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Salvation Part 3: Glorification

Glorification“Free from the presence of sin.”“Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, Nor have entered into the heart of man The things which God has prepared for those who love Him.”– 1 Cor.2:9 When I was a kid I thought Bruce Lee was the most amazing man on the planet. He could move faster, hit…

Salvation Part 2: Sanctification

Sanctification “Free from the power of sin.” Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.” – 1 Thess.5:23 When a person places his or her faith in Jesus, at that moment he is justified….

Salvation Part 1: Justification

“Free from the penalty of sin.” ‘Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ’  – Romans 5:1   There you stand in the courtroom.  You have been charged with theft, murder and an assortment of other charges too numerous and heinous to name.  While you…

I Know Vince Young

I know Vince Young! You know the quarterback for the Tennessee Titans. To prove it, I’ll give you a description: He’s tall, African American and very athletic.He’s from Houston and attended MadisonHigh School.He played college football with the University of Texas and led them to a National championship.Oh yeah, he also runs really fast. Impressed?…

Human Torches

In 64 A.D., the psychopathic Roman emperor Nero blamed a great fire in Rome on a growing group of individuals called the Christians. These falsely accused were followers of a man who had been crucified about 3 decades prior for claiming to be the Son of God. Nero needed someone to blame and the Christians…

Question and Answers

Several weeks ago, we sent you a few questions about the Christian faith. Some of the various responses are as follows: Do you consider yourself a Christian? The answers to this first question varied from“Absolutely” to “Yes, but I need to be a BETTER one” toNo, because of the sin or lack of fruit in…