The Half Has Not Been Told

For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brethren . – Romans 8:29 This verse gives us the definition of glorification – “ to become conformed to the image of His Son .” Now first of all, let me point out some things that glorification is not. Glorification is not “becoming the best me I can be.” There is a lot of pop psychology, and watered-down, worthless teaching in pulpits today which... Read More
Posted by Jeff Noblit at Tuesday, January 31, 2012 | 1 comments

Freely Justified

“ For we maintain that a man is justified by faith apart from works of the Law .”  Romans 3:28 This word “justification” is an official word from the law courts of the day, coming from an ancient practice. As judges heard a case, they would consider the man being charged. If the judge considered him now “just” and free to go, he would put a white marble in an urn that sat on his desk. If the judge considered him unjust and punishable by law, he would put a black marble in that urn. Now,... Read More
Posted by Jeff Noblit at Wednesday, January 25, 2012 | 0 comments

Fruit is the Proof

“ For each tree is known by its own fruit …” Luke 6:44a Jesus did not say that you will be known by your doctrine. He said you will be known by your fruit. You’ll be known by what you practice as a lifestyle, not just by the profession you make with your lips. I’m not saying one’s profession is not important, but that’s not how you determine genuine discipleship or genuine conversion. It’s not the profession; it’s not the doctrine; it’s the possession and the practice. The profession is... Read More
Posted by Jeff Noblit at Wednesday, January 18, 2012 | 1 comments
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