In the previous article, we considered some oppositions to infants who die in their infancy going to heaven, proposed the contrary view, and set out to resolve the bottlenecks from the Biblical standpoint. We begin part II of this series by considering Adam’s sin and its effect on his posterity. Adam’s sin The relevant passage … Continue reading On Infants, Heaven and Original Sin Part II
The subject of whether infants who die in their infancy will go to heaven is one that is rarely taught from our pulpits. Albeit, it is one of much interest in theological circles across faiths. This three-part article attempts to consider what the Bible teaches on the subject. Immediate Oppositions The immediate opposition to infants … Continue reading On Infants, Heaven and Original Sin Part I
The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but the things that are revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words of this law (Deuteronomy 29:29) “The book of Deuteronomy records Moses’ words to the Israelites as they waited on the plains of Moab to enter … Continue reading The Secret And Revealed Things Of God
John 20 Christians worldwide are celebrating the commemoration of the resurrection of Christ today. The resurrection is a fundamental Christian doctrine upon which Christianity stands or falls. Without the resurrection, Christianity has no hope to offer. Paul makes that point clearly in 1 Corinthians 15:11-19. In the gospels; the events leading to the crucifixion, burial … Continue reading Five Facts About The Resurrection
As Christians we need to guard ourselves against deception. We must examine ourselves constantly, to see whether we are living in deception.
Paul's epistle to the Philippians is one exuding with great joy, praise and adoration. In this epistle, you encounter words like "rejoice in the Lord" (3:1); "Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice" (4:4). What is most fascinating is that Paul wrote these words while in prison. The epistle to the Philippians, … Continue reading Philippians 4:13: What Did Paul Really Mean?
"Born Again": This is one of the most used words in all of Christendom, not just limited to our generation but has been by generations past. Now you do not need to have been in the Christian faith for long to have probably heard this term thrown around. Indeed, it has been used so much … Continue reading The Necessity Of The New Birth
In a place where I used to work few years back, there was a seller of DVDs who came by weekly to sell his wares to some of my colleagues. On one occasion, he brought along some “blue films”. I was with a senior colleague in our staff common room. He asked if I would … Continue reading A COVENANT WITH THE EYE
In many Christian circles today there is a strong emphasis on “faith”. We are often told if we have enough faith we could move mountains and do the impossible. It doesn’t matter the problem, all you need is a good dose of faith and God will come running because he is compelled to honour his … Continue reading A Faithful Christian Life
One of the difficult doctrines to wrap one's head around is the doctrine of eternal security monikered as "Once Saved Always Saved". The controversy around this doctrine is the misconception that maintaining good works doesn't matter. One can live as they want; after all they are saved. This misconception showed up in a conversation with … Continue reading Eternal Security: Saved Never To Lose It