Dan Delzell

Dan Delzell

Christian Post Contributor

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  • How redefining ‘faith’ prevents people from knowing Christ

    How redefining ‘faith’ prevents people from knowing Christ

    Some people in their religious zeal mistakenly claim, “Faith is more than belief. Faith is also how you live your life.” This popular redefinition of “faith” is far more dangerous than you may realize.

  • Does the book of James promote salvation by works?

    Does the book of James promote salvation by works?

    While James did not teach that salvation can be earned, he did teach that good works are the fruit of a living faith in Jesus Christ.

  • A proposal for Catholics and Protestants

    A proposal for Catholics and Protestants

    If a Catholic priest and a Protestant pastor were to agree with one another on these three points, it would make quite a statement. It would indicate that both the Catholic priest and the Christian pastor are united in the Christian faith, in spite of their ecclesiastical differences.

  • Consuming Christ’s flesh and blood

    Consuming Christ’s flesh and blood

    There is no question that Christ’s words in John 6 are difficult to fully comprehend. But why anyone would overreact to the Lord's astonishing statements and turn away from the Bread of Life is beyond me.

  • Jesus is never the author of doubt

    Jesus is never the author of doubt

    The next time waves of doubt come crashing down upon you, remember Peter who cried out, “Lord, save me!” We too can call on the Lord when we experience feelings of desperation. Our loving Savior has no intention of allowing us to drown.

  • How to lead your children to Christ

    How to lead your children to Christ

    There is still time to reach your child for the Lord. The power of the Holy Spirit continues to guide and assist Christian parents in leading their children to Christ.

  • Pray for a thick skin and a soft heart

    Pray for a thick skin and a soft heart

    Love for enemies is just another aspect of the “foolishness” of the Gospel. But the foolishness of God is stronger than man.

  • Jesus will never tell a Christian: Depart from me

    Jesus will never tell a Christian: Depart from me

    Some people rely upon their works to get into Heaven, while Christians rely upon Christ’s death on the cross. Lost people rely upon the Law rather than the Gospel.

  • Unwanted same-sex attraction and free will

    Unwanted same-sex attraction and free will

    Some desires people experience are wanted, while others are unwanted. People choose to act on certain desires for various reasons while rejecting other desires. Human beings are free to make their own choices based on their beliefs, values, goals, etc.

  • Man naturally assumes salvation can be earned

    Man naturally assumes salvation can be earned

    There seems to be a universal assumption that in order to get into God’s “good graces,” you must work your way into such a coveted position. If God is going to grant you His favor, you must first prove you are worthy, right?