Tag Archives: Salvation

Pilgrims’ Progress: Grumbling

Numbers 21:4-9 Now the Israelites are in the final stage of their prolonged journey. But it must seem to them as though they are never going to reach their destination! Within weeks, discouraged by the unusually arid terrain they are … Continue reading

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The Pilgrims’ Guidebook: Jesus

I Peter 2:24,25 Jesus our Sin-bearer (verse 24) The Cross was an example to us of self-sacrificing love, but it was more than just that: it was God’s solution to the problem of mankind’s sin. “Christ Himself bore our sins … Continue reading

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The Pilgrims’ Guidebook: A path mapped out

I Peter 1:10-12 The salvation that Christ has obtained for us, and which we look forward to with such certainty, did not come ‘out of the blue’. It was promised through the prophets of the Old Covenant, who were inspired … Continue reading

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The Pilgrims’ Guidebook

I Peter 1:1,2 Peter’s first letter has been described as ‘a travellers guide for Christian pilgrims.’ It is addressed to those who have been chosen by God to be His people, and it is a handbook for Christian living in … Continue reading

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Why do we observe the Lord’s supper?

47) Does the Lord’s Supper add anything to Christ’s atoning work? No, Christ died once for all. The Lord’s Supper is a covenant meal celebrating Christ’s atoning work; as it is also a means of strengthening our faith as we … Continue reading

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The sovereignty of God

Romans 9:14-24 This notoriously contentious passage is part of a long section of the letter to the Romans where Paul is exploring the relationship between God and the Jewish people. For two thousand years (since the time of Abraham) God … Continue reading

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The gift of faith?

35) Since we are redeemed by grace alone, through faith alone, where does this faith come from? All the gifts we receive from Christ we receive through the Holy Spirit, including faith itself. “For it is by grace you have … Continue reading

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