When Faith Doesn’t Save

It was recently said by a Roman Catholic theologian that James 2:14-26 alone proves that the Reformers idea that salvation by faith alone in Christ alone was a terrible error. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is faith accompanied by works that brings salvation, and James seems to show this to be so. This really is…

The Bible Saves My Soul — or Does It?

Most everyone wants to have a life that is meaningful and satisfying (“blessed”). Achieving a life like this is not automatic nor without challenges; as trials and temptations come into each life, raising barriers to being “blessed”. James 1:19-27 gives divine guidance into how this kind of life can be a reality. The follow-on message…

What in the World is God Going to Do?

Bible prophecy was not given to satisfy our curiosity. It was given so that we would be motivated to live our lives in anticipation of Christ’s coming. Dr. Benware presents brief overview of what lies ahead for the Church (the bride of Christ) and briefly what lies ahead for the nation of Israel.

Dealing with Our Personal Guilt

Believers are sometimes paralyzed by sins from the past that have already been confessed before God and forgiven. What should be our response when troubled by past sins? Dr. Paul Benware provides answers from the scriptures that address the issue of guilt.

The Absolute Security of the Believer in Jesus Christ

The Absolute Security of the Believer in Jesus Christ Can the believer in Jesus Christ know with certainty that his position in Christ is eternally secure? Dr. Paul Benware provides proofs from scripture why our salvation in Jesus Christ can never be lost. Eternally Secure and Yet Losing Our Inheritance? Since the believer is internally…

Dealing with Doubtful Things

There are scriptural absolutes and there are issues the bible do no specifically address. How are we to develop our own convictions over these doubtful things? This text for this message is Romans 14 and 1 Corinthians 8.