Article Library of Christian Thoughts · December 15, 2018
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No wonder the songwriter wrote, "Jesus is the sweetest name I know." The very name in Hebrew means "salvation." And that is what He has become for us...
What was He sweating for? What was He bleeding for? There was no argument in my mind as to who crucified Jesus...
How horrifying it must be to hear “I never knew you. Depart from me, you that work iniquity.” And then to be thrown into outer darkness where there is no escape. No light. No hope. Lost!
Keep praying for each one and watch for the Holy Spirit’s moment to urge them to choose Jesus. It may be the last chance they get.
“What must I do to be saved?” echoes down through two millennia to you and me. It really is life’s most important question. No matter what your present life is like....
Jesus had heard enough. He knew He had all their attention and that it was the perfect time to ask the most probing question of all.
We respect all people in all religions. We love all people unconditionally, whether or not they ever embrace our belief system. And we will stand for justice for any individual who suffers injustice. But we cannot—indeed will not—back off from one fact. We do not merely claim a corner on truth, but all four corners, the whole house, really. When Pilate asked Jesus “What is truth?” he was looking Truth in the eye. Jesus forever drew the line in the sand with “I AM THE WAY, THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE.”
When we are "born again" that old sinner creature that we were is no more. God begins the transformation process giving us a new life with new desires, and new dreams.
God has given us a way out, a way to be reconciled with Him through Jesus Christ. Jesus says, "I am the WAY, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me (John 14:6)."
If you have just been pretending to be a Christian, I would say to you as Jonathan Edwards preached in 1741, "...let everyone that is out of Christ now awake and fly from the wrath to come."
Where did we come from? How shall we live? What happens after we die? In the Bible, God provides us with helpful clues.
We may not know whether or not we are wanted by the police unless we ask; however, we need have no doubt about our being wanted by God. God wants you!
We know what it means to "brace for impact"; however, after we have "braced for impact" so many times facing physical dangers it is difficult for us to take seriously spiritual dangers.
Spiritually, there is no backup way, no backup plan of salvation. God has provided through Jesus Christ a completely adequate way of salvation for all who receive Christ as their personal Savior.
We have enough surprises in this life without having another one when we die. Do you know where you are going when you die?
Since there are so many who after professing Christ as their Savior that have fallen how can you believe anyone when they say they have changed?
Vetted is a word used to refer to checking out the health of race horses and to check out political candidates. What is God's vetting process for those becoming part of the royal family of the King of kings?
Jesus compares the salvation experience to the experience of birth in John chapter three and the apostle Paul describes this new birth in 2 Corinthians 5:17.
This is an exchange of e-mails with a web visitor in Pakistan. The real names quoted in her e-mail have been replaced by Alphabets.
As human beings, we have a way of getting ourselves into what can often appear to be hopeless messes.
Do you have eternal life? Is the Holy Spirit dwelling within you? The Bible says that you can know for sure - 1 John 5:13.
It is not possible to earn your way to Heaven by doing good works. Read this devotional to understand why.
If you are lost the Bible clearly describes your condition. Read this devotional if you want to know the spiritual truth of the matter.
If God told you that before you could be saved and have eternal life that you had to climb a certain mountain - would you do it? Of course you would. God has told us exactly what we need to do to have eternal life. Will you follow the instructions?
There will come a day when no excuses will be allowed as to whether you know or do not know Jesus as your personal Savior.