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What is the difference between love and grace?

Love and grace are closely related things. Showing someone grace means showing them favour, goodwill.1 Loving someone means you desire the best for them. In theory, someone could show another person grace without loving them. However, you cannot truly love someone without showing them grace. When it comes to God, he shows favour because he […]

Can you go to heaven if you have sinned?

There are two issues here: 1)     Everyone sins. 1 John 1:8-10  If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.  (9)  If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.  (10)  If we say […]

What is grace?

Grace is primarily a positive disposition towards someone. We can see this clearly throughout  the Old Testament, where people often asked others to look on them with an attitude of goodwill. Here are a few examples (where the word ‘favour’ (Heb. chen) is a synonym with ‘grace’)1: “‘I have oxen, donkeys, flocks, male servants, and female servants. […]

Can you be saved more than once?

Some Christians like to talk about being saved more than once. Is this right? It’s a matter of perspective. The most Biblical perspective is this: For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God (Eph 2:8 ) This gift was given once: […]