Genesis 12:3 is the second recorded Gospel sermon.
It is the second piece in God's spiritual puzzle of redemption. It looks backward to man's problem in Genesis 3:6 and forward to God's remedy in Calvary....
Salvation has been found in many unlikely places. Men’s hearts have been warmed by God’s love in Antarctica and their bodies baptized in deserts.
Christ has been confessed in Muslim countries, risking persecution, and in...
Things to Which Salvation Is Ascribed
Christ’s words (John 6:63).
The Holy Spirit (John 16:8; Titus 3:5).
Faith (Romans 10:10).
Repentance (Luke 13:3; 2 Peter 3:9).
Baptism (Mark 16:16; 1 Peter 3:21; Titus 3:5).
Robert R. Taylor, Jr., comments that the possibility of apostasy is taught in over 2,500 places in Holy Writ.
Consider a sampling from the Old Testament:
"And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the...