10/29/2023 What Are The Steps To Salvation?

By Got Questions Many people are looking for “steps to salvation.” People like the idea of an instruction manual with five steps that, if followed, will result in salvation. An example of this is Islam with its Five Pillars. According to Islam, if the Five Pillars are obeyed, salvation will be granted. Because the idea of aContinue reading “10/29/2023 What Are The Steps To Salvation?”

October 29, 2023 Call To Worship

If you cannot attend your usual home church this coming Sunday, please use this Worship Service Plan to conduct and enjoy a service on your own. This Worship Service Plan is useful for anyone anywhere, whether individuals, shut-ins, your family gathered in the den, a nursing facility of sick & elderly, you and your neighbors sitting in the backyard, or any group of believers who share a need to gather and praise and worship The Lord God.

10/27/2023 What Is The Christian Doctrine Of Salvation?

By Got Questions Salvation is deliverance from danger or suffering. To save is to deliver or protect. The word carries the idea of victory, health, or preservation. Sometimes, the Bible uses the words saved or salvation to refer to temporal, physical deliverance, such as Paul’s deliverance from prison (Philippians 1:19). More often, the word salvation concerns an eternal, spiritual deliverance. WhenContinue reading “10/27/2023 What Is The Christian Doctrine Of Salvation?”

10/26/2023 Did God Sacrifice Himself To Himself To Save Us From Himself Because Of A rule He Made Himself?

By Got Questions Some claim that God essentially saves us from His wrath by sacrificing Himself solely to satisfy a rule that He created in the first place. They then ask, why make the rule? Why not lay aside wrath without a sacrifice? And how does it make sense to sacrifice Himself to Himself? These are goodContinue reading “10/26/2023 Did God Sacrifice Himself To Himself To Save Us From Himself Because Of A rule He Made Himself?”

10/25/2023 Did Christ Die For All Sin Except For The Sin Of Unbelief?

By Got Questions “He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world” (1 John 2:2). When the Bible says that Christ was the sacrifice for all sin, it does not mean that all sin was automatically forgiven. It simply means that theContinue reading “10/25/2023 Did Christ Die For All Sin Except For The Sin Of Unbelief?”

10/24/2023 What Is The Gospel?

By Got Questions The word gospel literally means “good news” and occurs 93 times in the Bible, exclusively in the New Testament. In Greek, it is the word euaggelion, from which we get our English words evangelist, evangel, and evangelical. The gospel is, broadly speaking, the whole of Scripture; more narrowly, the gospel is the good news concerning Christ and theContinue reading “10/24/2023 What Is The Gospel?”

10/23/2023 If God Knew That Adam And Eve Would Sin, Why Did He Create Them?

By Got Questions The Bible says that God created all things—including us—for Himself. He is glorified in His creation. “From him and through him and for him are all things. To him be the glory forever! Amen” (Romans 11:36). It may be hard to see how Adam and Eve’s falling into sin could bring gloryContinue reading “10/23/2023 If God Knew That Adam And Eve Would Sin, Why Did He Create Them?”

10/22/2023 What Is Original Sin?

By Got Questions The term original sin refers to Adam’s sin of disobedience in eating from the tree of knowledge of good and evil and its effects upon the rest of the human race. Original sin can be defined as “the moral corruption we possess as a consequence of Adam’s sin, resulting in a sinful disposition manifesting itself inContinue reading “10/22/2023 What Is Original Sin?”

10/21/2023 Did God Create Sin?

By Got Questions God created the universe in six days, but, originally, the universe had no sin—everything He made was “very good” (Genesis 1:31). Sin entered the cosmos due to an act of rebellion against God, not because God created sin. We need to define “sin.” First John 3:4 says, “Everyone who sins breaks the law; inContinue reading “10/21/2023 Did God Create Sin?”