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Works Based Salvation is not Saving

Mankind cannot earn our way into Heaven by just "loving our neighbor."

If Christ is the benchmark, we are all equal sinners before God.

However, God provided a solution to the problem of sin.

Only two people are indigenous, Adam and Eve; Everyone else is a colonizer.

We need to set aside differences and get along with our neighbors.

Science does not replace God, it is a confirmation of His existence.

Religion and science are intended by God to complement each other.

Jesus is Tough love.

Love begins with a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Consider doing earthly math on eternity.

The distractions of life easily get in the way of the true meaning of why believers remain earth-bound.

No matter how many pleasures Satan offers you, his ultimate intention is to ruin you.

We need to be focused on heavenly things, not earthly prizes.

Good works result FROM salvation, they do not result IN salvation. 

It is the love of God, through Christ that motivates the Christian to action.

Marriage is not intended to be a mission field.

The covenant of marriage for the Biblical Christian should be with a Biblical Christian.

Longer life is not the highest goal in life.

What should our priorities be while we live in these mortal bodies?

As Christians, we do not have enough Body Parts.

Recognize your own limitations and plug in to a good church.

God can be seen as either love or hate.

How we see God depends on our perspective and our faithfulness.

Lord give me patience and give it to me right now!

Patience is an attribute of God, but so often, not of man.

Temptation is not a sin; it is a call to battle.

We need to be watchful and on guard, both from within (our sin nature) and from the evil one.

Biblical Christians need to unite under a set of core beliefs.

No Christian, but one has ever had perfect Biblical systematic theology.

It’s not more knowledge that we lack, but obedience 

We need to obey the calling of God to share His Good News.

Christianity as a “fungus throughout history”.

Christianity is strong and growing, like fungi.

God does not change His mind.

God (Jesus) is the same yesterday, today and forever.

Only those who see themselves as utterly destitute can fully appreciate the grace of God.

The lower our spirit is the higher His Spirit becomes in our lives.

‘Prophets for profit’ is not Biblical theology.

Those Pastors who preach God will accept payment for blessings are heretical.

Science is converging on theology.

As mankind continues to understand more of God's creation we draw closer to Him.

There is nothing new under the sun.

Man is cursed by sin, but God offers a solution to those willing to follow Him.

Keep in mind that when sin is viewed superficially, it is dealt with superficially.

Obviously, sin needs to be confessed and repented of rather than ignored.

When in doubt, follow God’s word.

Trust the Holy Spirit not the spirit.

God is not on your side or the opposition. He is on His own Side.

Christians need to be careful in the way we defend the faith.

There are no shortcuts to spiritual maturity. It takes time to be holy.

Sanctification is a process that never ends on this side of the grave.

Science is a religious construct.

Everyone believes in some form of religion.

Sick people need a Doctor. Sinners need the Lord.

Our Lord is the ultimate physician.

It is not death but dying that one is fearful of.

When and how will we die and, more importantly, where will we go?

We need to take a hard look at ourselves before pointing out the sins of unbelievers. 

We need to understand hypocrisy in dealing with others.

The battle is between the flesh and the Spirit, your shame and your guilt.

There is a constant war going on in each of our lives.

Spiritual maturity is marked by being comfortable with the unpredictability of God.

Man does not have the mental capacity to fully understand God.

We need to treat the lost as future believers. 

Love those you hope to see in Heaven.

Put the cookies on the bottom shelf where the kiddies can get to them.

Teach in a way the children of God will understand.

Our response to temptation is an accurate barometer of our love for God.

Our behavior demonstrates who we are attracted to.

Make sure it is the gospel that offends people, not you.

Building relationships is the opposite of offending people.

Living Water is so much sweeter than the Kool-Aid that the world offers.

We have a choice in life, to accept what the world has to offer or what God has to offer.

If nothing changes externally then likely nothing has changed internally.

Salvation is an internal change in one's life that creates an external change in the believer's behavior.

A mist in the pulpit is a fog in the pew.

Pastors need to stand up for what they believe in and not create a mist from the podium and a fog in the pew.

The “successful church” has become either an auditorium-sized hiding place or a living room TV.

Lost are the small to medium-sized churches where the pastor and staff know and minister and invest in the lives of the members.

Worship is not just an emotional exercise but a response of the heart built on truth about God.

We need to evaluate the underlying reason for our emotions in worship.

We need to be led by the Spirit, not the spirit.

It is the Holy Spirit that needs to guide us and not our own, sinful spirit.

Don’t let what you don’t know ruin what you do know.

Hold onto what you know to be true.

God will either give us what we ask or give us what we would have asked if we knew everything he knows.

God's timing in all things is perfect and will give us what we need.

So often, human logic and Biblical teaching align… because He created us in His image.

We need a recognition of the source of good and evil, and, perhaps more importantly, the eternal solution to our pending judgment.

Christians can be good and bad people, just like everyone else.

Christians are not the problem, the problem is that one needs to be looking at God in discerning right from wrong, not man.

God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons that we could learn in no other way.

The Lord not only never promised believers an easy life, but He continues to mold and shape us for eternity, often through trials.

