Friday, July 22, 2011

The Simplicity of Salvation!

I'm amazed how many preachers that have complicated salvation. They ridicule those who believe that salvation is simple and easy. Now, I'm not advocating that anyone who prays a prayer is saved, and to be honest with you I don't know anyone who does believe that.
It saddens me to see these Pharisees ridicule those who believe that salvation is simple! I've heard them judge their motives, by saying they only want to see more numbers. Like they can see into the heart of a man and know why he believes what he believes. It could be that those who preach a simple salvation, simply believe the Bible; they don't want to see folks die and go to hell so they tell more people about Jesus, and because of this they see more saved!

How easy is Salvation? 

Well brother, it's as easy as walking through a door! Jesus said in John 10:9 "I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture."

It's as easy as taking a drink of water! Jesus said in John 4:10 "Jesus answered and said unto her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water."  John 4:13-14  "Jesus answered and said unto her, Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again: But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life."

It's as easy as eating bread! Jesus said in John 6:35 "And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst."

It's as easy as believing! Jesus said in John 3:15-16 "That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life."

John 3:18 "He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God."

Salvation is so easy that little children can get a hold of it! Salvation is so easy that people that live in the jungle can get a hold of it! Salvation is so easy that Gypsies in Croatia can get a hold of it!

Jesus said in John 12:32 "And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me."

Let's stop trying to complicate God's simple plan of salvation and let's get out more and lift up Jesus!

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Traveling On!

We've made it to Jackson, AL. We are staying in a mission house provided by a dear couple in the church. We are so thankful for people of God who make it a whole lot easier on missionaries. We are enjoying our time here out in the country. We are surrounded by beautiful scenery and I've been able to get a lot of work done!

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Sunday, July 17, 2011


I had the privileged this week to meet Dr. Freret, president of BEAMS. We had a great time at this ministry and my family got to help pack Bibles going to Africa! It was wonderful seeing this ministry and what they are doing for the Lord!

I was able to explain to Dr. Freret about our Croatian Bible project, and he's agreed to help us get it printed when we are finished! Praise God!

Dr. Freret also wants to help us get 3,000 of the New Testaments that are coming to Croatia, bound with a nice hard cover. We're excited about it because we know that BEAMS always does quality work.

We are looking forward to having a long time cooperation with BEAMS as we get the Word of God out to the Croatian people!

Going to try it again!

We are still travelling and visiting churches! The Lord has been good to us, and we've been staying busy. One of the great blessings of being a missionary is getting to travel and meet so many of God's people. There are many churches and Christians out there that are still staying by the stuff and sticking to the old paths!

I want to try and be more faithful with this blog and let many of you know what is going on with our ministry!

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