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Salvation Prime

If you’re anything like me, then you love ordering things on Amazon Prime. Books, gifts (I do all of my birthday and Christmas shopping on Amazon) and basically everything else except for my groceries are purchased with Amazon. It’s such a time and money saver! I’ve recently been thinking a Read more…

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The Thief!

Alexander Smellie, “The Hour of Silence” 1899 —– “Then he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” Jesus answered him, “I tell you the truth, today you will be with Me in paradise!” Luke 23:42-43 “Twas a thief,” Robert Browning writes, “who said the last kind word Read more…

Practical Theology

Word Study: Salvation

The chart below is a word study I’m currently working on for the word σωτηρία, which is Greek for ‘salvation’ or ‘deliverance.’ This chart contains all 45 uses of σωτηρία and all its variants in the Greek New Testament. I’m working on this study because it has been my observation that, Read more…

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I’m Done with Calvinism

He bore my sin on Calvary’s tree And Righteousness bestowed on me That I might see his face. God justified me, set me free, And glorified I soon will be: How marvelous this grace. -James Montgomery Boice —– After two years as a committed Calvinist, I’m done. No longer will Read more…