by Rob Parlante 1st Peter 1:9 When mankind places their trust in Christ’s death, burial and resurrection for the forgiveness of their sins, one is instantaneously indwelt with the Holy Spirit. In an instant one is delivered from being spiritually dead to becoming spiritually alive. One crosses from spiritual death to spiritual life. In this… Continue reading Soulical Healing
by Rob Parlante 1st Thes 4:3a Mature Christians often used theological terms to describe various aspects of one’s salvation. As a newer believer, I had no clue what any of these terms meant. Terms such as regeneration, justification, sanctification or glorification just to name a few. The only thing I knew was that I prayed… Continue reading The Will of God – Your Sanctification
by Rob Parlante 1 Thes 1:8-10 In the 1st Chapter of 1st Thessalonians, Paul starts by writing that He is thankful for the believers there and that He is making mention of them in his prayers. He is thankful that they have received the Gospel of Grace, that they have been made spiritually alive by… Continue reading The Living And True God
by Rob Parlante 1 Thes 2:18 Driving your car to a specific destination is a whole lot easier today than it was 20 years ago. In the past one had to know what major roads to take, what exits to look for, and in general what direction one is going. Am I going north, south,… Continue reading A Road To Nowhere
by Rob Parlante Matthew 26:39 There is a spiritual battle going on for control of every Christian’s soul. The battle is your flesh trying to control and influence your soul, versus your soul’s dependence on the Holy Spirit to live life. This begs the question, what is the definition of the soul? What’s it made… Continue reading Give Up Yet?
by Rob Parlante 2 Corinthians 3:6 Today with the advances in medical screening, drugs and medical research, the average man and woman in the United States is living longer. I remember as a child in the late 1960’s, a man living into his early 70’s was considered very old. Now that same man is considered… Continue reading A Deadly Mixture
by Rob Parlante John 15:15 With the recent advent of social media, the word friend has taken on a broader meaning. For example, when we friend someone on social media, we add them to a list of contacts associated with that networking site. Out of curiosity, I asked my 22 year old daughter how many… Continue reading Jesus’s Friend Request