The Scriptures use metaphors or imagery to describe salvation.
Read the Scriptural answer.
Start with this post, if you want the Bible basics. It will boil things down and clarify them. Key Hebrew and Greek words, too.
You must be born again. But what does that mean? Does anything result from being born again? Or do we just stay the same?
Does it merely mean “changed mind,” or does it go deeper?
The word is often brushed over lightly. Here is an easy to follow article with Hebrew and Greek spelled out for you in English.
This is about God’s foreknowledge, choice, and human freewill. If we have the right perspective, we can reach sensible conclusions.
This post looks at the major Scriptures about the atonement. It also asks whether healing is “in” the atonement.
This is a simple look at Leviticus 16 in ten steps. Jesus fulfilled all the elements required on that holy day. That’s why his followers do not need to keep this day as a legalistic ritual. Yet, how does he fulfill the elements in this holy day?
Are some theories about it better than others? J. Rodman Williams, a magnificent and irenic theologian, a leader in the Renewal Movement (specifically of the Charismatics and Neo-Charismatics), provides a balanced view on the various theories of the atonement.
This is an easy-to-follow study of some key Hebrew and Greek words, all transliterated into English.
God didn’t move. We did. Now he is wooing us back.
This is an easy-to-follow word study in Hebrew and Greek, with all the words transliterated into English. And then redemption and ransom are applied to our lives today.
Ever since the Enlightenment (1600-1800+), modern man does not like the bloody elements of Christianity, the blood that was shed on the cross. This man knows best, right?
Postmodern man after the Enlightenment (1600-1800+) does not like the bloody part of Christianity. Of course this man is shortsighted. This post answers the question and lays out the efficacious benefits of the blood of Christ for our salvation.
What is a biblical covenant? This is the post you need to read first in the biblical covenant series.
Let’s never give up on Christ’s sacrifice on the cross, leaving him up there as a mere martyr who was unfortunately put to death for being merely a good man. His sacrificial death is much deeper than that.
Has this covenant been fulfilled in Christ? If so, does this mean Israel does not have a right to exist as a Jewish state, as some Christians believe?