Sadly, politics has a way of filtering out the good folks and leaving us the residual.

Source - Jeff Hilles A Biblical Christian Perspective - Consider those who will likely be running for the highest office in the most powerful nation...

Jesus came for the lowest (Shepherds) and the highest (Wise Men) and everyone in between.

Quick Quote Source - Jeff Hilles A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - Christ died for the sins of mankind. It doesn't matter either the extent...

Jesus is not Lord if He does not have priority, even over our loved ones.

Quick Quote Source - Jarrod Scott A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - Matthew 10:37 can be a hard verse to accept. It speaks to the...

Faith – You shouldn’t be able to reason someone out of a position they didn’t reason themselves into. 

Quote Source - Jonathan Swift A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - Hebrews 11:1 makes the point that faith is the basis for our Christian convictions....

Jesus Christ has come in the flesh and is from God (1 John 4:2b).

Quick Quote Source - Scripture A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - breaking the verse down... "Jesus" - Is the One who saves mankind by living a...

Lukewarm people don’t really want to be saved from their sin; they want only to be saved from the penalty of their sin.

Quick Quote - Source - Francis Chan A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - God offers us a two-part promise. He offers salvation through the death...

The natural world is filled with choices, the supernatural world is not.

Quick Quote - Source - Jeff Hilles A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - We live in a gray world where right and wrong can become...

Choose carefully between being theologically correct and evangelical.

Quick Quote - Source - Jeff Hilles A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - Sunday morning our seminary-trained, theologically sound preacher reminds us that mankind...

The reason God’s love is so special is that He wants/needs nothing in return. 

Quick Quote - Source - Jarrod Scott A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - Often our love for others comes from our own needs. Companionship, support,...

A short life of knowing God is a blessing. while a long life missing God is a curse.

Quick Quote - Source - Jeff Hilles A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - We all live lives focused and driven so much by the world...

Hamas is not waging a war against Israel. They are waging a war against God.

Quick Quote - Source - Robert Jeffress A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - Whether Hamas or pharaoh or others in the past, Satan is trying...

Worship the Giver rather than the gift.

Quick Quote - Source - Rich Holt A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - We can so easily get caught up in a desire for more...

The darker the world becomes the brighter the contrast of the Christian light. 

Quick Quote - Source - Sally Whitley A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - Many Christians see the world becoming darker and darker. Wars, lawlessness, anger,...

Tell your children and grandchildren what God has done for you!

Quick Quote - Source - Jarrod Scott A Biblical Christian worldview perspective — How can we expect our young ones to adopt a view of God as...

There are two solutions to Christian hypocrisy, either to reject the behavior as a sin or reject the sinful behavior.

Quick Quote - Source - Jeff Hilles A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - Sadly, there are many in the Christian community who have chosen to...

No sheep has ever won a battle with a wolf.

Quick Quote - Source - Rich Holt A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - Jesus called out to his disciples to be sheep among wolves (Matt....

One road leads home and a thousand roads lead into the wilderness.

Quick Quote - Source - C. S. Lewis A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - There is only one path to eternal life with God in...

Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.

Quick Quote - Source - Francis Chan A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - Often failure is a prerequisite for future success. The real question...

Listen to God’s voice over other spiritual voices.

Quick Quote - Source - Jarrod Scott A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - The supernatural or the spiritual realm contains both good and evil, and...

When it comes to Biblical truth, there is a difference between being uninformed and being in apostasy. 

Quick Quote - Source - Jeff Hilles A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - There are areas of Scripture that Biblical Christian theologians understandably joust back...

Prayer is one of the few things that can outlive us.

Quick Quote - Source - Jarrod Scott A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - The adage that "one can't take it with them" is profoundly true....

Christianity continues to fail in the eyes of the faithless.

Quick Quote - Source - Jeff Hilles A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - Often when Christianity is evaluated from those outside of the faithful, its...

A disciple is a disciple maker.

Quick Quote - Source - Francis Chan A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - We are called to not only be Christians in our own behaviors...

It’s not just a battle of authority it is a battle of beauty. 

Quick Quote - Source - Jarrod Scott A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - Many reject God and His commandments because they believe the Bible is...

Life is about Jesus. We are not here to tell our story, but His.

Quick Quote - Source - Francis Chan A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - No one can argue with offering to others insight into "What Jesus...

Christian hypocrisy does irreparable damage to fellowship and evangelism.

Quick Quote - Source - Jeff Hilles A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - Hypocrisy is found in the Christian when we focus on the speck...

Don’t fall into the trap of studying the Bible without doing what it says. 

Quick Quote - Source - Francis Chan A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - Do we go to church, fellowship groups, Bible studies, conferences, break-out groups,...

We all can have our own truth, but that does not make it right.

Quick Quote - Source - Jarrod Scott A Biblical Christian worldview perspective - Each of us can create our own religion or beliefs in the...

I’ll only love a God who isn’t the God of the Old Testament. A thoroughly vile and despicable character if there was one.

Quick Quote - Source - Robert W. A Biblical Christian worldview perspective — There are many who understandably see God in this way. Others have been...