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Would it be possible for you to send me Part 2 of the Speak to the Mountain series? For whatever reason, I cannot access it. I really enjoyed this series but need the middle part.
Here it is.
Paul, I am a patreon member… Thanks for your reply.
Hi Eve, I just sent you an email. Thanks.
Paul this amazing!!! I happened to land in your website when I was about to be arrested by church clargy men of allowing women to minister in a church. It was a night of June 04/2018 that God directed me to escape to reality website. I really got enough stuff about women teaching / preaching to men.
I was not arrested after I gave concrete reality I got in your website. The women that were preaching were clobbered and left to go. I am currently suspended to stand before congregation and from taking holy communion.
I still need truth from you. I am coming from Kenya in Africa. I still need to stand with women not outdo this cultural believe in the church that women should not speak or teach or preach in church.
hi paul, if you have any clarity about ezekiel 5 and have time to post something on it at some stage i would value it. my church is studying the book at the moment and i’m struggling with the language of this chapter and other spots. i agree with what you say about asking God and i have been however coming out of strong religious influence means learning to relax into hearing Him is taking some time for me. i’m just finding the wording where God is saying He will punish the israelites in various ways tricky to reconcile with this new beautiful revelation of His goodness and love.
thanks again for your website, it’s helping me lots.
in Hyper grace what is the meaning of 666?
I am keen to go to your church as I am a huge fan if grace teachings. Could you advise me which church you go to? I live in Auckland.
Hi Pauline, I don’t lead a church but if you PM me on FB or Twitter I can tell you the names of some grace churches.
Do you think OT believers had eternal security? I couldn’t tell if the verses about it in the OT that you put on here were referring to the NT differences that were coming or if they actually had security back then, too. If it’s somewhere on the site and I missed it, I apologize.
I’ve been enjoying this site, it’s helping me understand how much bondage, I was really in. I really can’t do better, when I never know “Do I love God enough, and am I repenting enough or well enough, etc.” and really the only motivation for doing better is whether I’ll still be saved or not. I’ve got to have faith that God’s grace is going to prevail over my efforts, even if it’s God fueling my efforts, I still can’t measure up.
Thank you, God bless!
I’m a newly saved but I see non stop scary scriptures, please help me.
1 John 3 :6-9
John is not saying that Christian’s that habitual sin do not go to heaven right? He’s speaking about the absolute/new nature view right? If a Christian does some how habitual and deliberately sin they still go to heaven right?
Please check out the Archives > Scripture Index.
Hi Paul. I presume that you are aware of the latest translation called The Pure Word. If not, check it out. This is really exciting!
Hi Paul, it’s Tommy,
Please answer this for me, there’s a lot of scriptures out there like 1 John 3:6-9 that sound like if you habitual sin or if you practice sin as a believer you’re going to hell, and I heard 1000’s of pastors who agree with that, but if I just say to myself maybe they’re right about that scripture or maybe they’re wrong about those scriptures, but I’ve I’m deceived to just trust God with that, I’m not sure what that scripture means, maybe those pastors are right, or maybe they’re wrong, but I trust God with that answer, if I did that this way, that doesn’t mean I’m living under the law right? I’m just going to trust God with that, that’s ok right? I have severe religious OCD, and I’ve been batting it for over 15 years.
You can find articles on those scriptures in the Archives > Scripture Index.
Is gold wearing a sin? Please prove it
Overall, I think it depends on the attitude. Gold wearing alone is not a sin because in Romans 14, Paul stated that none of the “generic stuff” (like dates or food) is sin by itself. Doing activities is only sin if it keeps us from loving God and others (Romans 14:15). If you choose to wear gold, make sure you focus on glorifying God (in other words, don’t do it just to show off).
Hi Paul can you please reply,
I believe in Christ and I believe I’m going to Heaven, and I believe my sins are forgiven forever even my repeated sins no matter how many times I repeat the same sins, and bad habits etc.but I read a few posts from you wrote that’s really hurting me because you said that if we don’t know for 100% certainty we are living under the law, but nothing is 100% certain in this world or that would become scientifically proven, if I just believe I’m going to Heaven and I believe I am forever forgiven, and I don’t know for 100% certain of those things, that doesn’t mean I’m living under the law or that I’m under law, right ? Can you please reply to me, I’ve tried to reach you on Facebook but no reply, I’m hurting right now, please reply.
Hi Lisa, I’m not sure what your question is. Can you give it to me in one sentence?
