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The Philippian Jailer’s Belief

December 9, 2013

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Free-gracers readily point to the salvation of the Philippian jailer (Acts 16:25-40) as a proof text for their easy-believism doctrine. But notice what Acts 16:31-32 says after the jailer trembled and asked how he could be saved: They said, ‘Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.’ 32 And […]

God’s Wrath Is Coming – Repent and Believe!

February 29, 2012

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In the following video, Pastor Jorge Mendoza warns, Many people hear this and don’t respond. Maybe you’ve heard it all your life and haven’t responded. And you think you’re being neutral….”I’m not saying no” but by not saying “yes”, by not turning, you’re saying “no!” You’re actively deciding against Him. In fact, you’re worse than […]

Are You Sure You Are Saved?

February 23, 2012

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In an appropriate follow-up from yesterday’s post, Testimony of Regeneration, Wretched provides the below excerpt from Paul Washer regarding the view that being morally upright saves a person. Changed behavior saves no one. It is only the grace of God, by the new birth, through repentance grounded in godly sorrow and faith alone in Jesus […]

Testimony of Regeneration

February 22, 2012

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One of the blessings that comes with posting articles to the internet is the unknown impact they will have in the future. Last week I learned that Amy Spreeman from Stand Up for the Truth had republished my February 2011 article titled, People Who Will Not Go to Heaven. The reposted article generated some traffic […]

Don’t Believe in Vain This Christmas

December 22, 2011

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For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. – Isaiah 6:6 Over 2,000 years ago God entered the world to dwell among us (John 1:14) in order […]

The Narrow Way to Life

December 20, 2011

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Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few. - Matthew 7:13-14 I’ll Be Honest features […]

God’s Goodness = Man’s Worst Problem

November 15, 2011

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The most terrifying truth of Scripture is that God is good. – Paul Washer My good friend and dear brother Marcus Pittman of Crown Rights Media had the opportunity to interview Paul Washer at the 2011 Sermon Index Conference in Lilburn, Georgia a few weeks ago.  Knowing the interview was a presentation of the Gospel, […]

The Fear of God

September 16, 2011

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One only has to take a brief survey of the American church landscape to clearly see how far gone is the visible church.  Whether it’s messages of health, wealth, and prosperity, purpose-driven mania, or man-centered foolishness, or churches saturated with liberalism, postmodernism, or paganism, the church visible is fatally ill.  This country boasts 85% of […]

Do You Know This Repentance?

August 15, 2011

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Do you know of the godly sorrow that produces repentance leading to salvation (2 Corinthians 7:10)? Have you turned from sin toward Christ to love Him and obey Him as He rightly deserves as sovereign Lord and King?  If you do not know this kind of repentance, then you are still a slave to your […]

What Is Wrong with NON-Lordship Salvation? – Part 3

March 25, 2011

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I’m thankful that Christ saved me, but I’m not ready to obey Him. Jesus is my Savior, but I do not love Him enough to hate my sin and flee from it. Jesus died for me and I appreciate that, but demanding that I follow Him is a little too much right now – maybe […]

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