Claire signed one of her posts "Firmly in His Grip" goes along with "HOLD FAST" in II Tim. 1:13 paul says to Timothy, "hold fast the sound teaching that I have given to U from the Lord.
Today I mentioned to a physical therapist of her always smiling and cheery, I said , U have the look of a happy Christian woman, she replied , yes I am ! , I said excitedly , OH , your saved !, born -again ! -- she said quietly , Noo , my family and I go to a church of god in christ (around Indiana, there are some groups of these churches that have broken away from Evangelical churches ) I don't know the exact differences but THE OBVIOUS ONE is that there was NO WITNESS IN HER SPIRIT as being SAVED. When a person receives CHRIST of the CROSS , by FAITH , IN HIM ALONE , BY FAITH ALONE , he receives the Seal of Adoption, the Witness of the Holy Spirit , he becomes a new creation and he KNOWS that he is saved. "THAT YE MIGHT KNOW THAT YE HAVE ETERNAL LIFE --- HE comes WITHIN --
TOO MANY churches preaching ERROR ------------ down the broad path
Paul exhorted Timothy to sound doctrine - -- today , its ok with most, as long as we "go to church" feel good -- use the name of God and Christ but have NO SALVATION TESTIMONY --
last days apostasy -------- what else can U call it ?
CLAIRE -- we haven't forgotten , your on our prayers --- Saija the same thing -- Vicki , the same -- Donna , U and Jennifer too -------------- LORD BLESS