Posts by John Longmire (Page 35)

Posts by John Longmire (Page 35)

The First Converts

Christianity is a religion composed entirely of converts. Whether or not we grew up in the church or were baptized as infants, all of us must make a decision to repent of our sins and follow Christ. Pentecost is the birthday of the church when there were 3000 people in Jerusalem who were converted to Christ in a single day. Simon Peter had just finished his great message declaring Christ to be the resurrected Messiah and the fulfillment of Old…

Christ’s Intercession for Us

What then are we to say about these things? If God is for us, who is against us? He who did not withhold his own Son, but gave him up for all of us, will he not with him also give us everything else? Who will bring any charge against God’s elect? It is God who justifies. Who is to condemn? It is Christ Jesus, who died, yes, who was raised, who is at the right hand of God, who…