11-12-2011 – “Salvation: God’s sovereignty or man’s responsibility”

November 12th, 2011 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 11-12-2011 – “Salvation: God’s sovereignty or man’s responsibility”)

Although salvation is a supernatural act of God that cannot be fully explained, Scripture offers many insights. One thing is certain: God is not wanting “any to perish but for all to come to repentance” (2 Peter 3:9).

There are primarily two differing beliefs concerning salvation—free will (man is free to accept or reject God’s offer of salvation), or election (God elects only certain people for salvation).
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9-24-2011 – “Don’t Look To Experiences Alone To Validate Truth”

September 24th, 2011 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 9-24-2011 – “Don’t Look To Experiences Alone To Validate Truth”)

Part three in a series on genuine revival.

As stated last week, Christians can embrace one of two extremes concerning the word “revival.” At one extreme are those who embrace pure emotionalism and hysteria—“if it’s odd it’s God”—all weird behavior is excused. The other extreme lacks a living, vibrant spiritual life. The church feels dead, cold, and lifeless. Talk of reviving the things of God (revival) is either dismissed or ridiculed. Both extremes can hinder the work of the Holy Spirit and genuine Christian growth. I am primarily addressing the first extreme in this series…
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