The Grace Message

Dr. Andrew Farley

“How do we grieve?”

November 9, 2023

What specifically do you need to do to be saved? What is a grace perspective on grief and loss? Why did Jesus curse the fig tree? My husband passed away and is in Heaven. I wonder if he can hear me when I speak to him; what does the Bible say?

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I’ve struggled with anxiety for most of my life. What are your thoughts on therapy? My wife has been unfaithful in multiple ways and is unwilling to get counseling with me. Am I letting God down if I get a divorce? Have you visited BibleQuestions.com to ask your question?
November 8, 2023
Why did Jesus answer Pilate's questions but not Herod's? If we were spiritually dead, then what part of us died at salvation? If it died, then how are we alive now? Do we have a human spirit that is distinct from God's Spirit? My pastor said tongues is not for today because of 1 Corinthians 13:8. Have some spiritual gifts gone away? What's the true gift of tongues anyway?
November 7, 2023
My mother-in-law claims to interpret dreams, and it feels manipulative. What should I do? I'm depressed and worry about losing my salvation. Can you help? My husband had an emotional affair about six months ago. I'm working on forgiving him, but I'm also just not sure what to do. Thoughts?
November 6, 2023
Imagine living with the assurance that you’re forgiven once and for all, not little by little. Believing this truth sets you free from the burden of guilt and shame, allowing you to experience the fullness of God’s grace and love. In this latest message from my new series, I explore the profound distinction between sins merely being “covered” versus sins being completely “taken away” forever. I also reveal the true meaning of 1 John 1:9 and invite you to consider how total forgiveness can impact your anticipation of Christ’s return. This is one of our best, most important messages ever. I encourage you to take some time to soak it in, knowing you’ll find healing, freedom, and a deeper understanding of God’s incredible love for you! Discussion Questions for “101 Bible Questions” – Forgiveness: 1. Why is the distinction between “covered” and “taken away” important? 2. How does Hebrews highlight Jesus’ posture regarding our forgiveness? 3. React to this statement: You’re forgiven once for all, not little by little. 4. What does it mean to you that God keeps no record of your sins? 5. Explain in your own words how forgiveness in the “Lord’s Prayer” should be understood. 6. What is the true context and meaning of 1 John 1:9? 7. How does this message of total forgiveness impact your view of Christ’s return?
November 5, 2023
How do you find a place to express your spiritual gifts? I know a pastor who says we Christians need to have a repentant heart. Is that true? When will you publicly debate me about (water baptism for) salvation? I feel like I’ve fallen from grace, and I wonder how to get back to God. Can you help? What was Jesus really like (His personality toward others)? Does Revelation 3:5 mean we might be deleted from the Book of Life? In whose name should we be baptized - Jesus’ or the whole Trinity’s?
November 4, 2023
How do I forgive someone who hurt me deeply? Do I still need to spend time with them? Can we lose our salvation? I prefer to talk to unbelievers instead of Christians. I was baptized as a child, but didn’t understand the Gospel perfectly. Should I be baptized again?
November 3, 2023
Can you lose your salvation? Were Jesus and the thief on the cross literally in Paradise on the same day? Why don’t you teach that baptism is necessary for salvation? Am I responsible for not sharing Jesus with everyone I meet? Is their blood on my hands?
November 2, 2023
Why does Romans say “all of Israel will be saved”? How can we properly understand the “grafting in“ and “cutting off” in Romans 11? What is the “reward“ and “loss” in 1 Corinthians 3? I struggle with depression, and I have a hard time finding joy in my life. Can you help?
November 1, 2023
I experience blasphemous thoughts and wonder if I’m ruining my salvation. I can sing the Bible! Is it okay for children to dress up and go out for candy today? Why does the Lord’s Prayer say, “Lead us not into temptation”? I thought God didn’t tempt us! Why do we put the Old Testament with the New Testament and call it the Bible?
October 31, 2023
Do we have to “beg” to be saved? Does Isaiah 53 guarantee our physical healing by faith? What does the Parable of Ten Virgins mean? Can a Christian who looks at pornography get possessed by a demon? What about near-death experiences where people visit Heaven or Hell and then come back?
October 30, 2023
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The Grace Message with Dr. Andrew Farley consistently offers simple, straightforward, and accurate help for anyone looking to better understand the depths of God’s grace. Andrew’s teachings will challenge the way you look at God through scriptural insights, and help you live in the freedom of the finished work of Jesus Christ.

About Dr. Andrew Farley

Dr. Andrew Farley is devoted to helping people better understand the grace of God and helping them live in the freedom that comes from a true understanding of Jesus Christ’s finished work on the cross. He seeks to challenge the way people look at God, and themselves, through practical, scriptural insights about God’s forgiveness, living under grace and what a new identity in Christ really means.

Andrew is the author of Zondervan’s debuted #1 bestseller on Amazon, The Naked Gospel, in addition to serving as lead pastor of Church Without Religion in Lubbock, Texas. He is also the president of The Grace Message. His mission is to help people better understand the grace of God and see them enjoy freedom. He previously served as a professor of linguistics at the University of Notre Dame and Texas Tech University

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