Category Archives: Saved By Grace


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

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Another Way To Go: Grace Versus Law

Les Miserables has a spiritual appeal to Christian writers on God’s grace as we have seen previously. Here is another: “One of the most enduring works of art over the past two hundred years is Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables. Rarely does … Continue reading

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God’s Law Is Good News

So why do some want to make God’s Law contrary to God’s Grace? Continuing the theme of God’s Law from the previous post which emphasised God’s Law as a Law of love, Carolyn Arends describes God’s Law as being good … Continue reading

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The Law Of God Is The Law Of Love

In previous posts I have rejected Walter Martin’s views on the Law of God. It is assuring to read like minds on the Law of God or the Ten Commandments; it makes sense to seek to live by them. Loving God … Continue reading

Posted in Faith & Obedience, Faith & Works, Gospel, Law of God, Saved By Grace, The Gospel

Finding God And Grace in ‘Les Miserables’

“Several recent films have tackled big questions of religion, God, and spirituality, such as Life of Pi and Lincoln. But in Les Misérables, it is hardly a question of where to find God. It would rather be a challenge to … Continue reading

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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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Anthony Hoekema, Adventists And Walter Martin, Part II

p. 561. Is Seventh-day Adventism a Non-Christian Cult? Following from the last post, Walter Martin takes up Anthony Hoekema again on page 561 of his book, ‘The Kingdom of the Cults’. To quote Martin fully, p.561. We earlier mentioned Dr. … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Calvinism V Wesleyanism, Faith & Works, Gospel, Jesus, Salvation, Saved by Faith, Saved By Grace, Trinity

Our Triune God

CMI is a website concerned about Origins because of what it says about God and particularly about the Person of Jesus Christ, about His status in the Godhead and about his mission to our world. “If we wilfully reject Jesus’ … Continue reading

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When Grace Wore A Badge

It has been said about us drivers that the last thing to be converted is our ‘right foot’. How do we react when we are caught speeding? What are our instinctive reactions to the distinctive markings of the vehicle we … Continue reading

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And More On Grace – Amazing Grace with Wintley Phipps

We have discovered the Gospel in Isaiah – and grace to cover all our sin. In my previous post the author of a great article encourages “to get drunk on grace. Two hundred-proof, defiant grace.” And here Wintley Phipps shows us … Continue reading

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