Tag: obedience

Freedom in Christ Jesus

For ye, brethren, were called for freedom; only use not your freedom for an occasion to the flesh, but through love be servants one to another (Galatians 5:13). Few principles receive greater esteem and worshipContinue reading

The Cost of Eternal Life

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth on him should not perish, but have eternal life” (John 3:16). John 3:16 is perhaps the best known verseContinue reading

The “Wrong Side of History”

In recent years many have appealed to a sense of history in order to advance certain political or social agendas: be careful lest one is seen as being on the “wrong side of history.” AccordingContinue reading

Popular Beliefs: Faith Only

For by grace have ye been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not of works, that no man should glory. For we are his workmanship, created inContinue reading

Righteousness

[Jesus] bare our sins in his body upon the tree, that we, having died unto sins, might live unto righteousness; by whose stripes ye were healed (1 Peter 2:24). When we come to recognize thatContinue reading

Following Jesus

For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps (1 Peter 2:21). He that saith he abideth in [Jesus] ought himself also toContinue reading

Why Be Baptized?

Baptism has become a quite controversial subject in the world of “Christendom.” Almost every group practices something they call baptism, but the mode, timing, and purpose of the action varies considerably. Some sprinkle water; othersContinue reading

Salvation

And they said, “Believe on the Lord Jesus, and thou shalt be saved, thou and thy house” (Acts 16:31). Salvation, or being saved, represents a major aspect of the identity and message of Christianity. “Salvation”Continue reading