Salvation

Reading with the Grain of Scripture (book review)

Richard B. Hays’ Reading with the Grain of Scripture is a worthy contribution to the literature on properly interpreting the Bible and the historicity of the Christ that it points us to. Recommended.

Receiving Christ in Saving Faith

Read these words from John Owen from his work, The Glory of Christ... You tell us to come to Christ. Well, what would you have us do? We hear the Word preached, we believe it as well as we can. We do many things willingly. We make every effort to abstain from many...

How to Know if You’re Elect

For an upcoming project I've been reading some of Wilhelmus A. Brakel's (1635–1711) The Christian's Reasonable Service. It's a four-volume work on which Reformation Heritage Books has a great price (link). The other night I was reading in Volume 1 on his treatment of...
Assurance: “How Can I Know I’m Really Saved?”

Assurance: “How Can I Know I’m Really Saved?”

Examine Yourself How do you know you are really a Christian?  Do you really know you are going to spend eternity in Heaven when you die? Are you sure you are actually right with a just and holy God? Can a true Christian lose their salvation? I recognize there is a...

A Christmas Gift for You

A Christmas Gift for You

She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins. - Matthew 1:21 'Tis the Season It's the most wonderful time of the year. But not just because the kids will be jingle belling. I love this time of year because...

The Sinner’s Prayer

The Sinner’s Prayer

*This post is adapted from Appendix 1 in the book From Death to Life: How Salvation Works. Many true believers repeated a prayer at the time of their conversion usually referred to as “the Sinner’s Prayer.” I am not saying that if you came to Christ and prayed this...