission was to get the Colossians centered on the teachings of Jesus.  Near the…

The Roller Coaster of Life

For most of us life has its ups and downs.  Sometimes it might seem like we’re on a roller coaster with death defying drops followed by exhilarating climbs to the top only to be plunged back down again.  Other times the transitions are more…

The Scientific Path to God

If you’re looking for God to appear in some scientific equation, you’re wasting your time.  God is revealed through the heart, not the mind.  Of course you comprehend what proceeds from the heart with your mind and for that reason, like in science, careful…

With God there are No Limits

If you’ve read the Old Testament you know the Israelites were constantly trying to keep the Jewish law and forever failing.  The whole point of the law was to demonstrate our inability to attain God’s standard on our own.  Righteousness, God’s holy standard, can…