Category Archives: Saved By Grace

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

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

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

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

Posted in Apologetics, Christ's Sacrifice, Faith & Obedience, Forgiveness, Gospel, Law of God, Salvation, Saved By Grace

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’ 

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

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

Posted in Biographies, Christ's Sacrifice, Nature of Man, Salvation, Saved By Grace, Second Advent, The Resurrection

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