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  • Prayers For, To,and Through the Dead

    04/22/2015 2:34:02 PM PDT · by RnMomof7 · 508 replies
    Reformed Apologetics Thoughts of Francis Turretin Blog ^ | April 21, 2009 | Francis Turretin Fan
    Within Roman Catholicism (and within some other churches as well) there are prayers that are made for, through, and to the dead. We, as Reformed believers, reject all three of these categories but on different grounds. In discussing these issues with Roman Catholics it may be useful to be able to understand the different categories and to explain why it is that we reject each. We should pray for the living, to the living and true God, through the merits and intercession of Christ alone. 1. Prayers For the Dead In Roman Catholicism, there is a belief in Purgatory. Although...
  • There are no more curses, JESUS SAID " IT IS FINISHED"

    07/22/2013 11:16:24 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 37 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles, Bible ^ | 7-21-13 | Jedediah
    There are no curses left you see, For they all belong to me , The adversary only has a lie , Do not believe it or you may die, It is Faith in Spirit that is your cause , I Said " IT IS FINISHED " with NO pause ! It was DONE in My blood for you , An eternal covenant unbreakable through and through , I AM your hedge to every lie, Let Me remove the speck from your eye, You are "FORGIVEN" I AM your Seal ! This is an ETERNAL DEAL ! I AM the same...
  • What Events Will Lead Up To The Anti-Christ's 666 Global State

    06/22/2013 7:04:38 AM PDT · by kindred · 162 replies
    The Ignorant ^ | 6/20/13 | DJP I.F.
    When the Rapture of the Church finally takes place - in which Almighty God the Son calls out His body (saints and ambassadors) - it (The Rapture) will be a wondrous sign unto the apostate western world more so than a sign unto the whole world. For all had better be prepared, for Almighty God's "Day of Wrath" is now at hand (2 Thess. 2:3-12)! All these are the beginning of sorrows (birth pangs) Matt. 24:8. The official commencement of this horrific seven year period will be the breaking of the 1st seal (i.e., the "Confirming of the Covenant" -...
  • Colorado Fires and the Day of the Lord!

    06/17/2013 1:54:33 PM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 19 replies
    IFB ^ | 6/17/13
    Deadly wildfires continue to ravage Colorado Springs and have thus far destroyed 473 homes making this wild fire the most destructive fire in Colorado's history. The images of these wild fires are apocalyptic and grips the imagination. It is in such times like these... while these images are fresh in the minds of Americans that we want to EXPONENTIALLY magnify this event and focus our attention to the very soon coming Day of the Lord (Rev. 6-19)! The first of the seven Trumpet judgments (which follow the Seal Judgments - Rev. 6) in the Day of the Lord is described...
  • Iran and Syria - Don't Mess with Israel!

    06/01/2013 7:34:00 PM PDT · by kindred · 6 replies
    The Ignorant ^ | Friday, May 31, 2013 | DJP I.F.
    We are presently at a time when we are constantly seeing Israel’s border enemies ever more emboldened to stir up strife and lash out against Israel. As this present conflict in the Middle East intensifies and Israel sees it self ever alone in this big bad evil world DO NOT expect them to just idly sit by and watch their nation be wiped off the map of planet earth. With Iran and Syria ever breathing threats at Israel and Israel's border enemies doing like wise the tentisons are high in the Middle East and in the world. We as Bible...

    12/08/2012 7:18:22 AM PST · by HarleyD · 51 replies
    Reformed Perspectives ^ | 2002 | John Hartog III, TH.D.
    Reprinted by permission of Faith Baptist Theological Seminary's Faith Pulpit, December, 1999. The virgin birth refers to Mary's miraculous conception of Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit, without any male participation, so that, though the birth process was not unlike that of other humans, Mary was still a virgin when Jesus was born. This Biblical doctrine should be distinguished from the Roman Catholic tenets of Mary's immaculate conception and her perpetual virginity (Erickson, 179). The Dogma of the Immaculate Conception According to the dogma of the Immaculate Conception, Mary was "preserved free from all stain of original sin"...
  • God is Not a Torturer: Debunking the Doctrine of Eternal Torment

    10/17/2012 5:32:20 PM PDT · by ReligiousLibertyTV · 79 replies
    ReligiousLiberty.TV ^ | 10/17/2012 | Michael Peabody
    “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” John 3:16 [caption id="attachment_5052" align="alignright" width="215" caption=""The Water Torture.— Facsimile of a Woodcut in J. Damhoudčre's Praxis Rerum Criminalium: in 4to, Antwerp, 1556.""][/caption] Pouring water over the covered face of an immobilized person is a brutal thing to do. The captive experiences severe pain and an overwhelming sensation of drowning. Some victims have even been known to break their bones as they struggle against the restraints. But waterboarding is nothing compared with what American theologian...
  • American Liars Inc.

