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  • O Wretched World - Christ Died for You!

    07/15/2018 5:44:37 AM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 4 replies
    IFB ^ | 7/15/18
    Almighty God saw our desperate need for His righteousness and for deliverance from the tyranny and bondage of our transgressions (Rom. 7:24-25). These have separated us from Him and have brought His wrath upon us (John 3:36; Gal. 1:4; Eph. 2:1-2, 14). In His great ETERNAL love Almighty God sent forth His only Son from Heaven’s glory to pay the price for our transgressions, to be our propitiation and to rescue us from the ETERNAL ramifications of our transgressions and godless folly (John 3:16-17; Rom. 7:24-25; Gal. 1:4; Eph 2:14; 1 John 2:2). If this is you my dear friend,...
  • Church Mounts Billboard Atop Gay Bar Telling LGBT Community 'God Takes Pride in You'

    07/12/2018 11:30:51 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 38 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 7/6/18 | Leonardo Blair
    A Disciples of Christ Church in San Diego that describes itself as "radically inclusive" has purchased a billboard atop a gay bar with a message to the LGBT community, declaring, "God takes pride in you, so do we!" The Mission Gathering Christian Church first promoted its billboard endorsing gay pride on Twitter last month as something that the Bible would also treat as that which is "right and good." "If you're looking for a sign... This is it. Our message of PRIDE coming in July. Check us out then join us to 'do what is right and good...' Deuteronomy 6:18,"...
  • Disappointed Chinese Christians joined Communists

    06/28/2018 1:27:52 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 4 replies
    UCA News ^ | May 2018
    Professor Ying Fuk-tsang, director of the divinity school at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, says that during the early years of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) some Christians became disappointed with church institutions. They thought God had taken away the power of Christianity to save humanity, so they joined the CCP as secret, or underground, members. He cited Yan Baohang, who was baptized when studying at the Fengtian (now Shenyang) Normal School and served as a trainee student secretary in the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). He was later sent to the University of Edinburgh in Scotland for further...
  • The Called Out Ones

    06/19/2018 8:43:07 AM PDT · by amessenger4god · 71 replies
    Unsealed ^ | 6-19-2018 | Gary
    There are so many religions, let alone Christian denominations, how can anyone know what to believe?  And even if Jesus is the truth, which denomination can honestly claim to be the "closest" to the truth?  Who are the real Christians? Everything is Counterfeit Christianity For starters, it is important to understand that Judeo-Christianity predates all modern religions, beginning in the 20th century BC when Abram heeded God's call to migrate to Canaan.  His monotheistic faith not only set the stage for the Bible to be written, but also for the coming of the Messiah (the Redeemer of mankind).  Judaism proper—adherence to the...
  • The untold reason why Jewish people do not believe Jesus is the Messiah!

    06/11/2018 5:25:21 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 113 replies
    ONE FOR ISRAEL Ministry ^ | ONE FOR ISRAEL Ministry
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  • Why Jesus Is No Longer the Only Way for Many American Christians

    05/19/2018 11:43:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 92 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/18/2018 | Leonardo Blair
    Just over two months ago, as winter landed its final blows of snow in New York City, Michael A. Walrond Jr. of Harlem's 10,000-member First Corinthian Baptist Church landed an ideological blow of his own in traditional Christendom.Walrond, who was named "One of the Lord's Foot Soldiers" by Newsweek magazine, told his congregants that the belief that anyone who doesn't believe in Jesus is going to hell is "insanity.""There was a time when you would see people in the pulpit say, 'well, if you don't believe in Jesus you going to Hell. That's insanity in many ways because that is...
  • Is Jesus Really the Only Way?

