Tag «The Gospel of Jesus Christ»

Being Bold For Christ

Any man’s tongue is swift in telling good things, at least it ought to be, or where else is humanity? We are glad enough to tell you glad tidings of good things, but he that is to be useful must be willing to speak unpleasant things. Brothers and Sisters, are you ready when you meet …

Sharing Your Faith

Paul writes in 1 Corinthians 15:1-11… Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand, 2 by which also you are saved, if you hold fast the word which I preached to you, unless you believed in vain. 3 For I …

Where Hope Is Found

1 Peter 1:3…Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born againto a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, “The only haven of safety is in the mercy of God, as manifested in Christ, in whom every …

Friends of Jesus

“This is My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you. 13 Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends. 14 You are My friends if you do what I command you. 15 No longer do I call you slaves, for the slave …

Good Advice or Good News?

In many American churches, the Good News of what Jesus Christ has accomplished for us has been replaced with Good Advice about what we can do for God. We have replaced the proclamation of Christ and Him crucified with an easy-listening legalism of “do more and try harder.” In this message, Dr. R.C. Sproul explains …

The True Church

The church is found wherever the Holy Spirit has drawn together a few persons who trust Christ for their salvation, worship God in spirit, and have no dealings with the world and the flesh. The members may by necessity be scattered over the surface of the earth and separated by distance and circumstances, but in …

J. I. Packer-Salvation and Repentance

J. I. Packer went home to be with the Lord yesterday, July 17, 2020. He was 93 years old. Below is one of my favorites from him… J. I. Packer… To the question: What must I do to be saved? The old gospel replies: believe on the Lord Jesus Christ. To the further question: What …

What’s Wrong With People?

“We live in a depraved world!” Those were the words I heard… My response was… “We sure do” Jeremiah 17:9“The heart is more deceitful than all elseAnd is desperately sick;Who can understand it? The KJV… The heart is deceitful above all thingsand desperately wicked; who can know it? The NIV… The heart is deceitful above …

God’s Perfect Convincing Argument

We are sinners! God has a perfect convincing argument. The unbeliever must admit that their sins are as scarlet, the deepest color of red and that they are guilty. When they repent and believe, God will save them, He will make their sins white as snow. How does God do this? We share the gospel …

There Is No Plan B

I recently read this in Nelson’s Complete Book of Stories, though it’s just a story, it speaks so much truth. Here you go… According to a legend, when Jesus returned to heaven following his death on the cross and resurrection from the tomb, the angels gathered in amazement. They gazed at the wounds in his …