Perseverance of the Saints, 1 Pet 1:5

Perseverance of the Saints 1 Pet. 1:5 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Perseverance of the saints is the fifth point in the five points of Calvinism.  It has to do with the eternal security of the believer in Christ.  That is once a person has been baptized into the body of Christ...

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Jesus is the Door, Jn 10:7-9

Jesus is the Door Jn 10:7-9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Often you will find metaphors used in the Bible.  For instance, we are likened to sheep.  Jesus is likened to a shepherd.  In Jn 10:7-9 Jesus is the door.  Interestingly, we can look through the Bible and find references to doors...

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Draw Near to God, Ps 73:22-28

Draw Near to God Ps. 73:22-28 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Ps 73 Asaph said, Draw near to God.  This admonition is one of the greatest in the Bible.  Sin puts a wedge between you and God.  So, drawing near to him is essential to close the gap.  Draw near to...

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Why We Are a Baptist Church

There are six distinct doctrines that distinguish Bible believing Baptist churches from all other churches and religions in the world.  Some non-denominational churches hold these doctrines, and, thus, they are Baptist in their doctrine though not in their name.  We are not ashamed of the name “Baptist” and we are...

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Eternally Secure In Christ, Eph 2:6

Eternal security is a doctrine of the New Testament that is often misunderstood.  For Baptists, it is generally taught as “once saved, always saved”.  However, most Baptists don’t know why they believe we are eternally secure.  Most denominational and non-denominational churches, on the other hand, don’t believe in eternal security. ...

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My Heart is Fixed, Ps 108:1

“O God, my heart is fixed,” David sang and praised the Lord.  His heart was truly fixed.  When you are saved, you can sing with David, My heart is fixed: In the sense that it has been fixed permanently (like color is fixed in dyeing).  When you receive Jesus Christ...

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Eternal Security, 1 Jn 5:11-13

Eternal Security 1 Jn 5:11-13 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This study is for the benefit of those who are saved and believe in eternal security but don’t know well enough from the Bible why they believe it or how to teach someone else why they should believe it.  This study...

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Verses Refuting Eternal Security

Verses Supposedly Refuting Eternal Security CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO One of the great difficulties among those who believe you can lose your salvation is the inability to see what a verse says in its context.  They are so convinced that they can lose their salvation that they read their belief into...

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