    05/14/2018 1:27:44 PM PDT · by HarleyD · 55 replies
    Monergism.com ^ | Unknown | John Hendryx
    Is Jesus really the only way? In an environment of such plurality and diversity this really seems an implausible or even arrogant claim of Christians. When confronted with the exclusive claims of Christianity, the question on many people's minds is how can Christians be so narrow as to believe that all non-Christians will be excluded from heaven? There are plenty of good people who are not Christians. Do Christians think they are better than others? So the question often put to Christians is what about a person, a good person who has been good all their life ... will they...
  • Salvation and Church

    04/21/2018 9:30:28 AM PDT · by Salvation · 685 replies
    OSV.com ^ | 03-14-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Salvation and Church The teaching of ‘no salvation outside the Church’ is important and one that must rightly be understood Msgr. Charles Pope 3/14/2018 Question: I hear the Catholic Church teaches there is no salvation outside the Church. This would seem to condemn most to hell. Or am I missing something? — Name, location withheld Answer: It is in fact a doctrine of the Church often repeated by the Fathers of the Church and taught formally. However, it must be understood properly. The Catechism of the Catholic Church has this to say by way of explanation: “‘Outside the Church...
  • Here Is What Pope Francis Told Crying Boy Who Asked Whether His Atheist Father Is in Heaven

    04/20/2018 7:54:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 106 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/20/2018 | Stoyan Zaimov
    Pope Francis was tasked on Sunday with answering a challenging question by a little boy, who asked whether his late atheist father, described as a "good" person, is in Heaven. According to Catholic news site Aleteia, the encounter took place when the Vatican leader was meeting with parishioners of St. Paul of the Cross before celebrating Mass. A boy identified only by the name Emanuele was invited to whisper a question he had for Francis, which he did, but was too overcome with emotion to repeat it in public. The pontiff then shared with the parishioners what Emanuele had whispered...
  • Does Calvinism Offer a Basis for the Assurance of Salvation?

    04/11/2018 8:47:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/11/2018 | Randal Rauser
    Calvinism affirms a doctrine known as the perseverance of the saints according to which the truly regenerated disciple will persist in faith. In the words of the seventeenth-century Puritan William Secker, "Though Christians be not kept altogether from falling, yet they are kept from falling altogether."Calvinists insist that perseverance of the saints is a scriptural doctrine. As Paul says in Philippians 1:6: "he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus."In addition, Calvinists have also often argued that perseverance has a clear pastoral advantage in that it grounds our...
  • It is Finished. And Bowing His Head He Handed Over The Spirit.

    03/30/2018 5:01:07 AM PDT · by blueyon · 9 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | 3/29/18 | Menagerie
    JN 18:1—19:42 Jesus went out with his disciples across the Kidron valley to where there was a garden, into which he and his disciples entered. Judas his betrayer also knew the place, because Jesus had often met there with his disciples. So Judas got a band of soldiers and guards from the chief priests and the Pharisees and went there with lanterns, torches, and weapons. Jesus, knowing everything that was going to happen to him, went out and said to them, “Whom are you looking for?” They answered him, “Jesus the Nazorean.” He said to them, “I AM.” Judas his...
  • What Easter Means to Me

    03/28/2018 9:11:58 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/28/18 | Dr. Robert Owens
    This is what Easter means to me: life from death and life evermore I look at my life before Christ and I am struck by the fact that it doesn’t seem like my life. I was born again on Palm Sunday in 1980. I was thirty years old. That has been thirty-eight years ago. When I was first saved, I mourned for all the years I had spent wasting my life trying to do it on my own. I remember praying and asking God to give me as many years to serve Him as I had wasted denying Him. Now,...
  • The Word Is To Be Spoken

    03/14/2018 12:27:28 PM PDT · by Frank Broom · 5 replies
    03-14-18 | Frank Broom
    How do you get saved? Notice in Romans 10:10 you believe with your heart and confess with your mouth. So, unless you followed that process you are not saved. Notice, that word confess means to say the same thing. So, you have to believe something from the word and say it to be saved. But, not just saved as in born again because that word saved if you look in the Strong's Concordance means healing, deliverance, preservation, do well. Notice, all those things are connected to your mouth(words). And The Bible shows that for Proverbs 12:6&18 says, "The mouth of...
  • The Soul And It's Value...Mark pt 8

