Category Archives: Justification & Sanctification

The Free Gift

“Some things are worth re-reading. Calvin Rock has a way with words – on page 296 of his book, ‘Something Better’, he writes about, ‘The Free Gift’ (Romans 5:15) “The righteousness of Christ is a free gift. We cannot earn … Continue reading

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Grace Has Arrived On The Scene

“God has given us good news. The good news is that grace has arrived on the scene. Grace has been given to desperate, fallen humanity. The gospel is the message of grace, which saves us when we first become a … Continue reading

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The N. T. On Faith And Works by Dr. Ben Witherington

“Yes, the Bible is clear enough that salvation is not a human self-help program. Yes, it makes clear that apart from God’s grace no one can be saved. Yes, it stresses that we are converted by grace through faith, and … Continue reading

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I Don’t Believe In Hell

At least, not in the sense of the following I took from a Christian posting on the Internet a few days ago: “Hell is a “bottomless pit” (Rev. 20:1-2, KJV). “The new occupant is slow to learn. In growing panic, … Continue reading

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Justification and Sanctification: Both Are Acts Of God

Methodism has had its influence in early Adventism when it comes to Justification and Sanctification. What do those terms mean for the believer? Dr. Ben Witherington explains in 7 minutes in, ‘Why I’m A Wesleyan Evangelical’ 

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Anthony Hoekema, Adventists & Walter Martin – Part III

Walter Martin, Adventists & The Law Of God in ‘The Kingdom Of The Cults, General Editor; Ravi Zacharias, Bethany House Publications, Minneapolis, 2003 I concluded the previous post by asking why would Walter Martin, or the publishers of ‘Kingdom of the … Continue reading

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The Gospel In Isaiah

There are those who believe Adventists are under the ‘Old Testament’, meaning, Adventists are under the Law of the Old Testament as a means of salvation, whereas Bible believing Christians are under the Grace of God provided through the Lord … Continue reading

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