- Owner of Mary Jane Burgers & Brew in Perryville to open new culinary concept in Cape (9/15/17)3
- Man accused of setting fire to Delta bar; posted photos of it burning on Facebook (9/17/17)5
- McClure man accused of leaving children in hot truck while gambling in casino (9/19/17)1
- How the story of one dog is helping others (9/14/17)1
- Eyewitnesses testify about fatal shooting; men were using drugs, alcohol (9/14/17)
- Jury finds Harris guilty of murder, 3 other counts (9/15/17)4
- Retailer may come to Jackson; rezoning needed first (9/17/17)2
- New boutique store advocates for special-needs people (9/19/17)
- Planet Fitness to anchor Town Plaza shopping center (9/18/17)1
- Mo. conservation agents help fight fires in western U.S. (9/15/17)
Belief in Christ is path to salvation
To the editor:
Someone said in a Speak Out comment that he bypassed Jesus and the church and wondered which church is God's.
To bypass Jesus and not accept the entire Bible as the truth is a great mistake. The Bible says, "All Scripture is given by inspiration of God and is profitable for doctrine for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness."
All Scripture, both the old and new testaments, refer to Christ Jesus, who was foretold to come and came in the appointed time. Christ says, "I am the way, the truth and the light. No one comes to the father but by me."
Any church that denies the infallibility of Scripture and denies that Christ is the only savior is a false church.
Scripture also says, "There is not a just many upon earth that does good and sinneth not." And, "All our righteousness is as filthy rags."
Jesus Christ died on the cross, rose from the dead and fully atoned for all our sins. By faith in Christ -- and in him alone -- comes forgiveness of all our sins. Such righteousness also will produce God-pleasing good works.
LEONARD A. KUEHNERT