Survey Shows More Than Half Of American Christians Believe In A Works-Based Salvation

A new survey shows that a majority of people who describe themselves as Christian believe a “works-oriented” way to God’s acceptance. Dr. Tracy Munsil, the Executive Director for the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University, makes this sobering statement: Unlike past generations of Americans, who readily recognized the reality of sin and the need... Continue Reading →

What Does The Bible Really Teach About Free Will?

There are many views concerning the idea of free will. Some philosophers believe humans are determined by events outside of their control. There are theologians who think God is in complete control of man's freedom of choice and that free will is illusory. Other experts disagree and believe man has the freedom to truly choose... Continue Reading →

Verse Of The Day: Ecclesiastes 7:10

"There is not a righteous man on earth who does what is right and never sins." Ecclesiastes 7:10 This verse from Scripture is both good and bad. The bad news is all of us have sinned. This is bad news because we have all sinned against a Holy God who deserves to be respected and... Continue Reading →

What Does The Bible Teach About Salvation And How Is It Different From Other Religions?

"For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast." -Ephesians 2:8-9 (ESV) What an incredible verse highlighting the good news that God saves sinners. In this article, I will explain why this verse concerning... Continue Reading →

25 Ideas For Growing In Your Relationship With God

1. Carve out a time for prayer in your busy schedule. My friend in college said no matter what was happening, there was a specific time reserved for God alone and his appointment was more important than anyone else. I find that admirable and noteworthy of imitating. This world has so many distractions. Smartphones, social... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Sharing The Gospel Through The Power Of The Holy Spirit

Acts 1:8 "But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth." Before Jesus left the Earth to ascend to His heavenly Father, He promised that the Holy Spirit would give power... Continue Reading →

Poem: Paradise Lost Found in Christ

When Adam and Eve ate of that tree. No longer were they truly free. After they disobeyed Gods command They were thrown into a desolate land. That devil was cursed to the ground God made sure His chains were bound. But a great promise was made that day A future messiah who would lead the... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: God Enthroned Above

God enthroned above. Stronger than a lion's jaw. Gentler than a dove. In this haiku, I wanted to express my deep adoration for the living God. He is enthroned above. He is the ruler over all the kings and queens of the earth. His kingdom has no end. The Lord most high is majestic and... Continue Reading →

The Gospel in 5 Words and 5 Verses

Creation "Then God said, Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground." - Genesis 1:26 Sin "For the... Continue Reading →

Does Mark 16:16 Teach Baptism is an Essential Condition for Salvation?

And Jesus said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation. He who has believed and has been baptized shall be saved; but he who has disbelieved shall be condemned." (Mark 16:15-16). -New American Standard Bible  The Scriptures plainly state, "He who believes and is baptized shall be saved."... Continue Reading →

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