Posts Tagged 'salvation'

Spiritual Fishing Ultimately Profits God

June 6th, 2015

Spiritual Fishing Ultimately Profits God

Even as I please all men in all things, not seeking mine own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved. (1 Corinthians 10:33 KJV)

We should not be going about life seeking our own selfish gain.  The gospel message is all about God and His Son Jesus Christ. It is not about us.

Here is a newsflash for you:  Life is not all about you or I.  Or what we can gain for ...

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Are you spiritually alive?

June 4th, 2015

Are you spiritually alive?

For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God. (1 Corinthians 1:18 KJV)

The preaching of the gospel message brings about the supernatural power of God for salvation.  It is not man’s works, baptism, following rules, being a good person, or any other work pointing to man’s own power.  Salvation only comes exclusively from the supernatural of God.

Those who are not ...

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God Does Not Wink but Sorrows About Sin

April 23rd 2016

God Does Not Wink but Sorrows about Sin

And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent: (Acts 17:30 KJV)

The time of ignorance about sin was BEFORE Jesus Christ shed his innocent blood to pay for the sin nature of all mankind.  Once Jesus Christ shed His precious blood man was enlightened about the availability of the saving power of God and winking at sin is no longer available.

God knew that ...

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God Does the Heart Work

April 18th 2016

God Does the Heart Work

It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life. (John 6:63 KJV)

It is the Spirit of God that quickenth, or bring salvation upon mankind.  Salvation is always a work of God and without spiritual work of God inside mankind’s softened heart there is no salvation.  The emphasis in this verse of scripture is placed upon the power of God ...

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Are You an “Oddball”?

April 2nd 2016

Are You an “Oddball”?

Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved. Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus. (Acts 4:12-13 KJV)

True salvation comes with confidence in God. Spiritual boldness is seen as out of control and unnatural in ...

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Take Up Your Cross July 4th 2015

Natural lusts please man; spiritual desires please God.

And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts. (Galatians 5:24 KJV)

Families often have identifying markers or characteristics that weld them together.  Often siblings look similar physically to each other and to their parents.  These physical characteristics often identify family members apart from others.

Living in God’s spiritual family leaves identifying marks or spiritual features eternally stamped upon the lives of His own.  Those who profess an ...

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Take Up Your Cross April 6th 2014

Are you spiritually thirsty for the eternal water of life?

Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. (Isaiah 55:1 KJV)

Have you opened your personal invitation to come and drink of the waters of God?  He has issued this calling to all men or whosoever shall come to drink in His spiritually quenching waters.  Accepting ...

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Take Up Your Cross January 26th 2015

Have you judged yourself against the Truth of God’s Word or according to the opinion of mankind?

But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ. For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God. (Romans 14:10-11 KJV)

The write of this Psalm was inspired by God to ...

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Take Up Your Cross January 21st 2015

Man’s apparent success according to evil devices will be cut down as God lifts up His own spiritually alive and robust in the eternal realm.

A Psalm of David. Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity. For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb. (Psalms 37:1-2 KJV)

This Psalm speaks of those who operate in spiritual sync according to the god of this world ...

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Take Up Your Cross January 18th 2015

Have you unwrapped the perfect and precious eternal gift from God offered to whomsoever will accept it in faith?

The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple. The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes. The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous ...

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