If you are a grace believer—unlike many people in Christendom—you are not worried about being judged for your eternal salvation because Jesus settled that issue the moment you believed in Him for eternal salvation: “Most assuredly, I say to you, he who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life,
On Feb 26, Bob posted a blog (see here) about the fact that Tom Rodgers of Grace Church in Wichita Falls, TX, taught on the Judgment Seat of Christ just a few days before he died. Bob spoke of the many years that Tom, along with Reggie Coe, had pastored the church, and that Tom
A reader sent me an email about the passing of Pastor Tom Rodgers last year. Here is what he wrote: I believe you knew Tom Rodgers over in Wichita Falls, and I imagine you were aware of his passing recently. He and Reggie Coe were our pastors back in the early 1980s when we were
I received the following email: I understand the deadly consequences of unrepentant sin in this life. But I don’t get the idea of negative consequences at the Judgment Seat of Christ. What deadly consequences would there be? In 1 Cor 3:10-15 it sounds like any wood, hay, or stubble works will simply be burned up.
by Bob Wilkin Over the years I’ve had lots of failures in life. I know we all have. But I’m more acutely aware of my own failures than I am of those of others. Have you ever felt like giving up on your job, your ministry in your church, or on some major responsibility you
Alexander Patterson waves together many strands of truth when he writes about the Judgment Seat of Christ, “Not a service done for Christ loses its reward. ‘For his sake’ is the criterion by which everything is to be judged. The sacrifices of the believer are then shown and rewarded. It is then the Beatitudes are
by Ken Yates To me, one of the most interesting verses in the Gospels is a statement by Jesus in Luke 12:47-48. Jesus gives a parable about who is a wise servant of the master and who is an evil servant of that same master. In the parable, the Lord says that His servants will
by Bob Wilkin, originally published in the January-February 2004 edition of Grace in Focus Colossians 1:21-23 is often used by Arminians to say that believers must continue in the faith in order to keep eternal life. And this same passage is used by Calvinists to say that believers must persevere in the faith in order