The apostle Paul wrote the Ephesians and explained that all sinners are dead in their trespasses and sins.(Ephesians 2:1-9)
So if when we are sinners we are dead, how can we save ourselves by making a decision to “accept Jesus?” 741 more words
David DeBruyn has been putting together a fantastic series that is nearly concluded.
These two recent posts are especially helpful:
Matthew Bates has a most interesting new book out entitled, Salvation by Allegiance Alone: Rethinking Faith, Works, and the Gospel of Jesus the King. From what I can gather (and I would like to read the book, so far only bits and pieces of it, and… 319 more words
Edwards, True Grace Distinguished from the Experience of Devils:
It may also be inferred from what has been observed, that for persons merely to yield a speculative assent to the doctrines of religion as true is no certain evidence of a state of grace. 278 more words