This article is excerpted and slightly adapted from an article entitled “How to Share the Gospel Clearly,” which appeared in the Spring 1994 issue of the Journal of the Grace Evangelical Society. This portion of the article is taken from pp. 56-59, 65. by Charlie Bing Introduction What does a person have to believe in
Demas was a trusted member of the apostle Paul’s ministry team. Paul said of him, “Epaphras, my fellow prisoner greets you, as do Mark, Aristarchus, Demas, Luke, my fellow laborers” (Philemon 23-24). Demas is even mentioned before Luke, author of Luke and Acts! Paul mentions him again in Col 4:14, also in a positive light.
This article is a condensed version of one which will appear in an upcoming book slated for publication in the summer of 1995. The book will deal with difficult NT passages on issues such as saving faith, assurance, eternal security, Lordship Salvation, rewards, and perseverance. You have become estranged from Christ,1 you who attempt to