Tag Archives: salvation

How Cold-Case Killers Confirm the Biblical Description of Humans

I’ve been investigating cold-case murderers for about fifteen years. During this time I’ve met several defense attorneys who have been certain their client was innocent. One confided she was unable to believe her defendant could have committed such a horrific crime given his present life. I can almost understand her …

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The Free Gift of Salvation, the Meaning of the Cross, and a Question About the Soul (Podcast)

In this blast from the past, J. Warner examines the orthodox definition of Salvation and the important work of the cross. Jim also answers listener email related to the nature of the soul. (For more information, visit www.ColdCaseChristianity.com) Subscribe to the Cold-Case Christianity Weekly Podcast on iTunes, or add the …

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Why the First Part of the Greatest Commandment Is Even More Important Than the Second

I was an atheist for the first thirty-five years of my life. While I was a committed (and often aggressive) non-believer, most people who knew me would probably have described me as a “nice guy”. My behavior wasn’t all that different than many of my Christian friends. I worked with …

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Is Salvation Really a Free Gift?

The Bible talks a lot about grace, the unmerited favor God shows us when he saves us from our sins and grants us salvation. But our material, visual world encourages us to observe and measure our progress in every aspect of life, and many of our friends and family are …

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Are There Different Degrees of Reward in Heaven?

As Christians, we believe we are saved solely by the grace of God. God sets us apart for salvation based not on anything we could do (or have done), but based instead on the free gift of salvation offered by the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross. Our works play …

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Illustrating Christian Claims Related to Salvation (Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast #6)

What does Christianity teach about salvation? In this Cold-Case Christianity video broadcast / podcast, J. Warner illustrates a number of competing notions related to salvation. Jim asks six questions as he steps toward the orthodox Christian view and illustrates each concept on a whiteboard. Finally, J. Warner plays his visualization …

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