Author Archives: Sean Budde

A Message For All Calvinists (Predestined to Believe? No!)

It’s true that believers are predestined. That’s biblical. Believers are predestined, but predestined to what exactly? Predestined to believe? No, the Bible never says that. The Bible describes predestination in different ways. Here are a few examples: (Ephesians 1:3-5) Blessed [be] … Continue reading

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Matthew 7:13-27 Examined: The Strait Gate and Narrow Way Biblically Defined (Part 4)

(Matthew 6:24) No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. Here’s an excerpt from … Continue reading

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Matthew 7:13-27 Examined: The Strait Gate and Narrow Way Biblically Defined (Part 3)

To enter in the kingdom of Heaven through the strait gate and narrow way, is to follow Christ by doing righteousness, which is the fruit of being born of God. The Bible indicates that those who do not righteousness (no good … Continue reading

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Matthew 7:13-27 Examined: The Strait Gate and Narrow Way Biblically Defined (Part 2)

There are a number of people in the “Free Grace” movement who teach that to do the “will” of the Father is to simply believe on Christ for salvation. And that good fruit (sanctification) has nothing to do with the “will” of the … Continue reading

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Matthew 7:13-27 Examined: The Strait Gate and Narrow Way Biblically Defined (Part 1)

What is the strait gate and narrow way? This is a very important question, because without entering through the strait gate and narrow way, no Christian will inherit everlasting life in the Kingdom of Heaven. So, it’s essential to understand … Continue reading

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