    09/19/2012 6:51:08 AM PDT · by kindred
    The Ignorant ^ | September 19, 2012 | DJP I.F.
    My friends the world abounds with liars in all classes of politics and life in general but particularly here in America for the last six years (2006 elections) the Progressive Democratic Left has faithfully lied about everything under the sun to promote, preserve and protect their lawless Marxist agenda and their chosen chief chosen one. From Health Care to Medicare, from Republicans to the Tea Party, from the economy to tax increases, from the Fast and the Furious to the Stimulus, from the war on terror to Guantanamo, from drilling to green energy, from Limbaugh to Bush to Palin, from...
  • The Great Division Coming

    08/25/2012 7:31:51 AM PDT · by kindred · 11 replies
    Lambert Dolphin Library ^ | 4/19/2011 | Lambert Dolphin
    April 19, 2011 I believe I am among a sizeable subset of Christians in this country who believes that the United States is now on the fast track to judgment. Down through history the Bible shows that God periodically judges individual nations for their bad conduct. He chastens by lowering a nation's position, status, wealth and power among the other nations. He destroys by war, by famine, plague, or natural disasters. God judges individuals, both those who believe and those who do not. "For if we would judge ourselves, we would not be judged. But when we are judged, we...

    07/27/2012 7:19:56 PM PDT · by kindred · 5 replies
    The Ignorant ^ | 7/26/12 | GWZ I.F.
    Contemplating what God has graciously done for hell-deserving sinners ought to encourage and thrill the soul of every blood-bought child of God! As the hymn writer has said, "Oh to grace how great a debtor, daily I'm constrained to be!" (Robert Robinson). Paul, in referring to the redemption and forgiveness that believers have in Christ, spoke of "the RICHES of His GRACE" (Ephesians 1:7). Elsewhere he said, "But by the grace of God I am what I am" (1 Corinthians 15:10). God has given to every believer everlasting consolation (eternal encouragement) and good hope through grace (2 Thess. 2:16-17). "For...
  • The Left’s Redefining and Marginalizing of the Right in America’s Last Days

    07/19/2012 6:51:51 PM PDT · by kindred · 7 replies
    The Ignorant ^ | July 19, 2012 | DJP I.F.
    Well here we are my friends. After three and a half years of nonstop conservative radio and TV commentary and rallying cries, national Tea Parties, emailing, writing and calling our U.S. representatives, protesting vehemently against socialism, optimistic appraisals and evaluations, and taking our own personal stands for conservatism the relentless leftward movement of this nation has brought to pass our greatest fears for the 2012 elections, a weak moderate/liberal Republican nominee for President. The optimistic voices that put optimistic appraisal in front of the reality of the hour are speechless. Let me ask those of you who have fought valiantly...
  • After the world war will come famine and plagues. Yet, prayer can mitigate the chastisement

    07/15/2012 5:41:38 PM PDT · by jacknhoo · 9 replies ^ | Friday, July 13th, 2012 @ 04:25 pm | Maria Divine Mercy
    After the world war will come the famine and then the plagues. Yet, prayer can mitigate the chastisement My dearly beloved daughter My followers need to know the sequence of events for, by understanding this, they will be empowered with the knowledge so that they can help to mitigate the Chastisement. The Warning is taking place as a last resort by My Eternal Father in order to plunge the light of God, the light of the Truth, into the hearts of mankind. Without it most of humanity would be cast into Hell for they would not be worthy of My...
  • Damascus And Syria...Islam in Prophecy pt 6

