Spirituality

What Lies Under The Layers?
By Monica Bastola · 8 months ago
Once, in a village nestled within the folds of distant lands, a curious woman returned from a journey that would unravel both humor and wisdom. Armed with a peculiar notion, she arrived home with a ...
What does it mean when God says you are a new creature?
By James Rondinone · 9 months ago
13 You Are a New Creature Have you ever caught up with someone you hadn’t seen for many years who committed a serious criminal offense and were shocked to see how their life had changed ...
What does it mean when God says you are redeemed and forgiven?
By James Rondinone · 9 months ago
12 You Are Redeemed and Forgiven In life, what we value most can be taken from us unexpectedly. And when a celebrity’s very life has abruptly ended, we’re often in a state of shock and ...
What does it mean when God says you are perfected?
By James Rondinone · 9 months ago
11 You Are Perfected Before I was saved, I made many decisions that were self-centered and, thus, self-destructive. One of them had to do with a relationship that I had with a young lady when ...
What does it mean when God says you are sanctified?
By James Rondinone · 9 months ago
10 You Are Sanctified Have you ever thought of calling someone holy? Usually, this refers to a person involved with a particular faith that’s performing good works for the less fortunate. In some religious circles, ...
What does it mean when God says you are justified?
By James Rondinone · 9 months ago
9 You Are Justified For many years, there was a medical condition that generated such fear and alarm in society that many who were diagnosed with it were transported to isolated areas and never heard ...
What does it mean when God says you are an heir?
By James Rondinone · 10 months ago
8 You Are an Heir In the world we live in, this can be a very contentious issue. In my teenage years, there was a period of time when I lived with my mom and ...
What does it mean when God says you are saved?
By James Rondinone · 10 months ago
6 You Are Saved Have you ever wished you could be delivered from something that appeared to have no end? Here’s an article about such an event. BLACK DEATH The Black Death was a devastating ...
What does it mean when God says that you are sealed?
By James Rondinone · 10 months ago
5 You Are Sealed I’m sure that you have some idea of what it means when something is sealed. When we send a letter, we make sure that the flap of the envelop is securely ...
Is Salvation Conditional Based on the Committing of Continual Sin?
By James Rondinone · 11 months ago
4 Is Salvation Conditional Based on the Committing of Continual Sin? Some believe that a Christian can lose the indwelling Spirit along with additional blessings if they choose to live in habitual sin. There could ...
Is Salvation Conditional Based on Obedience to the Commands of the Mosaic Law During the Church Age?
By James Rondinone · 11 months ago
3 Is Salvation Conditional Based on Obedience to the Commands of the Mosaic Law and/or the Directives of Those in Leadership During the Church Age? Well, here’s a million-dollar question for you to consider. Is ...
Was Salvation Conditional in the Old Testament Based on Obedience to the Commands of the Mosaic Law?
By James Rondinone · 11 months ago
PART 2 - I AM - Do you know who you are in Christ? Was Salvation Conditional in the Old Testament Based on Obedience to the Commands of the Mosaic Law? Before we take a ...
What Does It Mean to Say That You Are in Christ?
By James Rondinone · 11 months ago
Introduction I wonder how many Christians don’t know who they are in Christ. Did you know that God sees you in an entirely new way at salvation? Unfortunately, the newly converted Christians and some of ...
What is the gospel that if responded to will cause an unbeliever to become saved and receive the indwelling Spirit?
By James Rondinone · 11 months ago
THE GOSPEL OF LIBERTY We’ve reached a conclusion to this study. Thanks for hanging in there right up to the end. I don’t believe that anything we accomplish in this life can truly be said ...
GOSPEL MESSAGE #6 - IS SALVATION BY REPENTANCE, BELIEF, WATER BAPTISM, AND GODLY WORKS?
By James Rondinone · 1 year ago
19 SALVATION BY REPENTANCE, BELIEF, WATER BAPTISM, AND GODLY WORKS: ARE WATER BAPTISM AND GOOD WORKS NECESSARY IN THE SALVATION PROCESS? Are you ready to take a look at the final alleged salvation message of ...
GOSPEL MESSAGE #5 - IS SALVATION BY REPENTANCE, BELIEF, AND GODLY WORKS?
By James Rondinone · 1 year ago
18 SALVATION BY REPENTANCE, BELIEF, AND GODLY WORKS: IS SALVATION CONDITIONAL? We’ve actually talked about this gospel to a certain degree earlier in this study, back in chapter 13, when we investigated whether good works ...
GOSPEL MESSAGE #4 – Is there such a thing as HOUSEHOLD SALVATION?
By James Rondinone · 1 year ago
17 SALVATION BY WATER BAPTISM: IS THERE SUCH A THING AS HOUSEHOLD SALVATION? What we’re are going to investigate here is whether a baby’s parent’s faith would provide repentance for their sins and belief in ...
IS SALVATION BY WATER BAPTISM?
By James Rondinone · 1 year ago
16 GOSPEL MESSAGE #4: IS SALVATION BY WATER BAPTISM? SALVATION BY WATER BAPTISM: CAN AN UNBELIEVER BE SAVED BY BEING SPRINKLED OR IMMERSED IN WATER? Some would call this salvation message water baptism regeneration. There ...
GOSPEL MESSAGE #3 - IS SALVATION BY GOOD WORKS?
By James Rondinone · 1 year ago
15 GOSPEL MESSAGE #3 SALVATION BY GOOD WORKS: CAN WE EARN GOD’S FAVOR? Now, we’re going to take a look at the third gospel message, one that’s probably the most popular, most followed, and which ...
GOSPEL #2: SALVATION BY GOD IN EVERYONE: Is everyone a child of God?
By James Rondinone · 1 year ago
14 GOSPEL MESSAGE #2: SALVATION BY GOD IN EVERYONE: IS EVERYONE A CHILD OF GOD? Recently, I had an invitation to attend a church memorial for a good friend of my wife and me, who ...