I’m very sorry, I meant since the Bible can’t be proven true, and it’s not factual, I say I ‘believe’ I’m forever forgiven ( even repeated sins), I ‘believe’ I’m saved, I ‘believe’ I’m going to Heaven, but I don’t say I’m ‘certain’ or I ‘know’ that I am. I also don’t know many answers about grace and law, I don’t know which pastors are right or wrong on topics, but just because I don’t know certain answers, that doesn’t mean I’m under the law or living under the law. I’ve read your posts on 7 signs of living under law and the post on how do I know I’m saved. I’m not considered living under the law or under law based upon everything that I’ve wrote and the way I mentioned I live, right ?
This is really bothering me. Please from your heart reply
Please check out my article, “How do I know I’m saved?“
I have OCD, so that’s why I say I believe and I don’t say I know for certain of those things, for me to say for certain, something would have to be proven fact. But I truly believe in all of those things I listed. I hope you understand. If you don’t I’ll try and write it again but simpler.
Ok I’ll put it into one sentence,
I ” Believe” that I’m forever forgiven, saved, and going to Heaven, does that mean that I’m living under the law or that I’m under the law?
My name is Dennis, I was baptized as a infant in the Catholic Church, does a believer in Christ need to be baptized to get into Heaven, I’ve read some of your post, I feel you’re leaning towards that, do you believe that a believer needs to be Baptized to go to Heaven, this is really weighing on me heavy.
This is really weighing on me hard tonight, my grandfather died last night, and he was never water baptized at any moment of his life, but he believed in Christ with his heart, do you believe he’s in Heaven? If you can answer this from your heart it would mean the world to me.
Was the penitent thief on the cross baptized? Your grandfather is with Jesus.
Hi Paul, I am blessed daily with your writings on the amazing grace of God! Have you heard of the Bible teacher Graham Cooke? He seems particularly balanced in the area of grace, as your other grace teachers you mention on your website.
I really like your book its amazing… do you have church here in Auckaland?
Hi Paul, Your scripture index is a big help to me! If I see a verse on the list (like Matthew 5:17) but it doesn’t have a link on it, what does that mean?
Hi Sandra, The ones without links mean I have covered them in books. The key is under the table, but “AD17” (which is the code found next to Matt 5:17) means I discuss or touch on Matt 5:17 in chapter 17 of AD70 and the End of the World. I don’t know that I would go out and buy a book for one scripture – you might be disappointed! But if you already own the book, it might be worth looking up. I’m glad you find the Scripture Index helpful.
Hi Paul, I just want to know if anyone else is going through or has gone through this wrestling phase when Holy Spirit is revealing and teaching about Gods grace. At the moment it feels like I am being tumbled about in a washing machine with a load of rocks,my mind is going all over the place,there are moments of clarity then confusion,there are moments of calm then turmoil,then it feels like I am covered in filth then being washed and then the spin starts ,the the wash cycle starts again and it all starts again,there are the n moments of joy and aha! moments then it all gets clouded and covered up again!?
Thank you for faithfully and consistently putting out the message of Grace and answering the many questions that so many struggle with. Yes, the message of Grace is truly good news and so liberating. I have been greatly blessed by your writings.
I am an editor / journalist with 21 years of experience. I am looking for opportunities to edit some good Christian material and would love to extend my services to your ministry.
I currently live in Qatar in the Middle East.
I am happy to send you my resume if you are interested.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Paul, I have tried several times from the link you sent me for my complimentary book. When I press “Get” nothing happens
I just sent you a reply via Patreon.
Paul: I’m a paetron and tried to download your new book, but, unsuccessfully. HELP!!!!!!
Hi Gary, I entered your email address and downloaded it (to your address) no problem. Please check your in box, junk and spam folders. It should be there.
Paul, I have tried several times from the link you sent me for my complimentary book. When I press “Get” nothing happens.
Hi James, could it be that you forgot to enter your email address first? I entered your address and it went through fine. The download link for the book should be in your inbox or junk- or spam-folders.
Here’s my attempt at a short question. Ephesians 2:10 … created in Christ Jesus unto good works…. Does this mean I am created in Him – “upon” His good works, which were prepared by God that I should walk in “those” completed works? Every translation seems to say I was created to do, or for, good works. I realize I’m picking at a preposition, but I can receive walking in His completed works better than seeing that works are still ahead of me.