    The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap. The cities of Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.(Isaiah 17:2)Damascus is known as the oldest continuously occupied city in the world. The prophets Elijah and Elisha went there to minister to Assyrian Kings. The blinded Saul of Tarsus was led by the hand to a home on DamascusÂ’s Straight street, where he found his Christ, and recovered his sight. That very street still exists in Damascus. This Ancient...
  • Ambassadorship

    07/08/2012 9:05:44 AM PDT · by Bigtigermike
    The Basics ^ | Sunday July 8, 2012 | Gene Cunningham
    Therefore from now on we recognize no man according to the flesh; even though we have known Christ according to the flesh, yet now we know Him thus no longer. Therefore, if any man is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come. Now all these things are from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ, and gave us the ministry of reconciliation, namely that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and He has committed to us the word of reconciliation....
  • WE just might have to WORK in Heaven. Huh?

    06/14/2012 5:43:16 PM PDT · by destinedforheaven · 43 replies ^ | April 19, 2010 |
    Not only will we be worshiping God in heaven, but we will be serving Him as well in whatever capacity He has in mind. It’s very possible some of these things be hobbies you enjoy here on earth and where your talents and interest lie in. You very well might be doing that in heaven as a service to the Lord. Funny how we don’t think on these things as it’s hard to imagine. We are so caught up in the here and now, that thinking on future things like this is hard to picture. How often do we contemplate...
  • Do You Know how to be SAVED?

    06/16/2012 1:20:04 AM PDT · by destinedforheaven · 45 replies ^ | 2010 |
    Most of will say... YES - of course! If we're a Christian, we want to be very ready to share the good news. If you're not then this is the most important thing you can find out. Either way, I encourage you to read below... Most of us think that if we stay on the straight and narrow we just might make it though those pearly gates. Sadly most people don’t know exactly how to be saved. The majority of people overall believe they will be in heaven when they die someday because they strive to be a good person....
  • The 17 Most Misused Verses in the Bible

    06/03/2012 2:40:11 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 06/02/2012 | Trevin Wax
    The 17 Most Misused Verses in the Bible By Trevin Wax Last weekend, I read a helpful book by Eric Bargerhuff titled The Most Misused Verses in the Bible: Surprising Ways God’s Word Is Misunderstood (Bethany House, 2012). Eric takes the reader through 17 often misquoted verses and helps us see their proper meaning and application.Since some of these misinterpretations are more damaging than others, Eric doesn’t recommend we run to correct people who innocently mis-apply the passages. He does recommend, however, that pastors and teachers take special care to avoid the common mistakes that lead to misuse.I should note that...
  • Good Thursday (not Good Friday)

    04/08/2012 12:32:29 PM PDT · by FoxPro · 26 replies ^ | Ted Montgomery
    I would like to demonstrate that Jesus’ crucifixion and death occurred not on a Friday (the sixth day of the week), as has been traditionally accepted, but rather on the previous day, Thursday (the fifth day of the week). My Holy Week chart, near the bottom of this page, displays my depiction of the week during which the following occurred during the month of Aviv (also called Nisan) of that year:
  • Interesting Times?...Actually, the End Times

    This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.( 2 Timothy 3:1-5)There is a Chinese ‘blessing’, the kind you confer upon an adversary, in which you wish him or her ,”May you live in interesting times”. We certainly do, don’t...
  • Washed in the Blood of Jesus!

    02/03/2012 8:41:21 PM PST · by One of the sons · 69 replies
    You know what? I have been watching this blog for some time and this is my first post. I seem to see those who take the name Christian, but through their post they don’t seem to baring much good fruit. A lot of the posts are slanderous to say the least. Some condemn Romney others condemn Gingrich etc. People we as Christians need to get down on our knees and first and foremost ask our LORD to forgive us of our Backslidden sinful ways (sin is sin with no degrees). God is the Person who will put our next president...
  • Real Enough? — Relics, Gopher Wood, and the Sufficiency of Scripture

    02/03/2012 3:51:42 PM PST · by Gamecock · 46 replies ^ | May 13, 2010
    Our confidence that the account of the flood and Noah’s ark happened in space, time, and history is grounded in the Bible, not in remnants of ancient timber. For centuries, an inordinate and unhealthy attention has been directed to certain items claimed to be relics of Christ, Christian leaders, or illustrious Christians. The veneration of relics has been a major feature of Roman Catholic popular piety since the earliest centuries of its history, reaching its highest official sanction in 787, when the Second Council of Nicaea decreed that every church should have some relic at the altar. Now, much attention...
  • What must I do to be saved from God’s wrath and be made acceptable to Him?

