Romans 2:6-29 Class

Our class on Romans continues as Jon examines Romans 2:6-29.  Due to technical difficulties, we had to re-record the class on this section of Romans in Jon’s office.  We study how God promised to judge both Jews and Gentiles according to their works, the law of God to which the Gentiles were amenable during the…

Does Baptism Not Save Because It’s A Work?

Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned. Mark 16:16   I recently had a question asked by a reader of this column:  “You’ve written that one must be baptized to be saved, but doesn’t the Bible say that we are not saved by works?  Since baptism…

Ephesians 2:8-9: “…Not A Result Of Works…”

“For by grace you have been saved through faith.  And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.”  Ephesians 2:8-9 God’s grace saves us through our faith.  We did not and indeed cannot save ourselves.  Rather, our salvation is a…