Category Archives: Salvation

God is both our Surgeon and our Judge

John Murray is helpful when he writes about this important distinction. Regeneration is an act of God in us; justification is a judgment of God with respect to us. The distinction is like that of the distinction between the act … Continue reading

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A Few Books on the Doctrine of Salvation

This past Sunday I mentioned a few books that have been helpful for me in my study of late on the doctrine of salvation and I wanted to pass those along to you all here. The first and perhaps best … Continue reading

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Christian Parenting

As a parent, I am always on the lookout for articles that are helpful and encouraging. I love to read and hear good ideas and sound Biblical teaching on parenting, but what proves most helpful is how to teach the … Continue reading

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Meet Me In Heaven

Just how far should we go in pleading with someone for their salvation? Here’s a letter that might help us. Dear Arthur, you are highly privileged in having parents who pray for you. Your name is known in the courts … Continue reading

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Religion vs. The Gospel

Far too often, religious self-righteousness is mistaken for Biblical Christianity and there is a great deal of difference between the two. I need to be constantly reminded that right-standing with God is not based on what I do but  on … Continue reading

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Assurance of Salvation: Internal and External Indicators

One of the constants in my ministry experience (12 years) has been a need for assurance when it comes to salvation. It’s a no-brainer right? We want confidence in our eternal state. We want to know beyond a doubt that … Continue reading

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