“Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift” (2 Corinthians 9:15) Many people understand the principle of giving: “It is more blessed to give than to receive” (Acts 20:35). This is a very true statement, and yet people still enjoy receiving. This … [Read more...]
We know that salvation is a gift from God. It is from Him and by Him and only through His Atonement.
“Salvation is of the LORD” (Jonah 2:9b)
“For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.” (Ephesians 2:8-9)
“If thou count me therefore a partner, receive him as myself.” (Philemon 17) The “him” in our text verse is Onesimus, a servant to Philemon. Obviously, Onesimus had run away from Philemon, for verse 15 states, “For perhaps he therefore departed for … [Read more...]