In this highly encouraging message, this humble Christian teacher presents 1 John in a way you’ve never heard before. There’s much more in this, but I’ll leave those gems for you to discover for yourself.
Johnny Cash was a beloved friend to many of us. I hope that he was a true Christian. This short 5 minute interview reveals much about his personality, his view of calling, his faith, his refusal to take pain medication despite his numerous jaw surgeries and chronic pain.
And whither I go ye know, and the way ye know. Thomas said unto Him, Lord, we know not whither Thou goest; and how can we know the way? Jesus saith unto him, I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life: no man cometh unto the Father but by Me.
Let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith. Rom. 12:6.
Prophecy is of two kinds: one is the foretelling of future events, a gift or power possessed by all the prophets under the Old Testament dispensation, and by the apostles; the other is the explanation of the Scriptures.
“The real distinction of Lutheranism, as a practical system of truth, is its declaration and strong emphasis of the doctrine of justification by faith, or the truth that salvation is not something to be wrought out, but a gift freely bestowed on all who will take it from Christ.
Only when men refuse to compare Scripture with Scripture and to read the mind of the Spirit in the complete revelation of the one truth unto salvation, could they fall upon the cheerless and forbidding thought, that the God of love created some men to an inevitable doom of death and endless misery, and that Christ was sent to be the cause of their destruction, as He was sent to be the cause of life and salvation to others more favored of God.