The error is common, though subtle, of thinking one’s believing or confessing Christ contributes towards being right with God.
Isaac said to his father Abraham, "My father!" And he said, "Here I am, my son." He said, "Behold, the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for a burnt offering?"
Upon realizing the truth that God is for us we are to respond with, "Then who can be against us?"
How many today, in an overreaction to easy-believism, have made the way of salvation to seem blocked.
For a Christian to feel condemned by the Law is to be unfaithful to their new husband Christ,...
Just as you served your old master of sin with all of your heart, soul, and mind, so now present all that you are to your new Master.
You either try to come in the way of Cain and will be rejected or you come by the way of Abel and will be accepted.
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything, but only faith working through love. - Galatians 5:6
For who regards you as superior? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as if you had not received it? - 1 Corinthians 4:7
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. - Philippians 4:6
Your thought life reveals the real, unrestrained you.
Christ must wholly save you or not at all. He won't be your co-redeemer. So why hope in Christ plus something you do? Why try to pin the filthy rags, of your own works, onto the spotless robe of Christ righteousness? Do you think you can improve on the finished and perfect work of Jesus Christ?...It must be Christ alone.
Come, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and he who has no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. 2 Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your labor for that which does not satisfy? Listen diligently to me, and eat what is good, and delight yourselves in rich food. - Isaiah 55:1
Our churches fortnightly men's group study looking at Spiritual Disciplines For The Purpose of Godliness has been such a great blessing to my soul. Last night we looked at journaling which has been I think the most he...
Many people fall into the deadly sin of self-pity and instead of running to Christ they run to a person for pity. Or instead of humbling themselves and realizing their sin they justify it and try to convince themselves they deserve to feel as they do. May God help us overcome any subtle manipulation we may do to others when we are selfishly having a pity party.
In the Song of Solomon we see the incredible of Jesus Christ for His bride, the church. These truths will greatly encourage the believer who is struggling with assurance.
According to the Bible what is justification? Kevin goes to Romans to explain this glorious doctrine.
Do people who believe in modalism and oneness Pentecostalism worship the true God of the bible?
Tim Conway, Charles Leiter, Bob Jennings, Mack Tomlinson, Kevin Williams in a trailer from the 2010 Fellowship Conference.
The Bible warns that there are many false converts who are holding onto a false hope (Matt 7. 13-15) and so here is a list of false religious hopes that can send people to Hell. As you read them "Examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith." (2 Cor. 13:5) and make sure you are not trusting in a false hope.
19 Minutes | Video Excerpt | Kevin talks about how the Song of Solomon is such a glorious view of the love of God for the believer.
Kevin talks about whether we should use apologetics when evangelizing.
Watch a video with 22 Questions & Answers on Evangelism and Download a PDF on the Guidelines for Open-Air Preaching 1. How do I know I am called to street preach? 00:00:44 2. Taping yourself open-air preaching and putting it up on YouTube, why? 00:03:40 3. What does bad and good open-air preaching look like? 00:05:43 4. Is drive by open-air preaching wrong? How important is a local church? 00:09:00 5. Is it important to be part of a local church and have accountability? 00:12:28 6. How do you respond to the hatred you are met with? 00:13:49 7.. How important are one on one conversations? 00:16:15 8. Are you going out in love? 00:17:37 9. Is doing shock and awe evangelism biblical? 00:20:12 10. Do people understand the Christian terms that you are using? 00:24:25 11. How important is it to have scripture memorized? 00:25:32 12. Is it important to know the LAWS of the land? 00:26:11 13. Is Christ or Apologetics your Focus in Open-Air Preaching? 00:28:07 14. How do you engage a heckler? 00:33:17 15. Where is a good spot to open-air preach at? 00:36:01 16. Don't let getting large crowds become an idol. 00:40:56 17. Are there open-air preachers who are lost and not saved themselves? 00:42:45 18. Be careful to not appear self-righteousness while open-air preaching. 00:46:17 19. Advice on answering people's questions in the open-air. 00:49:35 20. What should the length of my message be? 00:53:56 21. What makes a solid gospel tract? 00:55:03 22. Is it biblical to hand out cartoon gospel tracts that are gimmicky? 00:56:04
What is the Gospel? Are you saved? Do you know what saves a person?
Do not gaze at me because I am dark, because the sun has looked upon me. My mother's sons were angry with me; they made me keeper of the vineyards, but my own vineyard I have not kept! - Song of Solomon 1:6
I wanted to become anything but a Christian, I looked at things like Buddhism and it was all fairy tale stuff, but eventually I started to open the Bible and look at it as a history book. I just started in Genesis ver...
When you read a passage like Matthew 7 do you take it to mean what it truly means? Kevin Williams is a Pastor in Manchester, England www.puritanfellowship.com