    And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel’s, the same shall save it. For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my...
  • Christian convert from Iran converting Muslims in Sweden

    02/16/2018 1:10:45 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | Hollie McKay
    From escaping Iran through the mountains as a Muslim refugee, to surviving domestic abuse and imprisonment in a Turkish prison, to carving out a life in Sweden, Annahita Parsan’s story is the stuff of a Hollywood movie. Parsan, a convert from Islam to Christianity and mother of two, has emerged as one of the most prominent religious figures in Europe, both because of her unlikely geographic and spiritual pilgrimage and her decision to reach out to Muslims with the gospel -- at great personal risk. The former refugee is now the leader of two congregations in Sweden. She not only...
  • Balaam's Second Word;The Justification of Israel...Balaam pt 7

    And Balak said unto him, Come, I pray thee, with me unto another place, from whence thou mayest see them: thou shalt see but the utmost part of them, and shalt not see them all: and curse me them from thence. And he brought him into the field of Zophim, to the top of Pisgah, and built seven altars, and offered a bullock and a ram on every altar. And he said unto Balak, Stand here by thy burnt offering, while I meet the Lord yonder. And the Lord met Balaam, and put a word in his mouth, and said,...
  • Why Pray for Non-Muslims to Reach Heaven? Perak Mufti Asks After K-Pop Star Vigil (VIDEO)

    12/23/2017 1:39:33 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    Malaysia Mail Online ^ | Saturday December 23, 2017
    Perak mufti Tan Sri Harussani Zakaria claimed today that Muslims are forbidden from joining the candlelight vigil in memory of the Korean pop star who died of suspected suicide this week. The mufti asked about the necessity for Muslims to pray for a deceased non-Muslim to go to heaven especially when he allegedly committed suicide, after Astro Awani contacted him for his opinion. “Cannot. You’re forbidden from doing that. If the artist or individual was Muslim, we gift him the al-Fatihah verse. If it’s a non-Muslim, why would we pray heaven for him instead? “What more he committed suicide, why...
  • While We Await the Court’s Ruling on Masterpiece Cakes, A Dose of Reality from India

    12/06/2017 4:39:38 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 6, 2017 | Michael Brown
    The Supreme Court has now heard the arguments in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, a case that pits gay rights against religious rights. But a ruling is not expected until June 2018. That gives us plenty of time to ask ourselves, “Would I lose my livelihood because of my religious convictions? Am I willing to suffer for my faith?” In America, an increasing number of Christians have answered yes to that question, including Jack Philips of Masterpiece Cakeshop. People like this should be commended for their steadfastness and should serve as examples to the rest of the Church: We show love...
  • Question: "What is the prayer of salvation?"

    11/12/2017 10:32:21 AM PST · by ealgeone · 115 replies
    GotQuestions.org ^ | unknown | unknown
    Question: "What is the prayer of salvation?" Answer: Many people ask, “Is there a prayer I can pray that will guarantee my salvation?” It is important to remember that salvation is not received by reciting a prayer or uttering certain words. The Bible nowhere records a person’s receiving salvation by a prayer. Saying a prayer is not the biblical way of salvation. The biblical method of salvation is faith in Jesus Christ. John 3:16 tells us, “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have...
  • ‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Brings Hotel Cleaning Woman to Tears With Simple Act

    10/27/2017 5:06:57 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 20 replies
    FaithWire ^ | 10/27/2017 | Billy Hallowell
    “Duck Dynasty” stars Miss Kay and Phil Robertson are known for their kind deeds and penchant for sharing the gospel — and during a recent trip to NYC and Washington D.C., a simple gesture from Miss Kay led to a transformative conversation. Miss Kay explained in a video uploaded to Phil Robertson’s Facebook page on Thursday that she decided to seek out the maid who cleaned her room so she could give her a thank you gift, explaining how the interaction sparked a conversation about the gospel. “I went to find the lady that cleaned my room … and I...