Category Archives: Salvation

What’s So Good About Good Friday?

Today we commemorate the death of Jesus Christ. To say that Jesus died on “Good Friday” is an understatement. The day Christ died is arguably the best day in the history of the world, for this is the day that … Continue reading

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What Did Jesus Talk About Repeatedly?

Happy Spring! According to the calendar, March 20 is the first day of Spring, my favorite time of year. I live in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where the winters can be brutally cold and the summers blistering hot. So I’m lovin’ … Continue reading

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How Many People Are In Hell?

Do you ever wonder what hell is like? The Bible tells us. More specifically, Jesus tells us. Luke 16:19-31 contains the story of the rich man (who goes to hell) and Lazarus (who goes to heaven). The rich man “was in … Continue reading

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How Many People Are In Heaven?

Do you even wonder what heaven is like? The Bible tells us. First and foremost, God is the focus of heaven. His glory is center stage. Heaven is a place that shines the spotlight on a Person, the all-glorious Creator … Continue reading

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How Were People Saved in the Old Testament?

I love a good question, and this one certainly fits the bill: How were people saved in the Old Testament? I believe the Bible is clear about this issue, with Romans 4 being the definitive passage. I urge you to … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Acrostic: “S” is for Salvation

“Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good.” Psalm 136:1 The salvation of God is reason to celebrate Thanksgiving! Today I’m thanking God for salvation – His salvation. Allow me to ask you a personal question. Do you know … Continue reading

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Why Do You Want to Go to Heaven? (John 14:6)

One of the best-known verses in the Bible is John 14:6, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” The purpose of this post is to explain the meaning of … Continue reading

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Does Jesus Contradict Paul? (A Comparison of Mark 10:17-22 and Ephesians 2:8-10)

Mark 10:17-22 presents a fascinating situation. A man asks Jesus, “What must I do to inherit eternal life?” In light of other New Testament passages, you might expect Jesus to say what he said to Nicodemus in John 3:16, (whoever … Continue reading

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What is the Meaning of ‘Good Works’ in Ephesians 2:8-10?

Ephesians 2:8-10 is arguably one of the most important passages in the Bible on the subject of salvation. These verses teach us what salvation is, how to receive it, and how not to receive it. The purpose of this article … Continue reading

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The Meaning of ‘Not by Works’ in Ephesians 2:8-10

Over the years Christians come to love certain Bible passages. Undoubtedly John 3:16 is at the top of our list of favorite verses. Another passage we treasure is Ephesians 2:8-10, for here we find one of the best explanations of … Continue reading

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