Six Things God Never Said About Salvation

Six Things God Never Said About Salvation

Larry Moyer Misconceptions can be costly. There are few areas they do more damage in than in the areas of salvation and evangelism. Misconceptions about what the Scripture teaches or does not teach can hinder our witness and outreach to those who so desperately need...
Fire Insurance Salvation

Fire Insurance Salvation

Theology Is it okay for someone to come to Christ because he simply wants “fire insurance”? In short, if a person sincerely believes that there is a hell and sincerely believes only Christ can deliver him from that eternal fire and punishment, then yes. That’s an...
Do You Have to be Baptized to be Saved?

Do You Have to be Baptized to be Saved?

Theology If you’ve not been under the water, will you go above the clouds? That might be a humorous way of stating it, but the question is a very serious one. Is baptism essential for eternal salvation? The answer is an emphatic no. Baptism is a public testimony that...
Is Repentance Essential to Salvation?

Is Repentance Essential to Salvation?

New Believers “Truly, these times of ignorance God overlooked, but now commands all men everywhere to repent.” (Acts 17:30) The Scriptures teach that repentance is essential to salvation. Paul preached that God commands all to repent (cf. Acts 17:30). It’s crucial,...