How Do I Know Which Bible Promises Are For Me?

The Bible holds hundreds of promises, but which ones are promises only for believers?Promises to Abraham When God called Abram (later changed to Abraham), “the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father's house to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing” (Gen 12:1-2). With this promise, God adds, “I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors y … [Read more...]

5 Famous Deathbed Conversions

Here are five famous deathbed conversions from history. Death Comes to All There is no escaping the fact that we’re all going to die. The only questions are when that will happen and where will we go after death. The late author Christopher Hitchens, in his book, Mortality, correctly wrote that we’re all born to die. In fact, the moment we’re born, the clock starts ticking and is ever moving toward the day of death, and none of us can know when that clock stops. The author of Hebrews says that … [Read more...]

What Is A Deathbed Conversion? Do They Really Happen?

What is a deathbed conversion? Can someone actually be saved on their deathbed? An Appointment with Death Every one of us has an appointment that we will keep, and whether they want or not doesn’t matter, and it’s an appointment with death that none can avoid. The author of Hebrews wrote that “just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment” (Heb 9:27). The statistics on death are very grim; they show that 10 out of every 10 people die, so there is no reason for a per … [Read more...]

What Does The Bible Say About Reincarnation?

Is the Bible silent on reincarnation? What does the Bible say about it?The Incarnation Before we get to whether reincarnation is biblical or not, we should first look at the incarnation of God in the Person of Jesus Christ. The Apostle John wrote “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God” (John 1:1) and explains why He came, writing that “He came to his own, and his own people did not receive him. But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About The Assurance Of Salvation

What are 7 of the top Bible verses about the assurance of salvation? Which ones would you include? John 11:25-26 “Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?” Jesus spoke this to Martha after her brother Lazarus died. If there are more comforting words in the Bible, I don’t know what they might be because here Jesus says that even if a person dies … [Read more...]

Will Hell Really Last Forever?

When the Bible speaks of hell, does it mean forever? How can we be sure according to biblical texts and the words Jesus used? Is Hell Annihilation? Many of the modern preachers and pastors as well as some cults today are doing away with hell. Others are making the doctrine of hell more like annihilation. That is, they are burned up and gone forever once they are judged and cast into the lake of fire but doesn’t this mean that Hitler and the nice lady who lived next door who rejected Christ b … [Read more...]