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3 Problems That Can Only Be Solved by the Blood of Jesus

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog) Previously, we discussed how as believers in Jesus Christ, we can be fully assured that we’re really saved and can never lose our salvation—it’s eternally secure. Since we can’t lose our salvation, some might wonder if this means it doesn’t matter how we live after we’re saved. Are we free to do whatever we want? After all, nothing...

The Danger of Thinking You Can Lose Your Salvation

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog) In a previous post, we discussed one of the biggest questions we may have as Christians: Can we lose our salvation? We saw the clear and definite assurance the Bible gives us that once we believe in Christ and receive Him as our Saviour, we’re saved eternally. We can’t lose our salvation. But here’s another question: Does it make any...

Can You Lose Your Salvation?

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog) Have you ever wondered if you can lose your salvation? Or if you can be “unsaved” if you do something wrong or sin? It’s extremely important for us believers to be clear about several fundamental matters. One of these is having the assurance that we’re saved once we believe in Christ. Another fundamental matter we must be clear about is...

Assurance of Salvation: How Do I Know I’m Saved?

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog) As Christians, although we’ve believed in the Lord Jesus and received Him as our Saviour, at times we may wonder, “How do I know I’m saved?” Sometimes we feel we’re definitely saved; at other times, we’re not so sure. When we’re tossed back and forth between certainty and uncertainty, it’s difficult for us to progress in our Christian life. But...

What Happens When a Person Gets Saved?

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog) When we repent and receive the Lord Jesus Christ as our Saviour, some wonderful things happen to us. We are forgiven of all our sins and delivered from God’s condemnation and eternal punishment. As a result, for the first time in our lives we have untold happiness and peace. We can’t help but love the Lord Jesus who died for us on the cross...

3 Major Steps in God’s Plan of Salvation after the Fall of Man

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog) We previously discussed how man was created by God for His own purpose but became fallen, sinful, and unable to live in a way that fulfills God’s plan. The consequences of the fall of mankind are tragic, and we see their effect in our own lives and everywhere we look today. But God can never be defeated! And, though frustrated for a time, God’s...

What Really Happened in the Garden of Eden—the Consequences of Adam and Eve’s Choice

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog) In a previous post, we saw that God warned Adam and Eve not to eat of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil in order to protect them. That tree represented Satan, the enemy of God and the source of death. Sadly, they disobeyed Him. Although their disobedience was serious, something even more tragic occurred: they were corrupted with Satan’s...

What Really Happened in the Garden of Eden?

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog) Most of us are familiar with the story of Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden. What gets our attention is usually their disobedience, which makes sense. Disobeying God is a serious matter. But have you ever wondered why it was so terrible to eat the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil? How could this lead to the fall of all mankind...

What Is the Bible About?

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog) In a previous post, we were calibrated in how we approach the Bible by discovering its essence. In another post, our trust in God’s Word was fortified by seeing its source. Now we’ll look at the contents of the Bible and its focus. The Bible consists of two sections, the Old Testament and New Testament; sixty-six books; and many...

Does God Have a Plan?

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog) When we’re little children, many times we play with our toys in a random way, exploring as we learn. But we have no grand scheme or purpose to our play. We simply make it up as we go. But can you imagine God doing something like that? Would the God who is wise, loving, and eternal create the universe without a purpose? Could He create human...