Category Archives: Salvation

Hope and the Rejection of Utopia

One of the puzzling questions raised by the story of Adam and Eve is why they would reject the worry-free existence of an immortal life in Utopia for a life of struggle that can only and ultimately end in death. … Continue reading

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Matthew 25:40 – “the Least of These”

This month’s Christianity Today contains an article by Andy Horvath titled What You Probably Don’t Know about ‘The Least of These’ The article is of a kind whose content reveals confusion about the nature of faith. Here’s the money paragraph … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Requires Repentance

If this isn’t obvious to you, then you need to read this post. If it is obvious to you, you should marvel at the number of Christians, especially our Evangelical bretheren, who believe that repentance is not required for forgiveness. … Continue reading

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Is Faith an Expression of Gratitude for God’s Grace?

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith–and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God (Ephesians 2:8 NIV) Put in modern terms: For it is by grace you have been saved, because of your faith in … Continue reading

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