ARCHIVE OF April - 2013

27APR 2013

Peter and Judas

Here’s an excerpt from a book I’m writing:      Can I honestly say that God “wants” Judas Iscariot saved in the same way He wants Peter saved? I can’t. Peter would betray Jesus. He was warned, Luke 22:31-32. He was restored, John 21:15-17. Judas was given no such warning, and no restoration was sought.……..[Read More]

21APR 2013

Love is of God

  1 John 4:7 reads, “Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.”       How can love be so simply and surely identified? How is it that the Apostle John can say in a blanket statement that “everyone” who loves……..[Read More]

14APR 2013

The Effects of Unlimited Atonement

  There is a form of Christianity that ultimately bases all of its hopes of salvation on the flesh. It contains the idea that demands a man’s “free-will” be the deciding factor in salvation. It is the idea that Jesus did only “His part” regarding one’s salvation and now seeks men who will do “Their……..[Read More]

07APR 2013

Why I Love Confessions of Faith

       When I read a solid church’s confession of faith I find in it a 1 Corinthians 13 kind of labor of love. This is true even with ones that I would call Christian, but not necessarily statements that reflect my own understanding of the Christian religion. Confessions of faith are never “easy”……..[Read More]

02APR 2013

All Sin is not the Same

       I’ve heard a lot of people say that, “All sin is the same. There’s no big sin or little sin in God’s sight.” I think I understand why they say it, but this is not correct except in one thing – that all sin, if not forgiven in Christ, condemns us. Whatever it……..[Read More]