When it comes to a proper understanding of salvation, we must know that a failure to believe the Gospel is not God's fault; rather it is a person's disobedience.
Christianity is not a rule-based religion, but that does not mean that we are not expected to act a certain way as believers. . . . 1 John 3:23.
When it comes to a proper understanding of salvation, we must know that God's wrath is what is awaiting people who fail to place their faith in Jesus.
When it comes to a proper understanding of salvation, we must know that the preaching of the Gospel is the means God uses to sovereignly save people.
When Jesus calls, His people respond. . . . Mark 1:16-20.
While belief and repentance are equally important and biblical, there may be biblical grounds for emphasizing belief over repentance. . . . Mark 1:15.
The battle cry of Jesus' preaching was the gospel. . . . Mark 1:14-15.
God does not take sin lightly, and He occasionally uses graphic language to wake us up to its presence. . . . Ezekiel 23:20.
"Our historian wants us to grasp beyond a shadow of a doubt that God is faithful; that His faithfulness is shown when He fights for His people; and that when He fights for His people, His victory is total and resistance is futile." . . . Joshua 10:28-12:24.
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