MATTHEW 18:35 THE UNFORGIVING SERVANT & Eternal Security of The Believer First the context in Matthew 18 matters and at verse 21 we read a statement just before Jesus tells the Jews the Parable of the Unforgiving Servant, "21 Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, … Continue reading Matthew 18:35: ‘So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you’
"43 Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. 44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; 45 That ye may be … Continue reading Matthew 5:48: ‘be perfect’
The story of the rich man, in Mark 10, should be read in proper context. It is not just about rich and poor people. There is a truth that we should give to others less fortunate in love. Yet, God does not expect anyone to sell everything they have and give it to the poor … Continue reading Mark 10: Did Jesus Teach That Rich People Cannot Be Saved?
Jesus said, "15 If ye love me, keep my commandments." (John 14:15 KJV) #1: Jesus Was Not Referring To The Ten Commandments Watching the context closely in John, it is clear that Jesus was NOT referring to The Ten Commandments, nor the whole Law of Moses. Jesus was most definitely not referring to the Law … Continue reading John 14:15 : What Commandments Was Jesus Referring To? The Ten Commandments?
"If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." (1 John 1:9 KJV) Many people think this verse is saying that we must continually ask for forgiveness of sins we commit after our moment of belief on Christ and after receiving the … Continue reading 1 John 1:9: “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins”
"Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. " (1 Cor. 6:9-10 KJV) I see this two … Continue reading 1 Corinthians 6: 9-10: ‘shall not inherit the kingdom of God’
Is Peter saying that a person can lose their Salvation in this passage? "For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning. For it had been … Continue reading 2 Peter 2:20-21: Is Peter saying that a person can lose their Salvation in this passage?
"For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses." (Matthew 6:14-15 KJV) Jesus said this right after teaching the Jewish people how they should be praying when they pray to God. It is part of … Continue reading Matthew 6: 14-16…Will We Lose Salvation If We Fail To Forgive A Person?
In John 8, we see a scene where a woman was caught in adultery and the Scribes and Pharisees were going to stone her which is what the Law Of Moses says should happen to such a person. These men thought that they could trap Jesus in His own words as they feared the loss … Continue reading John 8: ‘go and sin no more’
"Son of man, I have made thee a watchman unto the house of Israel: therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me. When I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save … Continue reading Ezekiel 3:17-19: Is The Blood Of Those We Do Not Warn About Their Sins, On The Hands Of Believers?
"Little children, let no man deceive you: he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous. He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil. Whosoever is born of … Continue reading 1 John 3:9: ‘Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin’
"For if we SIN wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins, But a certain fearful looking for of judgment and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries." (Hebrews 10:26-30 KJV) In Hebrews 10:1 we see the writer emphasize the point that the animal sacrifices performed … Continue reading Hebrews 10:26-31.. is this proving a person can lose their Salvation?
"Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come." (Matthew 24:40-42 KJV) There are many people who interpret this passage of … Continue reading Matthew 24:37-42: Is This Really About The Rapture?
"But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only. But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.“ (Matthew 24:36-37 KJV) These two verse of Scripture are used by many Christians to describe the Rapture of … Continue reading Matthew 24:35-36: Is This Really About The Rapture?
Salvation and the Book of James Ever have someone tell you that your works are required for Salvation and justification before God using the Book of James? I have taken time to prepare this article and to help clear up confusion some may have on the book of James. Context is everything when studying the … Continue reading James 2: Faith Without Works Is Dead.
Beware The False Prophets Matthew 7:22-23: "Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that … Continue reading Matthew 7:23… “YE That Worketh Iniquity”