I feel the Holy Spirit showed it to me this way; however, I don’t want to change scripture to suit me and can’t find anyone that supports this with commentary.
Could you please do an exposition on the differences between CHARIZOMAI and APHESIS forgiveness.
Hey Paul! I was reading Luke today and the Spirit brought you to mind when I read this for some reason:
“How favored you become when you are hated, excommunicated, or slandered, or when your name is spoken of as evil because of your love for me, the Son of Man.”
Luke 6:22 TPT
Hope it’s helpful or encouraging
Thank you, Sam.
Hello! Love your words, I’ve been working on writing what God is downloading and feel led to put a book together. I would like you to pray with me about it and share any guidance the Lord leads you to. Blessing, be encouraged!
Paul, Do you believe only our spirits are made brand new when we receive Jesus or that we become brand new – spirit, soul and body? You recommend a book titled “Walking In The Way’s of Royalty” that I read over a year ago and in it Kris Vallotton talks about how the Bible does not say in 2 Corinthians 5:17 that “we are new spirits in Christ.” It says “we are new creatures in Christ.” I’ve been thinking about that ever since I read it. I was just wondering what you believe and if you have any blog posts along this line?
Some thoughts can be found here.
Hello, your site and books have been such a blessing to me. I was wondering if you have considered putting your books on audible or audio format? I know a lot of people who travel a lot and don’t read hard copies, but listen to books as they travel.
Once again, thank you for your bold proclamation and defense of the gospel.
Hi Jake, thanks for the comment. This is something I’ve been thinking about. I am certainly aware that there are many people who prefer listening to reading, and having just done a 9-hour road trip I am learning the value of podcasts. It’s on my radar.
Hi Paul, because I don’t know how to contact you another way, I am doing it here…
Hi Leanne, I have just replied to you via the Patreon messenger. Thanks.
Just THANK YOU!!
Your insight into Scripture has brought this recovering workaholic so much peace, freedom, inspiration, joy, lightness, smiling…THIS is actually Good News!! 👏🙌
I wasn’t sure how to do this. My husband told me he doesn’t want any more automatic withdrawals from our credit card so I’m going to have to stop giving to your ministry that way abd make one time contributions instead. Can you direct me to the correct place on your website where I can stop the monthly payments and make one time contributions?
Hi Lisa, monthly contributions are handled by Patreon and that’s the place to make changes. (You can probably find a link in any emails you have received from them.) Information on one-time contributions can be found at the bottom of this page. Thank you for your generosity.
Do you know of any expository grace preachers? I was looking for the book of Romans and Galatians.
I can help you with that. Romans is found right after the Gospels, and Galatians is three books after Romans. 🙂
Sorry, I couldn’t resist.
Paul, I’m already signed up on your blog. How can I receive the “Who Is Your Daddy?” PDF package?
A dear friend put me onto your website. After 40 years in a works based organisation (JWs) and coming out a couple of years ago the thought of once saved… is a new concept to me and one that I struggle with.
I fully accept that our father has got a tight grip on us and he won’t let go but surely we can let go. We have free will and can decide to not want him holding us anymore.
I really need as much help as possible to understand this.
Thanks in advance.
You’ve come to the right place. With hundreds of articles covering thousands of scriptures, you should find answers to many of your questions. A good place to start is in the Archives > Subject Index > Eternal security.
Can you email end of year giving report. My accountant is asking for it.
Hi Richard, I just PMed you via Patreon.
Hi, I’m wondering if I can request prayer. I have struggled with anxiety and issues around the security of my salvation for years. I worry about whether or not I have faith/whether or not God has chosen me, and that alternates with worrying about not being remotely obedient enough. I’m currently struggling through some troubles with sleep, anxiety, and I’ve had some physical symptoms this past year that have caused me trouble–digestive issues, chronic stress, and thyroid issues. I’m from a city called Winnipeg in Canada. I’d give anything to feel secure in Christ. Also, to be able to sleep and feel better would be great. If you are willing to pray, I’d massively appreciate it. I really like your website. It has helped me in what I feel is an ongoing process of moving towards a grace-based mindset, and trying to change the lens through which I view God and Scripture. I have had a lot of therapy, and understand some of the reasons why I struggle with issues of security and a performance mentality (something called an attachment injury from childhood). It’s still a struggle, though.
I will pray.
If you were a Christian and got divorced can you remarry?
You may be interested in my article, “Can divorced people remarry?“
Do you have any study tools, i.e. Greek and Hebrew lexicons that you can recommend for download as an app for iPhone.
