Salvation Blog Posts

  • A New Heart (11/25/2019) - God says to Israel in Ezekiel 36:26-27; And I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit in you. I will take out your stony, stubborn heart and give you a tender, responsive heart.  And I will put my Spirit in you so that you will follow my decrees and be … Continued
  • Faith in Action (11/25/2019) - James 2:17 says; So, you see, faith by itself isn’t enough. Unless it produces good deeds, it is dead and useless.  James brings the gospel to action in his letter.  He mentions the importance of having a bridled tongue, being quick to listen and slow to speak, and the danger of playing favorites especially as it relates … Continued
  • The Peacemakers (11/25/2019) - And David said to Abigail, blessed be the Lord God of Israel, which sent thee this day to meet me: and blessed be thy advice, and blessed be thou, which hast kept me this day from coming to shed blood. 1 Samuel 25:32, 33.  David was ready to slaughter Nabal and his entire family for disrespecting … Continued
  • The Race (11/25/2019) - Hebrews 12:1-2 says; Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. We do this by … Continued
  • Reflecting the Character of Christ (11/13/2019) - 2 Peter 3:14 says; Be diligent that ye may be found of Him in peace, without spot, and blameless. Ellen White comments in today’s devotion in the Reflecting Christ; “The greatest work that can be done in our world is to glorify God by living the character of Christ.”  Do you believe that today?  Do you feel that the … Continued
  • New Every Morning (11/13/2019) - Hebrews 2:18 says; “Since He (Jesus) himself has gone through suffering and testing He is able to help us when we are being tested.”  Jesus was both the Son of God and the Son of Man.  John says in his gospel that the “Word became flesh and dwelt among us.”  Jesus was 100 percent human … Continued
  • Turning Away (11/13/2019) - Hebrews 6:4-6 says;  For it is impossible to bring back to repentance those who were once enlightened—those who have experienced the good things of heaven and shared in the Holy Spirit, who have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the power of the age to come— and who then turn away from God. … Continued
  • Living the Future Today (11/13/2019) - John 11:22-23 describes Jesus’ interaction with Martha after the death of her brother Lazarus stating; Jesus said to her, “Your brother will rise again.”  Martha said to Him, “I know that he will rise again in the resurrection at the last day.” Oswald Chambers comments on this passage by saying; “Martha’s theology had its fulfillment in the … Continued
  • The New Life (11/13/2019) - The Apostle Paul says in 2 Corinthians 5:17; “If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.”  Oswald Chambers expounds on this passage in today’s devotion bay saying; “If you still yearn for the old things, it is absurd to talk about being … Continued
  • Raising Up Spiritual Champions (10/24/2019) - The apostle Paul shares in 2 Timothy 1: 5-6; I remember your genuine faith, for you share the faith that first filled your grandmother Lois and your mother, Eunice. And I know that same faith continues strong in you. This is why I remind you to fan into flames the spiritual gift God gave you when … Continued
  • The Righteous Branch (10/24/2019) - Jeremiah 33:15-16 shares; “In those days and at that time I will make a righteous Branch sprout from David’s line; he will do what is just and right in the land.  16 In those days Judah will be saved, and Jerusalem will live in safety.  This is the name by which it will be called:  … Continued
  • The Courts of the King (10/24/2019) - Proverbs 25:15 says; A single day in your courts is better than a thousand anywhere else!  I would rather be a gatekeeper in the house of my God than live the good life in the homes of the wicked.  Would you rather be a servant in the house of God today?  The good life is tempting but … Continued
  • Deliverance (10/10/2019) - Paul says in Colossians 1:13-14; “For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.”  God has rescued humanity from sin in the sacrifice of Jesus Christ.  Jesus paid the price for sins by dying … Continued
  • Suffering for Christ (10/10/2019) - The apostle Paul shares in Philippians chapter 1; “6 So you received the message with joy from the Holy Spirit in spite of the severe suffering it brought you. In this way, you imitated both us and the Lord. 7 As a result, you have become an example to all the believers in Greece—throughout both … Continued
  • God’s Fix for Sin (9/24/2019) - Isaiah 2:18 shares; “Come now, let’s settle this,” says the Lord. “Though your sins are like scarlet, I will make them as white as snow. Though they are red like crimson, I will make them as white as wool.” The context of this passage is that Judah was going through the motions of attending church … Continued
  • Cursed (9/24/2019) - Paul says in Galatians 1:8; “Let God’s curse fall on anyone, including us or even an angel from heaven, who preaches a different kind of Good News than the one we preached to you.” Paul was called out of the world of legalism or works righteousness into the world of proclaiming the Good News to … Continued
  • Crucified with Christ (9/24/2019) - Paul shares in Galatians 2:20-21; 20 “I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me. I do not set … Continued
  • Building on the Rock (9/24/2019) - ISAIAH 28:16 says, “Therefore, thus says the Lord God: “Behold, I lay in Zion a stone for a foundation, a tried stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation; Whoever believes will not act hastily.” Isaiah is prophesying the destruction of Jerusalem and the judgment against the rebellious people of Judah. They refused to worship the … Continued
  • The Beginning of Knowledge (5/30/2019) - “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction.” -Proverbs 1:7 This passage serves as the thesis for the entire book. It is based on two major ideas: Fear of the Lord, and Wisdom. Fear of the Lord does not mean that you are afraid of God. Instead Solomon states that the … Continued
  • That They May Know You… (5/30/2019) - This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent. -John 17:3 John Chapter 17 is the closing prayer that Jesus had with his disciples in the last supper. I encourage you to read the chapter closely as it is one of the most beautiful prayers in … Continued