Grace in Focus – April 1990
Shall We Pray?
In his first letter to Timothy, Paul wrote these words about prayer: Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men… For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all men to be saved and to come to
Does Grace Exclude Commitment?
Recently I received an interesting letter from a GES News reader from big-sky country, Bozeman, Montana. It concerned the relationship between grace and commitment. BH wrote: I was very surprised to see that you used the word “committed” in the chart on page three [of the GES News] in relation to giving [i.e., committed financial
Is Following Christ a Condition of Eternal Life? – John 10:27-30
My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me. And I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; neither shall anyone snatch them out of My hand. My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of
Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor, The “debate” (as engaged by GES) seems to be developing into one of “choosing up sides” for the bigger team. Each “side” is sure of its right position as they interpret Scripture. No one seems to listen to what the other is saying—except to pounce upon perceived negatives…. Could Philippians 2:1-3 [which concerns