Fourth Condition of Salvation: You Must Not Become Prideful or Arrogant About Your Salvation

Refraining from pride of one’s salvation is another condition of salvation. Romans 11:18-22 says: “18 do not be arrogant toward the branches. If you are, remember it is not you who support the root, but the root that supports you. 19 Then you will say, “Branches were broken off so that I might be grafted in. 20 That is true. They were broken off because of their … read more

Third Condition of Salvation: You Must Continue In The Faith, Never Turning Away, To Receive Salvation

Not only do you need to perform good works as well as address the heart and inner issues, but also you need to continue to do this until the day you die. If you do not, then you do not receive salvation and you are headed to hell. The evidence for this is in 1 Corinthians 9:24-27. “24 Do you not know that in a race all … read more

Second Condition of Salvation: You Must Do The Will of God To Be Part of the Family of God

Jesus said that the people who are truly saved are those who do the will of God. In Matthew 12:50 Jesus says, “For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.” Jesus didn’t say, “Whoever believes in their heart is my brother or sister or mother, no matter what they do because they are saved by my unconditional grace”. … read more

First Condition of Salvation: You Must Forgive Others In Order To Receive Forgiveness By God

Jesus says something shocking they you may never have seen (or never perceived) before. This statement Jesus made is in diametric opposition to the most core, fundamental principles of Calvinism, western Christianity, and the doctrines of total depravity and unconditional grace. This condition is stated plainly in Matthew 6:15: “But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.“ This shocking … read more

Western Christianity and Reformed Theology vs The Pharisees: Two Sides Of The Same Coin

If you have ever read the Gospels in the Bible or gone to Sunday school at church as a child, you have no doubt heard of the Pharisees. Jesus harshly criticized the Pharisees, who were the religious leaders of the day, calling them “hypocrites”, “a brood of vipers”, and other harsh terms. The reason for this was because Jesus knew their hearts. You see, the Pharisees were … read more