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ArchiveApril 2014

7 Proofs Your Salvation Is Eternally Secure

One of the most troubling thoughts you can have as a Christian is that you might lose your salvation. Perhaps at the time of your salvation, you were so sure you were saved. But after a while, and maybe because you sin, you feel as if you’re not so sure anymore, and that the security of your salvation is in jeopardy. In Chapter 2 of Basic Elements of the Christian Life, vol. 1, Witness Lee...

Using Digital Tools to Spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ

A BfA staff member talks about his experience of sharing the gospel. I like to get to know new people, hear their stories, and take every opportunity to share my enjoyment of the Lord Jesus with them. Air travel often presents excellent opportunities for me to talk to people about Christ. Recently, I had such an opportunity. While flying over the Pacific, I felt the Lord’s urging to speak...

What Is Faith and Where Does It Come From?

What exactly is faith? Is it positive thinking? Is it determining to believe something even in the face of difficulties? Do some people just have an innate ability to believe? A definition of faith Hebrews 11:1 tells us what faith is: “Now faith is the substantiation of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” Note 1 in the New Testament Recovery Version on this verse helps us...

Why We Need to Confess Our Sins and How to Do It

As believers we’re saved eternally, and God desires that we, as believers, would not sin. We can see this in the story of the Lord Jesus and the adulterous woman in John 8. Jesus, as the only One without sin, the only One who can forgive sin, and the only One qualified to condemn sin, did not condemn this woman. But, the Savior’s last words to her were this: “Go, and from now on sin no more.” As...

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