I believe I am a sinner. I believe Jesus died for me. I believe Jesus is the Son of God. I accept Jesus as my Savior. Therefore, I am a Christian.
Today's Christianity has "evolved" to a set of essential beliefs, or doctrines. If you acknowledge those doctrines and receive Christ by an act of faith, you are told that you become a Christian and now have eternal life. You are also told by some that you can never lose this eternal life. It is a gift that will never be taken away from…Continue
The modern version of the gospel has been watered down to knowledge: knowing the essential doctrines, the basic tenants of the scriptures. In this knowledge people believe they are saved. Let me explain further. Many denominations have a list of doctrines that they supposedly adhere to. These are "beliefs" about God, the Son of God, and the Holy Spirit; and about the Bible, etc. Some denominations include beliefs on how one is saved, some do not. But all denominations imply that theirs is…Continue