When we study eschatology we must not first launch out into the complex “calculus” of Daniel, Ezekiel, and Revelation. We must first consider some basic apostolic “math” and view the really simple formula of how Paul the apostle views this subject of the ages. With that said, let us go […]
Why preach a series on eschatology? First, because Dispensational Premillennialism commandeers many of the promises that belong to the church. Secondly, the church’s urgency is dulled by this eschatology. Thirdly, that system commandeers one of our basic Biblical interpretation methods. Fourthly, the church’s missionary hope is commandeered. Lastly, that system […]
John 10:27-28 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. 28- I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand.
This command to “purge evil people” is given more than once in the New Testament, and a good part of the professing Church has chosen to ignore church discipline. Because it can be seen as unloving, or unforgiving, or ungracious by some. But it is a clear command in the […]
A unified and fearless heavenly citizen is a great means of advancing the Gospel in the midst of opposition. That very manner of life in itself is a clear sign to those who are lost of their destruction but of our salvation. In order for this “clear sign” to happen […]
1 John 5:10 says, “Whoever believes in the Son of God has the testimony in himself.” – John clearly teaches us that God’s testimony is internalized. This means it is no longer just an external fact to us, but it is something that finds a place within us.
You basically have two kinds of professing Christians in the world: those who are deceived and find God’s commandments burdensome..
In 1 John 5:1 it teaches us that the believer believes because they’ve first been born of God. This shows us that the new birth is responsible for faith; not faith being responsible for the new birth. True Christianity is always the activity of God and our faith is a […]
Perfect love is the result of God’s love being perfected in us. This is not something unreachable, or unobtainable. This is real and this is something we should experience in our lives. MP3: http://illbehonest.com/perfect-love-1-john-tim-conway
There is a type of Christianity that is all fire and wood – where people are very passionate about the works they…
When the Bible talks about the church, it is not referring to the building, but to the assembly of the redeemed.
1 John 4:1 says, “Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world.”
Philippians 1:27 – Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ…
Romans 5:1 – Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.
The Holy Spirit leads us, convicts us of sin, affects our thought life, causes us to live for Christ’s glory, and much more.
Until the conversion of Saul he was the one doing the talking, but when the Lord came to Paul his mouth was shut.
1 John 3:10-12 By this it is evident who are the children of God, and who are the children of the devil: whoever does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor is the one who does not love his brother. 11- For this is the message that you have […]
What is it about a person’s wealth that makes it difficult for them to enter heaven? The problem is an issue of trust.
He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High.