    01/29/2012 7:19:24 PM PST · by bibletruth · 89 replies
    Bible | 2012 | BibleTruth
    What must I do to be saved from God’s wrath and be made acceptable to Him? Is it good works that saves? Is it God that saves? Galatians 2:16 ...for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.
  • ONE mediator between God and men the man Christ Jesus

    01/15/2012 10:10:29 PM PST · by bibletruth · 469 replies
    Bible 1 Timothy 2:5 | 2012 | BibleTruth
    1 Timothy 2:5 mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus. If there is a debate here then it must follow Bible Scriptures to advocate reproofs, corrections, and instructions on how God the Father has ordained and appointed someone other than HIS SON Christ Jesus as that mediator. In light of 1 Timothy 2:5 - there is no debate here since God's Word clearly points out that that mediator is is Christ Jesus, who has been appointed 2,000 years ago between God and men.
  • Response to post "What's So Great About Heaven?" posted yesterday...

    01/12/2012 8:43:38 AM PST · by hope_dies_last · 20 replies
    The question posed by late yesterday’s post, “What’s So Great About Heaven” elicited some responses, many of which ring true from a Biblical perspective. I was compelled to put in my two cents and was blessed by the research done to compile the Bible verses to support the response. After some editing, I have now posted the response in an effort to resurrect the thread of this discussion. However, words do not do any justice in even beginning to scratch the surface of describing this state of Eternal Bliss we call Heaven. Incidentally, Heaven has nothing to do with the...
  • Thief on the Cross - Heaven Bound or Purgatory Bound

    12/23/2011 8:28:19 PM PST · by bibletruth · 145 replies · 2+ views
    Bible | 2011 | BibleTruth
    Was the thief in Luke 23 heaven (paradise) bound or purgatory bound? Luke 23:41: And we indeed justly; for we receive the due reward of our deeds: but this man hath done nothing amiss. Luke 23:42: And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom. Luke 23:43: And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.
  • Purgatory: Purifying Fire or Fatal Fable?

    10/29/2011 3:31:02 PM PDT · by RnMomof7 · 445 replies
    Catholics who believe a purifying fire will purge away their sins are deluded victims of a fatal fabrication. The invention of a place for purification of sins called Purgatory is one of the most seductive attractions of the Roman Catholic religion. Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church described this deceptive hoax brilliantly. He said: "Purgatory is what makes the whole system work. Take out Purgatory and it's a hard sell to be a Catholic. Purgatory is the safety net, when you die, you don't go to hell. You go [to Purgatory] and get things sorted out and finally get...
  • Why do Christians focus on pastors when Bible doesn't?

    08/16/2011 7:16:05 AM PDT · by marbren · 94 replies
    © 2011 WND The early church did not have it. None of the apostles ever held the job. In fact, it appears nowhere in the New Testament. Now, author Jon Zens states what undoubtedly has occurred to many Christians: The role of the "pastor" needs to be reconsidered. In his new book, "The Pastor Has No Clothes! Moving from Clergy-Centered Church to Christ Centered Ekklesia, Zens asserts that the unbiblical office of pastor has grown via tradition into a hindrance both to church congregations and the pastors themselves. It surely is not what our Lord had in mind, he contends....
  • Mary Worship? A Study of Catholic Practice and Doctrine

    02/10/2011 7:57:12 AM PST · by Christian Engineer Mass · 349 replies
    Park View ^ | July 2001 | Mary Ann Collins (A Former Catholic Nun)
    Jesus said that the truth will set us free. (John 8:32) However, He did not say that the truth would necessarily be easy to accept. It was painful for me to learn the information that I am about to share with you, but it was also liberating and it led to a closer relationship with God. As a faithful Catholic, and later as a nun, I practiced Mary worship for many years without realizing it. The prayers and practices were so familiar. They were taught to me by good people, sincere people that I trusted. I prayed rosaries and wore...
  • Head of the Body, the Church

    02/07/2011 11:36:54 PM PST · by bibletruth · 41 replies
    Bible | bibletruth
    Colossians 1:18 And he is the head of the body, the church I challenge a Scripture quote that refutes this correct doctrine truth regarding Christ as the head of the Church.
  • What does a Roman Catholic need to do to join the OPC [Orthodox Presbyterian Church]?

