These lessons have been borrowed from The Open Bible. Studying these will ignite your heart and mind to the wonders and truths in God’s Word.
The Christian Life
MASTER OUTLINES & STUDY NOTES
Compiled by Porter Barrington
This work is published in conjunction with The Holy Bible, New King James Version – Copyright 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Continue reading “Christian Life Study Introduction” »
This website is wholly dedicated to the truth that the Bible is the “Pathway to Victory in Christ Jesus.” The pages of God’s Word provide a path to Jesus — to salvation in Him. There is no other way to God other than faith in Jesus.
The Christian today, more than any other day, is in peril because to the lack of knowledge of God’s Holy Word. I challenge all who read this pick up their Bible and study along. There is absolute truth. It resides in a person. It resides in Jesus. The Bible is our way to discover Him, to draw close to Him, to learn His thoughts, and to alter our lives to please Him.
This first study is vital. The Bible states in Ephesians 2:8,9 “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.”
But what is grace and why is salvation a gift that cannot be earned? The Greek (Greek is the language the New Testament was written) word for grace is charis.
Charis def. favor freely done without expectation of return – its only motive the free-heartedness of the giver
This short study reveals that God saves men and women by and through His charis, His grace and love that He bestows on all who by faith come to Him through Jesus. No one can pay Him for this.
Ongoing in this Bible study we study how everlasting life was paid for by an eternal God. The challenge to you is to pick up your Bible and study along. Perhaps you fall in love again with the Author…