Four Things That Salvation Is

Scripture: John 3:1-7

Text: “Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again.” John 3:7

Introduction:

In verse seven there are four things that salvation is.

Salvation is said to be everything from Sunday School to keeping the Golden Rule.

But salvation is not doing, the work …

Don’t Miss Christmas: Selected Scriptures

Introduction

Nearly everyone missed that first Christmas. Like people today, they were busy, consumed with all kinds of things – some important, some not – but nearly everyone missed Christ. The similarities between their world and ours are striking. Every one of those people has a counterpart in our modern …

ONE NATION UNDER WHOM?

Hosea 4:1-19

Introduction

“Indeed I tremble for any country when I reflect that God is just.”

It was Thomas Jefferson that wrote those words about the United States and as Hosea pleads with the nation of Israel, I’m sure he would agree. Hosea chapter four reads like the front page …

Judges 4:18, 21

And Jael went out to meet Sisera, and said unto him, Turn in, my lord, turn in to me; fear not. And when he had turned in unto her into the tent, she covered him with a mantle… Then Jael Heber’s wife took a nail of the tent, and took

GOD IS LOVE: Hosea 2:14-3:5

Introduction

The three children in this family taught us about the grace of God, Gomer (Hosea’s wife) has taught us about the holiness of God, and now Hosea will teach us about the love of God.

Hosea’s love was so strong that the vilest behavior could not dull it … …

GOD IS HOLY: Hosea 2:2-13

Introduction

We have already learned from the beginning of our study of Hosea that God is a God of grace. There is more grace given to us than any of us deserve. This prophet asks Israel (and us) a question as we open his book … Isn’t it time that …

God Is Gracious (Hosea 1:1-2:1)

Introduction

Prophets sometimes do some strange things, but no prophet preached a more painful message than Hosea. He was instructed by God to marry a prostitute. His wife gave birth to three children and Hosea wasn’t even sure he was the father of the last two.

So what was that …