Hello, could you please do an article on the teaching “the courts of heaven” as this teaching has infected a lot of churches and beliefs.
I am open to learning if I’m wrong on the issue. I considered it, been digging into it for a while and just don’t see how it fits into the finished work of Jesus. I understand the we have to appropriate all that He has provided by coming into agreement with Him.
I would love to hear your thoughts on that teaching to help clarify my understanding and be more settled on the issue. I teach various small groups and this is a continual discussion, I’ve noticed most people use Old Testament scriptures like Isaiah 43:26 and the gospels, or words spoken by Jesus before His death.
Thank you for all your teachings and articles and books! They have helped me tremendously in my understanding of the most difficult scriptures!
Hi Barbara, I normally write about the gospel and treasures I see in scripture rather than other people’s revelations. Thanks for the encouraging feedback.
Matthew 18:19 – is this verse addressed anywhere on your site?
Check out this article. For future reference, you may find the Scripture Index helpful.
Do you know a really good book upon the Revelation of John? This last book of the bible full of the Image of an angry God and a Jesus killIng hundred thousands people?
I cannot see any grace there….but it must show Jesus how we know Him from the gospels?
Best regards from Germany
Paul, Will you be starting a podcast?
Hi Paul, I tried to find something on this question but couldn’t. Basically it concerns the notion that we need to clean ourselves up of any sin in our lives before we can hear from God or get a response from Him. The scriptural basis for this is ” If I regard sin in my heart, the Lord will not hear me”. I am sure other scriptures are used to support this but this seems to be the main one.
I am wondering if that is really true, if say someone must remove all sin from their life before Jesus would meet them where they are at.
I was asked who I would recommend concerning a book about grace for someone about to receive Jesus… I have no more info than that. I have a bunch of your books but I thought maybe you could give me a heads up
If they like to read, I’d give them The Gospel in Ten Words. If they aren’t readers, then Stuff Jesus Never Said.
I thought maybe Who’s Your Daddy?
I will send your ideas on to them
We discovered your web site when we did a search on “Can unbelievers take Communion?” We have since read many of your posts and bought 3 of your books. Letters from Jesus blew me away. It was so different from what I was taught.
But in all your articles, there are none on Speaking in tongues.???
Kakata, Liberia West Africa
I was surprised to find nothing on your site about baptism. I searched but saw nothing.
My church holds a very legalistic view. I am not asking for your view….just interested if you already have a views published.
Hi Paul. Loving your stuff mate. I’ve joined the subscription thingy too. I just wanted to get the run down on postage costs from amazon.com.au. I live on the Gold Coast Australia (origianlly from Rotorua). 2 weeks ago, I purchased one paperback copy of The Gospel In Ten Words online through amazon.com.au and happily received it 2 days later – MIRACULOUS. I’ve ordered another 5 of these books but these will take 2-3 weeks. Do you know why? I also want to purchase all your other books (paperback versions) Stuff Jesus Never Said + AD70 + Letters From Jesus + Hyper Grace Gospel. They’re in my cart ready to go, but will cost $30+US dollars for postage only. Does that sound right to you? Just checking before I purchase. Cheers. Mat
Amazon’s shipping is the bane of every reader in NZ and Australia. I rarely buy books from AMZN these days. A far cheaper alternative, usually, is Book Depository. Although it’s based in the UK, their prices include shipping to pretty much everywhere, and they list all my titles. I’m glad you’re enjoying the books!
Thank you! I’m a preacher in South Florida and have really started to see who Jesus is and who HE has MADE ME! I’ve been called a Heretic, a “greasy grace preacher” and no matter how much I explain the fact that I’m not sin all you want, it seems the more they believe I do, I don’t get it!
I use to allow those comments to bother me, but I’m realizing that Its Christ IN ME that I should be looking to! People will talk and hate on what they cant see or understand. I’m just glad for sites like this that can bring CLARITY to popular scriptures.
Hey Steve, long time no hear. Just sent you an email.
I have extreme anxiety and fear because i am caught in work based religion… i fear everything and once i figured something out, something else comes and just knocks me down again… now i feel my heart is hardened because of all the anxiety… i am extremely afraid that i cannot trust Jesus because of my lack of feelings… is there still hope? Because i have very strong strongholds built inside my heart because of the lies i believed from the enemy… i am very afraid of my heart’s condition…