The trend of this
book is two-fold. First to clear away the debris that has all but
covered the Glories of God's Grace, and second to place Service
and Rewards in their Scriptural position.
The pulpit is
presenting a plan of salvation that minimizes grace -- a plan based upon
the prowess of man.
The pew is pleased
with the pulpit and joins heartily in the new message.
Even where "Grace"
is presented it is often crippled by the counter doctrine of
The childish idea of
"be good and be saved" is all too prevalent with
adults. The mature idea of "be good and keep saved"
is even more prevalent.
The plan of salvation
is sufficiently plain. There is no need for such confusion. The woeful
worthlessness of the works of the law; the marvelous merits of grace,
and the righteous rewards for service are all set forth in the Word of
Our purpose is not to
cast light on these fundamental fixtures of the faith, our purpose is to
lift up the light of God's Truth that it may shine anew upon the
darkness of false teachings -- that all who will, may find the Way of
Life and walk therein.
Not by the works
which I have done,
Not by the race which I have run,
But through the blood of Christ, the Son;
His grace is all
Naught could I
boast of word and deed,
No goodness of mine own could plead;
Christ on the cross met all my need --
By grace He set
I fell a sinner at
I pled His sacrifice replete,
His grace and mercy did entreat:
By grace He