In this Ask Pastor Tim the question of "How Should I Pray" is answered. This is very important because many people will have the wrong motives in prayer, or will believe they are praying in the Spirit when it is not the case.
Is it biblical to say that we are saved? or that we are being saved? What does the bible teach about salvation? What truly is salvation and can we lose it? and how do we endure to the end in this race?
Of course, I should have expected that this one was coming. Age of accountability. Si - he says, "A five year old missing girl's body was found recently encased in cement along a river bed in Michigan."
Tim Conway talks about the perfect and absolute justice of God.
Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; steadfast love and faithfulness go before you. - Psalm 89:14
For I, the LORD, love justice; I hate robbery and iniquity. - Isaiah 61:8
Someone asks a question about birth control and if it is biblical. Some people may not realize it, but there are some sorts of birth control that are a form of abortion and therefore the people are committing murder.
This is a powerful bible study were Tim deals with Christian assurance... what is so key is this.. CHRIST!! It's not about your performance, yet so many people will put themselves next to a measuring stick to see if they measure up... oh that is no way to gain assurance.. the question is! Are you LOOKING TO CHRIST!?
The reality is in Ephesians 5:5 that no idolater will inherit the kingdom of God. The sad reality is there are thousands of people who have their Calvinism/Arminianism, and that is their God. It is not about Christ, it is about knowledge. Do not be deceived you will not inherit the Kingdom of God unless you can let go of your pride.
If you profess to be a Christian and are always testing to see how close you can get to the line before what you are doing is "technically" sinful, then you might as well go back to the world. That is not the attitude of the true Christian. You either desire Christ, or you desire your sin. Romans 12:9 - Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.
Should we be afraid of verses like this?
For it is impossible, in the case of those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, and have shared in the Holy Spirit, 5andhave tasted the goodness of the word of God and the powers of the age to come, 6and then have fallen away, to restore them again to repentance, since they are crucifying once again the Son of God to their own harm and holding him up to contempt. - Hebrews 6:4-6
Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. Matthew 6:19-20