Category Archives: Saved by Faith

Seventh-day Adventists: Under Law or Under grace?

I was reading on an evangelical website and came down to its category on ‘Cults’. It mentioned a couple of religious organisations but did not include Seventh-day Adventists (Walter Martin is the one most responsible for removing that undeserved stigma). … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Faith & Obedience, Law of God, Salvation, Saved by Faith, Saved By Grace

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

Posted in Christ's Sacrifice, Gospel, Incarnation, Jesus, Justification & Sanctification, Salvation, Saved by Faith, Saved By Grace, The New Birth

Hell – All Souls Day And The Gospel

I read on a Catholic website that “today, Saturday November 2nd is All Souls Day, the day after All Saints Day, which was preceded by Halloween, the eve or vigil of All Saints Day. “All Souls Day is a solemn … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Conditional Immortality, Forgiveness, Gospel, Nature of Man, Punishment, Salvation, Saved by Faith, Saved By Grace, Second Advent, The Resurrection, Views On Hell

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

Posted in Calvinism V Wesleyanism, Election, Faith & Obedience, Faith & Works, Justification & Sanctification, Salvation, Saved by Faith, Saved By Grace, The New Birth

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

Posted in Apologetics, Faith & Obedience, Justification & Sanctification, Nature of Man, Punishment, Salvation, Saved by Faith, Saved By Grace, Second Advent, The Gospel, The Resurrection, Views On Hell

BEHOLD WHAT MANNER OF LOVE

When the Apostle John penned 1 John 3:1 he was not naive about the experiences of life. Christians facing the world in the Apostle John’s day would have been cruel and barbaric. John himself had been imprisoned on the Isle … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christ's Sacrifice, Easter, Faith & Works, Gospel, Salvation, Saved by Faith, Saved By Grace, Suffering, The New Birth

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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