Category Archives: Saved By Grace

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

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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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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

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Why Do Christians Love Rules?

Trillia Newbell sends me back to my posts on Walter Martin and his view of Law and Grace. For me, it is Trillia Newbell who has got it right on Law and Grace. “The rule of law in the Old … 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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Eric Raymond On ‘The Offence Of The Gospel’

“Sometimes we forget that as we talk about Jesus and what he has done that it is actually a referendum on our performance as humans. Jesus did not come saying, “Hey, great job everyone. I’m here to lead a movement … 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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The Remedy for Our Sins

Since my reading of Walter Martin on Adventists and the Law of God it is good to come across fellow Christians who have a high view of God’s law and how the grace of God plays its part in the believer’s … 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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Margaret Thatcher’s Funeral: Bishop of London’s Sermon In Full

In his sermon the Right Reverend Richard Chartres said: “After the storm of a life led in the heat of political controversy, there is a great calm.” And that was the mood and atmosphere of the service at St Paul’s Cathedral, … Continue reading

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