How to Earn Heavenly Rewards and be Rich in the Life to Come

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In Luke 14:13-14 Jesus says:

13 “But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind.
14 “And you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you; for you shall be repaid at the resurrection of the just.”

We see that God rewards people in heaven for their service of him on earth, but not everyone receives the same amount of rewards. Some people don’t do the things God gives rewards for, or they don’t do them very often. Other people make it a point to do the things God rewards. I know if I get to heaven, and I haven’t done my best for God, I’ll be disappointed. I’ll be unhappy with the amount of rewards I receive. Continue reading

Why Doesn’t God Perform Miracles Today Like He Did in the Bible?

In response to this question, I’ll post the article The Position that Miracles Ceased, from the Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics. Then I’ll follow by explaining that we can see miracles of God today, through studying Bible prophecy fulfillments. Continue reading

Forgiveness for blasphemy against the Holy Spirit and apostasy

In this post, I’ll look at two passages of Scripture that have troubled people for two thousand years. The first is found in Mark 3:28-30, and has caused many to fear that God will never forgive their blasphemy. The second is separated into two parts, the first in Hebrews 6:4-6 and the companion in Hebrews 10:26-31. These two sets of verses have caused people to fear that they can lose their salvation for committing apostasy. As we shall see, God forgives everyone who repents for their sins and believes in Jesus, no matter what sins they have committed. Continue reading