    02/02/2011 10:04:55 AM PST · by Alex Murphy · 158 replies
    Question:What would a baptized and confirmed Roman Catholic need to do in order to join the Orthodox Presbyterian Church? Answer: Allow me to answer you question with a brief autobiographical anecdote. I was born, baptized, raised, confirmed, and educated in the Roman Catholic system. In fact, it was while I was at a Roman Catholic college (of all places) that I was converted by the grace of God. After realizing how different the teachings of the RCC are from Scripture, I joined with a Baptist church. And that church required that I be rebaptized as an adult. So, I went...
  • The Demonic Sexual Possession of America

    01/29/2011 7:35:29 AM PST · by kindred · 20 replies
    The Ignorant ^ | 1/29/2011 | DJP ( I.F).
    Lucifer is the despotic tyrant and oppressor of all of Adam’s fallen race. He fully understands the behavior of his unregenerate human slaves (Eph. 2:1-3; Heb. 2:14-15) and he is the “supreme hunter” of souls (Isa. 14:16-17; Ezek. 28:19; Luke 4:5-6; 2 Cor. 4:34; 1 Peter 5:8). Satan fully comprehends the fallen nature of humanity and our sensual desires, which are governed and dominated by our five physical senses. He fully knows how to manipulate, entice, bait, snare and catch his prey for his twisted godless will (Eph. 6:11-12). He has been an “active observer” of the transgressions of humanity...
  • A Message To Those Who Are Left Behind After The Rapture

    01/22/2011 7:01:33 AM PST · by kindred · 55 replies
    The Ignorant Fishermen ^ | 1/21/11 | DJP [ I.F. ]
    Greetings in the Name of The Lord Jesus Christ! For a future not so distant day... This brief letter is written to those of you who have been left behind. May I calm your great anxiety and fears with this great message of hope! God loves you and cares greatly for you. He has a great plan, purpose and future for you and your life. He wants only and always the highest and best things for you. So please give your ear and full attention to the words that follow. The days ahead will be days that will not be...
  • All Men Saved

    01/21/2011 2:42:59 PM PST · by wmfights · 175 replies
    The Calvinist Corner ^ | March 26, 1992 | Matt Slick
    Predestination is the doctrine that God alone is the One who chooses who is saved, that He ordains the means, the time, and the circumstances of salvation and that without His predestination, no one would ever be saved. In part this is because human nature is so completely corrupted by sin that no person is capable of choosing God unless God first regenerates that person. But any Bible student will soon discover there are verses which say God wants all men to be saved. For example, "This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all men to be...
  • The Problem / The Answer

    01/20/2011 6:36:10 AM PST · by Walt Griffith · 1 replies
    KJV | 760 B.C. | Isaiah
    The ProblemIsaiah 591 ¶Behold, the LORD'S hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear:2 But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.3 For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue hath muttered perverseness.4 None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.5 They hatch cockatrice' eggs, and weave the spider's...
  • There is NO JUDGMENT for believers!!

    01/10/2011 6:45:01 PM PST · by Benchim · 36 replies
    Antinonianism and Salvation ^ | 1/10/11 | Gart O'Toole
    I am stunned at the intentional misinterpretation of the Bible to keep you in the bondage of "works'. Christ died on the cross to ATONE for your sin if you believe in Him as the Son of God. You then stand imputed righteous !! There is nothing left to judge. THERE IS NO CONDEMNATION IN CHRIST JESUS. Romans 8:1. You are a joint heir with Christ himself . How could you be tried by Jesus? Look at the main scriptures used by professional Christians to make you do stuff.
  • Christian Group Predicts End Of World-Group Guarantees May 21 Judgment Day

    01/06/2011 4:41:39 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 37 replies
    KOCO ^ | January 4, 2011
    OKLAHOMA CITY -- A Christian group said Monday night it believes the end of the world is on May 21, 2011. Tom Evans, the group's spokesman, said he believes Harold Camping -- the president of Family Stations, Inc. -- has mathematically computed judgment day based on signs from the Bible. "We believe that God has built into the Bible a timetable of events," Evans said. The group has put up a website,, to make its prediction known. Evans said the group has started a national movement to let people prepare for the end of the world. In Oklahoma City,...
  • I'm Saved -- What now?

