Jesus Christ as the perfecter or finisher of our faith means that, as Paul said in Phil 1:6, "he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion". Here is a certainty and assurance for the believer. What God started in Christ, he will finish.
Consider my first parents, Adam and Eve. Created perfect, and in the image of God. God’s communion to enjoy in the eve; In perfect peace and accord. Along comes the Tempter Foolishly, the fall. They hide from their maker: But He draws near, in spite, He provided a way out of it all. I was … Continue reading Inspite Of Me
In the previous article, we looked at the first mark of a genuine Christian, Heavenly Mindedness. Today, we will consider the second mark, that is, a genuine Christan Fights Sin. In verse 5 of Colossians 3, Paul tells Christians to “Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, … Continue reading A Christian Fights Sin
Psalms 51 You might have read or heard of the infamous story of David and Bathesheba. David committed adultery with Bathsheba, and as if that was not enough, he had her husband killed at the war front! He has shed innocent blood in an attempt to cover up his adulterous sin. For a while it … Continue reading Wrestling With Sin
“My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commandments with your heart, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you” (Proverbs 3:1-2). Imagine you are in your old age, about to depart this life; you call your children to your bedside to distribute your wealth. What … Continue reading Forget Not My Teaching
Most Christians would not like to talk about it. However, in an age of information where every imaginable information is available at the click of a button, you might have come into contact with pornography in one shape or form in your life. The truth is that nudity is no longer a hushed subject in … Continue reading Six Things You Must Know About Pornography
You probably might have heard or read the story of Joseph. It is one that holds great lessons for God's people of all time. In Genesis 39:2-3, there is a quiet fascinating description of Joseph's relationship with his master: His master saw that the Lord was with him and that the Lord caused all that … Continue reading Joseph: An Example For Faithful Christian Living