Rebelling?What then?

I have a friend who is completely rebelling against God, but thinks it is ok because God will forgive it anyway. What should I say? By: Steve Shirley A: The word “rebel,” or a form of it, is used in the Bible 98 times. When a person “rebels,” it simply means that they refuse to […]

Chastening And Rewards

Handbook of Personal Evangelism by Dr. A. Ray Stanford Chapter III Chastening and Rewards Yes! Eternal life is guaranteed to all believers, but never make the mistake of thinking Christians can live as they please. They cannot. They can try, but God will not allow it. This should be made very clear as you witness. […]

Despise not thou the chastening of the Lord

A SERMON DELIVERED ON SABBATH MORNING, OCTOBER 28, 1855, BY THE REV. C. H. SPURGEON, AT NEW PARK STREET CHAPEL,SOUTHWARK. “And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him.” -Hebrews 12:5 GOD’S people […]

EVIDENCES & RESULTS OF SANCTIFIED AFFLICTION

EVIDENCES & RESULTS OF SANCTIFIED AFFLICTION By John Angell James “Behold, blessed is the one whom God reproves; therefore despise not the discipline of the Almighty!” (Job 5:17) “Before I was afflicted I went astray—but now I keep Your word. It is good for me that I was afflicted—that I might learn Your statutes. I […]

Who’s The Biggest Sinner?

  Who’s The Biggest Sinner? By David J. Stewart “For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.” —James 2:10        Who’s the biggest sinner? I am! You are! We all are! WE HAVE SINNED! Put down your stones you self-righteous hypocrites! It is human nature […]

Consequences of Sin in the Believer

The born again child of God has “everlasting consolation through grace” (2 Th. 2:16), but this does not mean he can live as he pleases. Those who don’t believe in eternal security say that this doctrine makes it easy for the believer to sin, but this is because they don’t understand the Bible’s doctrine of […]

Can a Genuine Christian Backslide?

  Can a Genuine Christian Backslide?   It was a profound, shame-inducing moment, one I had coming, but one God used as embers that would eventually grow into a flame of spiritual awakening. I was a 21-year-old sports journalist/college student working for a daily newspaper in the Atlanta area, not far from my hometown in […]

Necessity of backsliding

The Necessity of Backsliding by David J. Stewart | January 2017 Proverbs 24:16, “For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief.”        I have a wonderful book (no longer available) authored by Attorney David Gibbs Jr. from 1994, featuring brief interviews with Pastor Jack Hyles. […]

And such were some of you BUT you are washed-

And Such Were Some Of You . . . But Ye Are Washed!!! By David J. Stewart | May 2014 | Updated May 2017 1st Corinthians 6:9-11, “Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves […]

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