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THINGS THAT ACCOMPANY SALVATION – A Prayer Attitude

by Rev. Tom Shelton

THINGS THAT ACCOMPANY SALVATION – A Prayer Attitude, Luke 11:1-13 The Christian life begins with a prayer to God (Romans 10:13).  To be truly effective, the Christian life must continually be bathed in prayer.  Jesus was a man of prayer.  It was not unusual for Him to pray all night (Luke 6:12).  It was because […]

THINGS THAT ACCOMPANY SALVATION – Obedience

by Rev. Tom Shelton

THINGS THAT ACCOMPANY SALVATION – Obedience, I Samuel 15:1-23 INTRODUCTION:  The story of King Saul’s disobedience to the Lord’s command is a forceful illustration of our own tendency to disregard the commands of God and the sorrowful consequence of such rebellion. Obedience was the first law given to man in the Garden of Eden (Genesis […]

THINGS THAT ACCOMPANY SALVATION – Change

by Rev. Tom Shelton

THINGS THAT ACCOMPANY SALVATION – Change, John 3:1-7 INTRODUCTION:  What actually happens when a person is born again (regenerated)?  In the first place we must understand that at the moment we repent of sin and believe on Christ, we are born again.  We receive eternal life from God.  But that is only a small part […]

THINGS THAT ACCOMPANY SALVATION – Security

by Rev. Tom Shelton

THINGS THAT ACCOMPANY SALVATION – Security, Jude 1:24-25 INTRODUCTION:  Is it true that Christians are eternally secure?  Perhaps we should first answer the question, “What is a true Christian?”  We do not mean every person who professes to be a Christian.  Countless thousands have raised their hand or “come forward” in church services and signed […]

THINGS THAT ACCOMPANY SALVATION – Singleness of Purpose

by Rev. Tom Shelton

THINGS THAT ACCOMPANY SALVATION – Singleness of Purpose, Philippians 1:12-21 INTRODUCTION:  Whether our interests lie in the realm of athletics, music, business, or whatever, if we see someone who succeeds in those realms we are desirous of knowing what it was that brought them to that plateau of success.  No one would deny that Paul reached […]

THINGS THAT ACCOMPANY SALVATION – Victory Over Temptation

by Rev. Tom Shelton

THINGS THAT ACCOMPANY SALVATION – Victory Over Temptation, I Corinthians 10:13 INTRODUCTION:  Whenever a person is saved a great struggle begins.  The Christian still has the old nature, the sinful nature of Adam, which will try to drag him into sin all the time.  But he also has the new nature, the life from God, which hates […]

Deciding if I am a Spiritual Baby from Pastor Tom

by Rev. Tom Shelton

No doubt, you, like all Christians have wondered about your spiritual growth. Perhaps you have had a nagging feeling like something is missing from your life.  You began a review, you were born again and indwelt by the Holy Spirit, of that you are sure.  You felt good, and excited about serving Jesus Christ when […]