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The definition of Faith according to the Bible.

Faith; the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen (Hebrews 11:1).   What is the substance and evidence spoken of in the verses thereafter???   …a more excellent sacrifice. …the preparing of an ark …sojourning in

Posted in Anabaptist Theology., Christian character, Discipleship, Doctrine, Obedience., Salvation

Is easy believism true?

There is nothing easy about believing, believing is the same as obeying. Not just a one time profession of faith as many like to preach today. Jesus said – “My mother and brothers are those who hear God’s word and

Posted in Articles by Jamie RA Gerrard., Christian character, Discipleship, Doctrine, Obedience., Q&A, Salvation

Abrahams faith and obedience – Menno Simmons.

Abraham, the highly renowned patriarch, who had not his equal in honor, as Sirach writes, believed God and trusted upon his word with the whole heart, and thus manifested obedience and power as the result of his faith. The Lord

Posted in Christian character, Discipleship, Doctrine, Menno Simons, Obedience., Salvation

Saved by grace?

Saved by Grace “For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast.” (Eph 2:8-9) If we are

Posted in Discipleship, Doctrine, Obedience., Reformed Theology, Salvation

The fear of the Lord – Yes it means terror.

The Fear of the Lord is both genuine terror fear and reverence. Many say its not fear as in terror fear but that is incorrect. Inasmuch as these people draw near with their mouths and honor Me with their lips,

Posted in Articles by Jamie RA Gerrard., Discipleship, Doctrine, Obedience., Salvation

Human effort in Salvation?

Many passages say we must do something so lets take a look. Luke 13:24 — Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able. (Strive

Posted in Articles by Jamie RA Gerrard., Discipleship, Free-Will, Q&A, Reformed Theology, Salvation

The cost of Discipleship: Forsaking all for Jesus.

  ‘CP’ denotes ‘compare passage’ (CP Lu 14:28-35) Jesus told three parables here to stress the importance of what He was teaching – the qualifications of discipleship. Jesus spoke these parables so that there could be no misunderstanding of what

Posted in Discipleship
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