John Ritenbaugh reiterates that the martyrdom of Stephen, largely instigated by Hellenistic Jews, actually had the paradoxical dramatic effect of spreading the Gospel into Gentile venues, enabling individuals like Cornelius and the Ethiopian Eunuch, upon r. . .
God's grace supports and fulfills us, but it does not mean 'once saved,always saved.' It is possible to fall from grace, as Israel's experience demonstrates.
Paul's writings, because of their complexity, are frequently twisted to say that he was anti-law. By denigrating God's law, the unconverted set their own standards.
Mike Ford, citing a recent incident in North Carolina in which a man was charged with three counts of cruelty to animals for abandoning his pet fish, suggests that our politically-correct judicial system reeks with hypocrisy. Even though the judge dropped . . .
Ephesians 1:4 seems to say that God knew each of us and had determined before the foundation of the world to call each of us into His Family. Can this be true?
Our hope is based on having a living Savior. At times we are discouraged and overwhelmed, but God has not left us—though unseen, He is in the trials with us.
Grace implies empowerment for growth. It is the single most important aspect of our salvation, and His giving of it is completely unmerited on our part.
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