Salvation in Christ

Painting of Prodigal Son

Repentance and Reconciling with God

What does it mean to repent? Does it mean we suddenly become religious or decide to join a church? No. Or does it mean you vow to never sin again? Hardly. But then what is it? Is it a once and for all act? And is it essential to do before we have a relationship with God? Because repentance is such an important word in the Christian faith, we need to know the answers to these questions.

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Statue of Jesus the good shepherd with lost sheep on his back

Jesus the Good Shepherd

Many of us, when we consider our lives, the problems we have, and the pain we suffer, wonder: “Where is God?” and “Does God care for me?” We may just be disoriented from the chaos of life, or have anxiety and fear building up from all of the uncertainties we face. Some of us may have intentionally taken wrong and destructive paths, and are suffering from it. Whatever our condition, we are all in need of a shepherd—one who cares for us, leads us, and protects us from danger. And not just any shepherd, but Jesus the good shepherd.

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The image of Christ on the cross on a concrete grave marker portrays God's forgiveness and atonement for sins

Forgiveness and Atonement

All people everywhere need forgiveness. We have all sinned against others and against God, and fallen short of his expectations of us. Is there hope for us, and can God forgive us? No one has lived a life free of sin. Even those we consider “good” fall far below God’s standards. The Bible talks about both forgiveness and atonement. What is atonement and what does it mean to us?

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Old Black and white print of Virgil Crossing The River Styx

Understanding Hell in the Bible

I’m sure you’ve heard the following questions before, or even asked them yourself: “So, if I don’t believe in Jesus, then I will be punished in hell forever?” “What about those who have never heard about Jesus, are they going to hell?” “Does God torture people forever?”

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Young Asian woman praying

Does God Forgive Everyone?

Scripture declares that God is love. We like this. So much so that many of us feel this is all we need to know about God. However, the English word “love” has morphed over the years and can now mean many things…

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