Regeneration, Christian Graces, and Assurance of Salvation (Gurnall)

When God sovereignly regenerates a sinner, that person is renewed, reborn, made new.  "...If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come" (2 Cor. 5:17 NASB; c.f. Gal. 6:15).  The person then walks in the newness of life (Rom. 6:4).  This doesn't mean a… Continue reading Regeneration, Christian Graces, and Assurance of Salvation (Gurnall)

The Fear of God vs The Fear of Man

  The fear of man (a.k.a. peer pressure, the disease to please, addicted to approval, etc.) is something with which all of us struggle - some more, some less.  Proverbs 25.29 is clear: "Fearing people is a dangerous trap, but trusting the LORD means safety" (NLT).   Here are a few self-diagnosis questions on this topic for you to… Continue reading The Fear of God vs The Fear of Man