    01/03/2011 6:03:42 PM PST · by Benchim · 24 replies
    Antinomianism and the New Covenant ^ | 1/3/2011 | Gart O'toole
    After you are saved, why are you still sinning like Paul in Romans 7? Why are you still despicable? Why are you still thinking in the gutter? Because you are living in the human self. Not the "old self". You will never change . But you want to change but you don't know what to do. Now God has GIVEN you eternal life. All he asks is that you believe in his Son. Is that it? Your parents can not separate themselves as your parents and neither can God. Your parents will come to the penitentiary to visit you for...
  • What did Jesus (not) say about... His mother, Mary?

    12/31/2010 1:09:10 PM PST · by RnMomof7 · 67 replies
    Pyromanics ^ | 12/31/2010 | Dan Phillips
    What did Jesus (not) say about... His mother, Mary? "You know what you lot's problem is? You just don't think enough about My mother." I've often had two thoughts about Mary: I dearly hope that her heavenly bliss has not been spoiled by the knowledge of how monstrously men came to pervert her significance and place in relation to her Son. And... In that view, I've thought that my article on Mary in a Bible dictionary might read, "The mother of Jesus. A pivotal yet minor figure in the New Testament, mentioned by name in only four books." On the...
  • The Original Hater of Reality - Lucifer, Son of the Morning

    12/31/2010 6:57:32 AM PST · by kindred · 67 replies
    The Ignorant Fishermen ^ | 12/ 29/ 2010 | DJP
    Lucifer, God’s greatest of all God's creation (Ezek. 28:12, 15), in eternity past enjoyed a relationship to Almighty God. I truly believe there was a point in his existence that he loved and adored and the Triune God with all his heart. He had the chief place as Protector of the Holiness of God (Ezek. 28:14) and was the worship and choir director of Heaven (Ezek. 28:13). Lucifer enjoyed all the heavenly blessings of his rank and position. As events proceeded, though, there came a time when he became proud, arrogant, envious and bitter. In his foolish heart he sought...
  • Mary of Nazareth As The Bible Defines Her

    12/20/2010 5:58:54 PM PST · by kindred · 73 replies · 1+ views
    The Ignorant ^ | December 20, 2010 | DJP
    Monday, This study seeks to present from God's Holy Word what the Bible teaches about Mary of Nazareth, the young Jewish virgin that bore the Messiah, the Savior of the World. In this study we will seek to look at EVERY Bible verse found in the Holy Scriptures that pertains to Mary of Nazareth. Be sure to check out all the links for this study, for they will provide a deeper perspective into the person of Mary. Introduction . In beginning this study, the clarifying statement should be made that the Bible, God’s infallible (reliable) and immaculate (perfect) Word, is...
  • 3 Things NOT to say When Sharing Your Faith

    12/15/2010 9:33:19 AM PST · by wmfights · 62 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | December 15, 2010 | Greg Stier
    “All you gotta do is say this prayer.” Really? If you just say these magic words you’re saved? Think again or, actually, read again…read the Gospels again, the book of Acts again and the Epistles again and guess what you’ll find? Not once does Jesus or any of his followers ever lead one person through “the sinner’s prayer” for salvation! Saying a prayer never saved anybody. It’s faith alone in Christ alone based on his finished work on the cross that regenerates the lost soul, nothing else. I was once on a national radio show where a guy called in...
  • Jesus says all we have to do is believe in him.

    12/10/2010 8:29:18 PM PST · by Benchim · 278 replies
    Antinomianism-Salvation ^ | 12/10/2010 | Gart O'toole
    Then they asked him, "What must we do to do the works God requires?" Jesus answered, "The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent."

