Lately, I've been thinking about salvation and what it means to be unworthy. Some believe we can enter Heaven on good works that we have to try really hard, make something of ourselves, etc, and we can walk through the gates. Good works do not add to our value. The truth is, our value, our … Continue reading Because I Was Unworthy (Merry Christmas)
Clarification (02/19/2020) - The spiritual gift of discernment relates to people being able to recognize false teachers, false believers, etc. It relates to testing the spirits. However, all Christians are called to test the spirits. Discernment, as the definition shows relates to judgment as well. We are to discern, to have proper judgment. Discernment relating … Continue reading Discernment | Spiritual Gifts
For a few weeks, I've been thinking about starting a series on words in the Bible and what does scripture actually say about them, what's the context? I think today being Valentine's Day and following the previous post about salvation, it's important to look at the word: confession or confess. To confess: admitting wrongs, declaring … Continue reading Confess/Confession – What Does The Bible Say?
Last year for Valentines I dived into how to receive salvation. It was kinda an expanded version of the "sinner's prayer." View Post: Here. However, I think it is crucial to have a follow-up post. PLEASE NOTE: This is not my average length for my blog posts. With everything that gets covered in this post, … Continue reading I Used To Believe In The Sinner’s Prayer…I Do Not Anymore…
"I am the LORD your God; consecrate yourselves and be holy, because I am holy." Leviticus 11:44 (NIV) One of the most intimidating messages of being a Christian is that we are to be holy. We are to be blameless. And up until Jesus Christ, not one human was worthy enough to be called "perfect." … Continue reading I Can’t Be A “Perfect” Christian
The true meaning of Easter is not a one-day deal just like Christmas is not a one-day deal either. Not for the life of a believer. Post | Positives Of Christmas When Focused On Christ Now, again, I'm not encouraging anyone to celebrate Easter. I know there are believers who do not celebrate Easter or Christmas, … Continue reading How To Focus On The True Meaning Of Easter This Season
UPDATE: 02/13/2020- I have since changed my position on the "sinner's prayer." To learn more about salvation, in-depth, please view this post - I Used To Believe In The Sinner’s Prayer…I Do Not Anymore… the post below is more of a watered-down summary. I find it fitting this gets published on Valentines Day. The greatest gift … Continue reading Salvation’s Recipe | How To Receive Christ Into Your “Heart”
This post was written almost two years ago, but it is a good one. God led me on a really creative way to go about explaining this as well as give the "recipe" for salvation. When I wrote the one post it was a little over 1300 words because I covered why salvation is needed … Continue reading Salvation- Why Is It Important/Needed?
Further Clarity (added 12/16/2019)- My concern in this post I didn't have the right words completely. There are many people who think they have accepted Christ and think they have salvation. But they are like the seeds Jesus talked about in His parable. They are choked, have no place to grow, etc. These people have … Continue reading Salvation Does Not Allow Us To Keep Sinning!
Enough is enough, how long are we going to stay silent. Our life is but a vapor. (NIV) James 4:14, "Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes." We are surrounded by people who do not … Continue reading Stop Remaining Silent About Christ