(More Bible Studies Available @ http://www.marktabata.com) It is written: James 2:24-You see then that a man is justified by works, and not by faith only. Many in the secular religious world teach that mankind is saved by faith only, I.e., by simply being convinced that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and will save... Continue Reading →
Does Ephesians 2:8-9 Exclude Baptism?
It is written: Ephesians 2:8-9-For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, 9 not of works, lest anyone should boast. Many believe that Paul’s statement that salvation is “not of works” excludes baptism (since it is claimed that baptism is a work). What shall... Continue Reading →
Salvation After Death?
It is written: Philippians 2:9-11-Therefore God also has highly exalted Him and given Him the name which is above every name, 10 that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth, 11 and that every tongue should confess that... Continue Reading →
Personal Relationship With God
It is written: “You are My friends if you do whatever I command you.” (John 15:14) One of the most thrilling concepts of the Word of God is in the knowledge that God desires personal relationship. Yet what does that mean? In the words of the Prophet Hosea, God declares: Hosea 6:6-For I desire mercy... Continue Reading →
Appointed To Eternal Life?
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) There are many in the religious world who contend that God predestined some individuals to be saved, and that He predestined most souls to be dammed, regardless of their free will or personal decisions. This doctrine is usually known as special predestination. While the Bible teaches the notion of predestination of... Continue Reading →
Does Mark 16:16 Belong In The Bible?
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) For years, the statement of Jesus found in Mark's Gospel has been a thorn in the side to denominational preachers and teachers who deny the Lord's plan of salvation. After He arose from the dead, and before His Ascension to Heaven, Jesus told His Apostles: Mark 16:15-16-And He said to them,... Continue Reading →