    12/11/2010 8:23:13 AM PST · by bibletruth · 64 replies · 1+ views
    2010 | bibletruth
    Many people profess that Jesus Christ is their savior - but always with a caveat (always with some ADDITIONAL factor - WHICH ALWAYS ADDS UP TO WORKS). Many people today profess that Jesus Christ is their savior; but - if they are laboring under the delusion that they must DO something (some sort of WORKS) in order to KEEP their salvation they are TAKING AWAY from the FINISHED WORK of the Lord Jesus Christ on Calvary and ADDING to the Gospel of the Grace of God! When the Lord Jesus Christ spoke the words It Is FINISHED [John 19:30] -...
  • One Mediator Between God and Men: CHRIST JESUS

    12/03/2010 4:14:50 PM PST · by bibletruth · 725 replies
    2010 | God's Word
    1 Timothy 2:5 mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus. There is NO debate here: God's Word clearly points out who the mediator is between God and men: i.e., Christ Jesus If you believe in God's Word, who is Christ Jesus: The Word of God, then 1 Timothy 2:5 will be easily be understood as Christ the mediator.
  • The Gospel for Roman Catholics

    11/30/2010 5:36:59 AM PST · by kindred · 152 replies · 1+ views ^ | unknown | Matt Slick
    This paper is written in two parts. The first explains and documents the Roman Catholic Church's position on justification. The second part presents the true gospel in contrast to the Catholic Church's position. If you want to go straight to the gospel presentation for Catholics, simply scroll down the page. Because of the great emphasis on Sacred Tradition within the Catholic Church and because so many Roman Catholics appeal to the authority of the Roman Catholic Church, the Word of God is often placed after the Catholic Church itself in relation to authority. Because of this, many Catholics appeal to...
  • Bible is the FINAL AUTHORITY

    11/27/2010 1:20:50 PM PST · by bibletruth · 211 replies
    2010 | bibletruth
    Bible is the FINAL AUTHORITY Bible believing Christians should know what authority and which Bible is God’s Holy word.
  • Repenting Of Our Good Works

    11/22/2010 5:46:31 PM PST · by Gamecock · 8 replies
    The Gospel Coalition ^ | Tullian Tchividjian
    Consider these sobering thoughts from Tim Keller (The Prodigal God) on the need to repent, not simply of our unrighteousness, but our righteousness also: What must we do, then, to be saved? To find God we must repent of the things we have done wrong, but if that is all you do, you may remain just an elder brother. To truly become a Christian we must also repent of the reasons we ever did anything right. Pharisees only repent of their sins, but Christians repent for the very roots of their righteousness, too. We must learn how to repent of...
  • On Exorcism and Exorcists: An Evangelical View

    11/17/2010 10:49:20 AM PST · by wmfights · 32 replies
    Albert Mohler Blog ^ | November 15, 2010 | Albert Monler
    A flurry of media attention was directed in recent days to a meeting on exorcism organized by Roman Catholic bishops. The meeting, held in Baltimore, drew fifty bishops and sixty priests who learned how to discern if an individual is truly possessed by a demon and how to conduct an exorcism when needed. Rachel Zoll of The Associated Press reported that the program of the meeting was intended to “outline the scriptural basis of evil, instruct clergy on evaluating whether a person is truly possessed, and review the prayers and rituals that comprise an exorcism.” Major media reported two different...
  • Demonic Photos of Imam Hussein Obama Slip Past White House Censorship

    10/18/2010 7:08:08 PM PDT · by STD · 80 replies
    self ^ | 10/16/10 | self
    Dear FReepers, Twice in the last two tumultuous years, we have witnessed the true nature of Imam Hussein Obama. Over the weekend, the President stumped for flailing Democrat leaders in stalwart bastions where the re-election of left-wig nuts has been a sure thing. That was certainly true before the advent of this bizare, one of a kind politition. Photos released by the White House show an angry, nearly out of control President whose grip on reality shows signs of deterioration. Before we evaluate these photos out of context, I would like to remind all of you just how extreme Imam...
  • Space – The Final Frontier

    05/09/2010 4:57:57 PM PDT · by USALiberty · 19 replies · 500+ views
    Rapture Ready ^ | By Ron Graham
    God’s word, in relationship with those He has made new creations “in Christ”, is to be trusted implicitly. The plain fact is the Bible is God’s truth, period. You either believe His word or you believe man, there is no in between area to where one might reside and feel vindicated. “Well I believe the Bible is God’s word, but I believe He’s speaking in allegories and metaphors.” NO, you believe man over God. Scientists would have us all believe that the edge of the universe is billions of light years away, which means that by traveling at the speed...