I approach questions from a logical point of view first and then explore how they fit in with Biblical teaching. It is amazing how the two viewpoints coincide except when it is divine logic which cannot be explained using human criteria e.g. why are some people born rich while others are poor, why some suffer debilitating diseases like cancer while others have perfect health, why some die young while others live to see 100 and so on. They have to be approached from the Bible.
All the previous answers have identified what Jesus meant by salvation being...
Taking God's name in vain In most Western nations we continue to ask...