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Dr. Andrew Farley

Will some really be called “least” in Heaven?

November 22, 2023

Why does Jesus say anyone who annuls any commandment will be called “least” in Heaven? I’m hearing the word “sinner” a lot in my church. Should I be concerned?

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Why does Paul seem to be bragging on himself about finishing the race and getting a crown? Is “once saved, always saved” actually true? What about those who die in infancy? And those who can’t comprehend the Gospel? I know we are not under the Law, but what about the Ten Commandments?
November 21, 2023
If we love God, won’t we naturally keep the Ten Commandments? Are there examples where the Holy Spirit is given without the gift of tongues being present? Why were the Jews prohibited from eating certain foods? Why did Daniel not eat the same food and drink as the king? When we die, do we go to Heaven immediately or do we engage in a “soul sleep”?
November 20, 2023
Here’s my latest message that reveals the inherent problem with being under the Law. You’ll also discover how the Ten Commandments and even the Sermon on the Mount play a role in revealing humanity’s inability to keep God’s true standard. Furthermore, we’ll uncover the liberty believers can expect from God’s grace and how this newfound freedom actually empowers us to say “no” to sin. Check out this message. I believe it will ignite a passion for living in the freedom that Christ has secured for you. Enjoy! Discussion Questions for “101 Bible Questions” – Freedom: 1. Read Galatians 3:10 and James 2:10. What’s the issue with humans being under the Law? 2. Read 2 Corinthians 3:7-10 and Romans 7:7-8. How do we know the Ten Commandments are included in the issue? 3. How does the Sermon on the Mount factor in? 4. Read Galatians 4:4-5 and Hebrews 9:16-17. When did the New Covenant really begin? 5. Read Galatians 3:23-25 and Romans 10:4. What is the believer’s relationship to the Law? 6. Read Romans 6:14 and Galatians 5:18. What can the believer expect now under God’s grace? Why? 7. Read Titus 2:11-14. In your own words, how does the grace of God teach us to say “no” to sin?
November 19, 2023
Do Christians need to fast? Do Jews believe in the resurrection? What do passages about “falling away” refer to? Are there two returns of Christ? Who are the “other sheep” in John 10:16? Are there two judgments? What about crowns?
November 18, 2023
Why do so many churches not allow certain people to participate in the Lord’s Supper? Why does 1 Corinthians 3 talk about God destroying people who destroy His temple? Is Hebrew 6 really about apostasy or Christians walking away from the faith? *repeat episode
November 17, 2023
Why do so many churches not allow certain people to participate in the Lord’s Supper? Why does 1 Corinthians 3 talk about God destroying people who destroy His temple? Is Hebrew 6 really about apostasy or Christians walking away from the faith?
November 16, 2023
Why does the Bible record a story about King Saul visiting a medium? Are some people predestined for Heaven and others for Hell? Why does Romans 9 say God will have mercy on whomever He pleases? A pastor baptized my grandson and said he’d need to be baptized in the Spirit later. Is this true?
November 15, 2023
What does it mean to be “lukewarm”? Did you say “duh” to a caller or about a no-brainer truth? Are certain people pre-chosen by God to be saved? How do I navigate political opinions and express my own online while displaying Jesus? Are we always saved? What if we decide to leave God?
November 14, 2023
Were people in the Old Testament born again just like we are today? Does behavior matter? After salvation, do we still sin? How does grace impact discipleship?
November 13, 2023
This message in my “101 Bible Questions” series tackles judgment, rewards, and crowns – topics that might leave you feeling fearful and uncertain of what to expect in the future. Understanding your total forgiveness is key to comprehending the final judgment. And as we explore what will actually happen on the Day of Judgment, you’ll be captivated by the clarity and certainty that Scripture provides. You’ll also hear me challenge some common misconceptions Christians have about rewards and crowns, including whether they’re based on our works, length of service, or something else. This message sheds light on why you can approach the Day of Judgment with confidence. I encourage you to check this one out – it contains powerful and important truth that will revolutionize the way you see God’s judgment. Discussion Questions for “101 Bible Questions” – Fear, Judgment, and Reward: 1. Why is our total forgiveness so important to understanding the final judgment? 2. In your own words, describe what will actually happen to you on the Day of Judgment. 3. What does the truth about the final judgment make you feel? 4. React to this statement: The bema seat is a great, white throne. It’s all one judgment! 5. How does the phrase “reward of the inheritance” help us understand our reward better? 6. What happened in the Parable of the Vineyard Workers? How does that factor in? 7. What are the three crowns mentioned? What do they represent? How do the 24 elders drive this point home?
November 12, 2023
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Deception and misunderstanding of God’s truth can cause you to miss the fullness of God’s grace, forgiveness, and love. We want to help you know the difference between the truth of God’s grace and lies that lead you astray by sending you Pastor Andrew Farley’s new 7-part series EXPOSED: Distinguishing Spiritual Truth from Religious Lies! The EXPOSED series is our thanks for your gift to help more people break free from false teaching and rest in the freedom that is found through the finished work of Jesus Christ.

About The Grace Message

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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