Can a Christian who has “fallen away” be saved? A new look at Hebrews 6

Hebrews 6 4 It is impossible for those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, who have shared in the Holy Spirit, 5 who have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the powers of the coming age 6 and who have fallen[c] away, to be brought back to repentance. To their loss they are crucifying the Son of God all…

Why are some people not in heaven?

This note is a realization of an earlier article. So the reproduction of some parts of an article is necessary. What did the fall of man do to him? God disallowed man to eat from the tree of life. I always thought God meant it as a punishment. Until I saw the word “take also”. Dear friends,…

Seeing Bread in Giants

Numbers 14 21st Century King James Version (KJ21) 6 And Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, who were of those who searched the land, rent their clothes; 7 and they spoke unto all the company of the children of Israel, saying, “The land which we passed through to search it is an…

What is the “armor of God?”

What then is the armor of God? Ephesians 6 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood,but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. 13 Therefore put…

Grace in Action: Jonathan Wong, a life saved by grace.

  [please click on video to play video] No more condemnation By Jonathan Wong I’ve been a Christian about 20 years now. Since I first accepted Christ, I started going to Sunday School and then to church, all the while serving in areas that I felt God had given me talents in. My girlfriend and…

What is “Godly Sorrow”?

‎2 Corinthians 7:10 For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of:but the sorrow of the world worketh death.  Dear friends, many people use this verse to argue that there must be regret and sorrow in your repentance in order for you to have salvation. It doesn’t. Look at the verse itself….

Stop and smell the roses.

Genesis 8:22 22 “As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.” Have you ever wonder what is the context of the this verse? It is said right God smelled the pleasing aroma of the sacrifice Noah offered. Genesis 8:21 21 The Lord…

“With pleasure”, God.

Philippians 2:12-13 Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure. Dear friends, Often we equate the above verse as…

How does one overcome the misdeeds of the flesh?

Today, I had the pleasure of hearing a blessed man speaking to me about chewing the Word for your daily strength. It dawn upon me how I have forgotten to enjoy the simplicity of just “eating”. I mean, many people eat differently. Some calculate their calories, some the kind of food they eat, some refuse…

Originally posted on the gospel of grace:
Noun – a person, a place or a thing : e.g. Jesus, Grace Verb – an action word : e.g. Obey, Perform, Works   Righteousness is not doing good. Righteousness is a noun. not action. How do you define Righteousness? Is it performing good works? Merriam-Websters online dictionary…

Are we to die at 70 years old?

  “Life is fragile”, “Life is like vapor”, “Here today, Gone tomorrow”. There are many who would tell you that we live until 70. A typical sermon would sound something like this: Psalm 90 “5 Yet you sweep people away in the sleep of death— they are like the new grass of the morning: 6 In the morning…

Being “in the light” has nothing to do with being religious.

Being in the light has nothing to do with being religious or serving God. It just simply means being a new creation in the new covenant. The bible speaks about the law and the instruments in the tabernacle of Moses as the shadows. These shadows points to a reality. This reality is Christ. If you…

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 110,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that…