Category: trying

Jesus right now or not

There is no “going to heaven” to see Jesus–Jesus is in you right now–if you believe into Jesus. There is no “going to Hell”—Gehenna/Torment is right now–if you refuse to believe into Jesus Generation after generation of God’s children have lived their lives trying to be like Jesus […]

Who are the lawless ones?

Could it be that those who insist on keeping the Law are the lawless ones? Many accusations are thrown at people who preach Grace by the Law keeper section of the church. They love to quote the anomia word as in Matthew 7:23 and other places. It is […]

Perfect law keepers

As I was meditating on the things of God while driving a work truck I began to think about Paul the Apostle’s claim of being blameless according to the Law. “Concerning the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.” Phil 3:6B  He was blameless when it came to […]

God’s Shoulds

A look at the use of the word SHOULD in the New Testament. Don’t let it scare you! I explain why. 1Jn 3:11 For this is the message that you heard from the beginning, that we should love one another, … The Bible can be a very condemning read if we […]

Stop trying to be holy

He did not make us righteous so that we would turn around and say, ‘Thanks Lord, I am righteous so now I am going to try really hard to stay righteous’. No! We are made righteous and holy so we can REST from all our self effort.

Grace is freely received

Continuing on looking at Ephesians 2 we see Paul repeating what he mentioned in verse 5- ‘we are saved by grace.’ Eph 2:8 For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, Eph 2:9 not of works, lest anyone should boast. NKJV