When I was a teenager, Terry the pest control man came once a month to spray my parents’ house. We often talked about the Bible. In one conversation I asked him, “What if I murdered lots of people. Would I still be saved?” “Yes.”
Dumbfounded, I said nothing. How could God tolerate such blatant abuse of His grace? Doesn’t God’s grace demand our obedience?
A more important question is this: Do I abuse God’s grace and expect it to continue? I’m afraid sometimes I do. You probably do too. Here are four ways we abuse God’s grace. Continue reading 4 Ways Christians Abuse God’s Grace
For years I misunderstood God. In my mind, He sought every opportunity to punish the wicked, particularly those who worshiped Him incorrectly. He loved His children but only out of obligation. If He allowed anyone into heaven, which almost never happened, He did so grudgingly. Continue reading Why God Loves to Love and How that Changes Everything
Do you understand how and why Christ’s death removes sin? Most people don’t. After this article, you may understand His sacrifice more clearly than ever before!
Continue reading Understand Christ’s Sacrifice Like Never Before
Sometimes in religious disagreements, we talk symptoms but ignore the real problem. My last article on “baptism bullies” was about a symptom. Let’s address the real problem now. The reason most people reject baptism as necessary for salvation is because they believe works nullify grace. Continue reading Works Don’t Nullify Grace