Category: Salvation

List of Signers of “A Statement of the Traditional Southern Baptist Understanding of God’s Plan of Salvation”

So far, over 825 Southern Baptists serving as denominational leaders, pastors, evangelists, church staff members, Baptist seminary and college personnel, and lay leaders have signed “A Statement of the Traditional Southern Baptist Understanding of God’s Plan of Salvation.” We welcome the signatures of all Southern Baptists who would affirm this statement. If you would like […]

An Introduction to “A Statement of the Traditional Southern Baptist Understanding of God’s Plan of Salvation”

by Dr. Eric Hankins Pastor of First Baptist Church Oxford, Mississippi A Statement of Traditional Southern Baptist Soteriology SBC Today.pdf (Right click on link to save a pdf version of this document). The following is a suggested statement of what Southern Baptists believe about the doctrine of salvation. Compiled by a number of pastors, professors, […]

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“It is finished.”
False Assumptions because of the Cross
Part 2 – I don’t have to pursue salvation

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“It is finished.”
False Assumptions because of the Cross
Part 2 – I don’t have to pursue salvation

Dr. Thomas Douglas Pastor Parkway Baptist Church Kansas City, KS This is the second part of series; click to read part one. If you have pastored for even a year, you recognize among our congregations a general lack of concern for their eternal lives. It’s seen in the ease in which people dismiss services, dismiss […]

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“It is finished.”
False Assumptions because of the Cross
Part One

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“It is finished.”
False Assumptions because of the Cross
Part One

Dr. Thomas Douglas Pastor Parkway Baptist Church Kansas City, KS Ever wonder how “people of the book” can get so far away from God?  Ever struggle with church members that cling to the old rugged cross to proclaim their forgiveness for continuing in their rebellious ways?  The greatest truth in all of Scripture is that […]

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Praying to Receive Christ

Is it unbiblical to encourage someone to pray to “receive” or “accept” Christ as their Lord and Savior? Is it unbiblical to speak of inviting Christ into your heart or life? Dr. Steve Gaines (Pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church in the Memphis suburb of Cordova, Tennessee, and a member of the committee that framed the […]